Writing about art the big picture

Because we need to be able to express the ways in which our paragraphs are clearly related to our thesis. Support your discussion of content with facts about the work. And I did not have to take trustees on trips, either. Nevertheless, part of the way to resist that is to continue to inhabit a world in which art matters in the way that it has mattered to me all along.

writing about art the big picture

And it helps to show us the big picture idea. And of course a lot of exhibitions are very much collaborations with artists. What I wrote about her work was more in line with her being shown with minimal artists, but looking back on it now, I think I was wrong.

That was my introduction to the art world and to curating.

a short guide to writing about art pdf

It will have an organizational plan for the paragraphs and the claims that we're making. So, it was kind of a new venture, and Helene asked me to be the curator.

That all of the paragraphs relate back to the thesis. And therefore, they all help to support the thesis of the piece of writing. The thesis of the piece of writing is one clear, concise, single statement that tells us what the overall purpose of that writing is. DP: The slide project sounds like a thematic exhibition in and of itself…. It seems that is increasingly rare these days. They had sophisticated taste, which I came to share with them, largely. Her friendship with Betsy Baker, who was at that time the managing editor of ARTnews, was extremely important to me. DP: Absolutely. I struggled to figure out what to say about the work, how to interpret it. It's easy to get lost in the details of a paragraph. It will have an organizational plan for the paragraphs and the claims that we're making. I had never seen a proper exhibition until I moved to New York. I work very hard.
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Barnet, Short Guide to Writing About Art, A, 11th Edition