How to Write Art History



ISBN: 9781856696951 Category:

Anne D'Alleva


Enables students to get the most from their art history course. In a clear and engaging style, Anne D’Alleva empowers readers to approach their coursework with confidence and energy. The book introduces two basic art historical methods – formal analysis and contextual analysis – revealing how to use these methods in writing papers and in class discussion. The common strengths and weaknesses of an art history essay are highlighted by using real examples of written work, and at each stage of the writing process D’Alleva offers valuable advice on developing an argument convincingly. Providing a fascinating view of the study of art history within its historical context, this book will be particularly helpful for those considering a career in this rewarding discipline.

Additional information

Weight 359 g
Dimensions 13.8 x 21 cm
Publisher name Laurence King Publishing Ltd
Publication date 25 June 2010
Number of pages 184
Format Paperback / softback
Dimensions 13.8 x 21 cm
Weight 359 g