How to study and write for Art

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How to study for an art history exam and get an A
It's not just memorizing and looking at pretty pictures! Here are some tips from an art history student, who knows!
How to study for an art history slide comparison exam
This is an entirely different kind of exam than more college tests. Therefore, you have to study differently. But if you've never experienced one of these, you may have no clue what to do. Here are tips written by an art professor who uses this slide comparison exam. Included is how to study, what 2 images make a good comparison, and how to develop a conclusion.
How to survive Art History exams
Specific hints with examples to help you have a good sense of periods and movements. "Be ready with the Why, not just the What." See how to implement study tips for Art History.
Tips for Art History students   PDF file PDF file
6 tips! Remember it is HISTORY!
Writing a Compare/Contrast Art History Essay
Get tips on these parts: identify, style, function/symbolism, cultural context and more. Then check out the Compare/Contrast worksheet resource next.
Writing About Art   PDF file PDF file
Did your prof assign an Iconography paper? What is that? There are at least 4 different kinds of papers for Art.
Art History
5 different kinds of papers from provenance to theory/criticism. Get the guidelines here.
Compare/Contrast Worksheet
Fill in the boxes on this worksheet to gather the data and organize your compare/contrast essay!
Analysis of an Original Artwork
What do you mean - this is not a description? The prof wants a formal analysis. What's that?
Writing in Art History
What kind of sleuth work is required? Iconography/Iconology? Find out what the professor is talking about before writing your paper. This handout will help clarify terminology and the writing paper for you.
Process of writing an art history paper
This includes how to do research for art history!
Visual Analysis Tips
Now what do I say about the painting? Here is an excellent page of tips of things to cover in your analysis. Works like a checklist.