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Syracuse University Libraries

Art Resources: Writing About Art and Other Libraries

Writing About Art

Art is the Signature of Civilization - Beverly Sills

 

What is art? Guides to writing about art.

Always keep in mind who your audience is.

 

  • A Short Guide to Writing About Art - N7476 B37 2008
  • About Modern Art- N6490 S895 2001    
  • Anxious Object-N6490 R59 1973    
  • Art Criticism and Education-N7476 W63 1997   
  • Beyond Piety, Essays- N7445.2 G45 1995   
  • Clement Greenberg- N7483 G73 K87    
  • Criticizing Art- N7476 B38 1994    
  • Nothing If Not Critical –N7445.2 H83 1998    
  • Provocations- N7475 C67 1996 
  • The Critic Sees - N7475 G5 1993
  • Understanding Art Objects -N7477.U53 2009
  • Art and the Human Adventure - N7483.M27.A45 2009
  • Writing Art History, Disciplinary Departures - N7480.I84 2010

 

Art terminology

Key Art Terms for Beginners - N34.Y46 1995

The Oxford Dictionary of Art - N33.O93 1997

The Tate Guide to Modern Terms - N34.W55 2008

Prints, Drawings and Watercolours, a guide to technical terms - N33.G65 1988

Oxford Concise Dictionary of Art Terms - N33.C53 2001

Illustrated Dictionary of Art Terms - N33.R49 1984

 

Critical Thinking

Critical Reasoning, a practical introduction - B809.2T48 2002

Critical Thinking, a concise guide - B809.2.B69 2002