Understand the Complexities of Art Criticism in a Straightforward and Readable Manner
An Introduction to Art Criticism offers a thorough overview of art criticism as it has been practiced since the 1700s. The text is built around excerpts from the work of hundreds of historical and contemporary critics, including a substantial history of art criticism and chapters on the fundamental aspects of criticism and the formation of an individual voice.
Upon completing this book, readers should be able to:
Understand and appreciate the rich history of art criticism as a field
Analyze the "voice" of critics