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A Short Guide to Writing about Art (7th Edition)

by Sylvan Barnet

ISBN 0321101448 / 9780321101440 / 0-321-10144-8
Publisher Prentice Hall
Language English
Edition Softcover
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A Short Guide to Writing About Art, Seventh Edition, the best-selling text of its kind, equips students to analyze pictures (drawings, paintings, photographs), sculpture, and architecture, and prepares them with the tools they need to present their ideas in effective writing. This concise yet thorough guide to "seeing and saying" addresses a wealth of fundamental matters, such as distinguishing between description and analysis, writing a comparison, using peer review, documenting sources, and editing the final essay. This text is a perfect complement to any art course where writing is involved. [via]