Writing about Art
This straightforward guide prepares art lovers to describe, interpret, and write about works of art in meaningful and lasting terms. It provides an efficient step-by-step approach to writing--from choosing a work to write about, to essay organization, to research techniques, to footnote form, to preparing the final essay. Chapter topics include the process of writing about art, how to select works to write about, what to look for and how to describe what you see, where to look for help in understanding what you see, and a short guide to usage and style. For individuals who appreciate art and the written word.
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