Criticizing Art

Criticizing Art : Understanding the Contemporary

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Designed as a supplementary text, this book helps students of art and art history better understand contemporary art, by engaging them in the study of criticism and the practice of critically considering contemporary forms of art.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 208 pages
  • 185.42 x 231.14 x 10.16mm | 408.23g
  • McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
  • Mayfield Publishing Co ,U.S.
  • United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • colour illustrations, references
  • 076741165X
  • 9780767411653
  • 1,092,038

Table of contents

1. About Art Criticism 2. Theory and Art Criticism 3. Describing Art 4. Interpreting Art 5. Judging Art 6. Writing and Talking About Art Notes Bibliography Index
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About Terry Barrett

Terry Barrett is a Professor of Art Education at Ohio State University. He holds M.A. and Ph.D degrees from Ohio State University in Art Education with a concentration in Photography. He is the author of Criticizing Photographs, of Criticizing Art: Understanding the Contemporary, of Talking about Student Art, and the editor of a volume entitled Lessons for Teaching Art Criticism. He has also served as the senior editor of the research journal, Studies in Art Education. Professor Barrett has been a Visiting Scholar to The Getty Educational Institute for the Arts in Los Angeles, CA and a Visiting Scholar of Education at the Center for Creative Photography in Tucson, Arizona.
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