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Recommended Resources by Subject

a broad range of subject guides created by UArts librarians

are available on the library home page:


UArts Library Catalog Subject Headings

Creative Practices


Art Criticism Authorship

Art Philosophy

Art Psychology

Art Study And Teaching

Artistic Collaboration
Communication in Education
Curriculum Planning

Critical Thinking
Interdisciplinary Approach in Education
Teaching Collection University of the Arts





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Suggested Readings 


REF111.8503 En19k


Kelly, Michael. Encyclopedia of Aesthetics. New York: Oxford UP, 1998.

(included in Oxford Art Online)




808.0667 B264s 2008 

Barnet, Sylvan. A Short Guide to Writing about Art. N.J. : Pearson, 2008.






808.042 B264f 2008 

Barnet, Sylvan, and Hugo Adam. From Critical Thinking to Argument: A Portable Guide. Boston, MA: Bedford/St. Martins, 2011.






808.0667 C234w 

Carrier, David. Writing about Visual Art. New York : Allworth Press, 2003.






701.18 G919g 

Gayford, Martin, and Karen Wright. The Grove Book of Art Writing. New York:

Grove, 2000.





615.85156 H531i 

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Hieb, Marianne. Inner Journeying through Art-journaling: Learning to See and Record Your Life as a Work of Art. London: J. Kingsley, 2005.




701.17 Ar73h 

Holly, Michael Ann. Art History, Aesthetics, Visual Studies. Williamstown, MA: Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, 2002.




707.2 W556s 

Holly, Michael Ann., and Marquard Smith. What Is Research in the Visual Arts?: Obsession, Archive, Encounter. Williamstown, MA: Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, 2008.



370.152 H764t 

Hooks, Bell. Teaching Critical Thinking: Practical Wisdom. New York: Routledge, 2010.



808.0667 Sa99w 2006 

Sayre, Henry M. Writing about Art. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall, 2006.




700.72 P882s 

Smith, Hazel, and R. T. Dean. Practice-led Research, Research-led Practice in the Creative Arts. Edinburgh: Edinburgh UP, 2009.


701.18 T795v

Tucker, Amy. Visual Literacy: Writing about Art. Boston, MA: McGraw-Hill, 2002.





808.0420712 W168i 

Walsh-Piper, Kathleen. Image to Word: Art and Creative Writing. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow, 2002. 





Additional Resources


Philadelphia Museum of Art. "Overview." Looking to Write, Writing to Look. Education department at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Sherman Fairchild Foundation Inc., 2011. 


Borrow materials from other libraries around the world, or recommend items for the library collection through the UArts Library website (library.uarts.edu) under:


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