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Interpreting Art : Reflecting, Wondering, and Responding

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Interpreting Art: Reflecting, Wondering, and Responding introduces readers to the varied methodologies of art interpretation without unnecessary jargon, presenting difficult and complex issues in an understandable way for beginning students without alienating more sophisticated readers.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 192 pages
  • 186 x 230 x 14mm | 421.85g
  • McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
  • Mayfield Publishing Co ,U.S.
  • Boston, MA, United States
  • English
  • colour illustrations
  • 0767416481
  • 9780767416481
  • 594,319

Table of contents

Interpreting Art: Reflecting, Wondering, and Responding

Introduction
Chapter 1: About Interpretation: Rene Magritte
Chapter 2: Multiple Interpretations of One Work of Art: Edouard Manet, A Bar at the Folies-Bergere
Chapter 3: Interpreting and Judgment: Controversial Art
Chapter 4: Interpreting and Appreciation: Abstract Painting
Chapter 5: Interpreting Old and Foreign Art
Chapter 6: Interpreting and Medium: Photography
Chapter 7: A Sampler of Interpretations
Chapter 8: Principles for Interpreting Art
Notes
Bibliography
Credits
Index
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About Terry Barrett

Terry Barrett is Professor of Art Education, with a joint appointment in the Department of Art, at The Ohio State University, where he is the recipient of a distinguished teaching award for courses in criticism and aesthetics within education. He has authored four books: Interpreting Art: Reflecting, Wondering and Responding; Criticizing Art: Understanding the Contemporary (2nd ed.); Criticizing Photographs: An Introduction to Understanding Images (4th ed.); and Talking about Student Art. He edited the anthology Lessons for Teaching Art Criticism, published articles in Aesthetic Education, Afterimage, Art Education, Exposure, Camera-Lucida, Dialogue, Cultural Research in Art Education, New Advocate, New Art Examiner, Studies in Art Education, Teaching Artist Journal, Theory into Practice, Visual Arts Research, and many chapters in edited books. He is an art critic in education for the Ohio Arts Council, consults museum education departments, juries exhibitions, and conducts workshops on studio critiques and writing.
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