How to study and write for Art

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Having trouble getting long term assignments done? Try this out:Choose Art and Art History. (You can either have the plain version or the Asian version. Write a review here and tell us which one is best.) It will automatically begin with today's date. Then put in the date the assignment is due. CLICK and voila. All the interim pieces, what you have to do each week to get it done on time, are laid out for you. No more excuses!
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.
Learning to Study: A survivors guide   PDF file PDF file
This guide is designed for Visual Culture modules in the School of Art and Design, Middlesex University, UK. The focus is on how to get the most out of lectures, reading academic texts and writing essays.
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!
Writing the Art History paper
How do you translate what you see into a paper? I didn't know that there were different kinds of papers: formal analysis, sociological review, biographical essays, iconographs, or maybe iconology.
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.