Interpreting Art : Reflecting, Wondering, and Responding / Edition 1

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Overview

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

  • ISBN-13: 9780767416481
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
  • Publication date: 11/27/2002
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 192
  • Sales rank: 918,037
  • Product dimensions: 7.50 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the 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.

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Table of Contents

Interpreting Art: Reflecting, Wondering, and Responding IntroductionChapter 1: About Interpretation: Rene MagritteChapter 2: Multiple Interpretations of One Work of Art: Édouard Manet, A Bar at the Folies-BergéreChapter 3: Interpreting and Judgment: Controversial ArtChapter 4: Interpreting and Appreciation: Abstract PaintingChapter 5: Interpreting Old and Foreign ArtChapter 6: Interpreting and Medium: PhotographyChapter 7: A Sampler of InterpretationsChapter 8: Principles for Interpreting ArtNotesBibliographyCreditsIndex

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