Criticizing Art: Understanding the Contemporary (3rd edition)

Criticizing Art: Understanding the Contemporary (3rd edition)

By: Terry Barrett (author)Paperback

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Criticizing Art: Understanding the Contemporary takes readers inside the world of contemporary art and shows them how to think, write, and talk about art. Throughout, the principles of art criticism are presented and applied to contemporary forms of American art giving students of art and art history a solid framework for critically considering contemporary art through describing, interpreting, evaluating, and theorizing.

About Author

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.

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

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780073379197
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 256
  • ID: 9780073379197
  • weight: 424
  • ISBN10: 0073379190
  • edition: 3rd edition

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