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The Resource How to write about contemporary art, Gilda Williams

How to write about contemporary art, Gilda Williams

Label
How to write about contemporary art
Title
How to write about contemporary art
Statement of responsibility
Gilda Williams
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
How to Write About Contemporary Art is the definitive guide to writing engagingly about the art of our time. Invaluable for students, arts professionals and other aspiring writers, the book first navigates readers through the key elements of style and content, from the aims and structure of a piece to its tone and language. Brimming with practical tips that range across the complete spectrum of art-writing, the second part of the book is organised around its specific forms, including academic essays; press releases and news articles; texts for auction and exhibition catalogues, gallery guides and wall labels; op-ed journalism and exhibition reviews; and writing for websites and blogs. In counselling the reader against common pitfalls such as jargon and poor structure, Gilda Williams points instead to the power of close looking and research, showing how to deploy language effectively; how to develop new ideas; and how to construct compelling texts. More than 30 illustrations throughout support closely analysed case studies of the best writing, in Source Texts by 64 authors, including Claire Bishop, Thomas Crow, T.J. Demos, Okwui Enwezor, Dave Hickey, John Kelsey, Chris Kraus, Rosalind Krauss, Stuart Morgan, Hito Steyerl, and Adam Szymczyk. Supplemented by a general bibliography, advice on the use and misuse of grammar, and tips on how to construct your own contemporary art library, How to Write About Contemporary Art is the essential handbook for all those interested in communicating about the art of today
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Williams, Gilda
Dewey number
808.066
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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Art criticism
Target audience
adult
Label
How to write about contemporary art, Gilda Williams
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Content category
  • still image
  • text
Control code
000053399755
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
264 pages
Isbn
9780500291573
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
How to write about contemporary art, Gilda Williams
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Content category
  • still image
  • text
Control code
000053399755
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
264 pages
Isbn
9780500291573
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Other physical details
illustrations

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