If you are studying art and design, chances are that you will have to write a lot of essays during your time in school or college. To receive an excellent grade on them, it is essential that you learn how to write an art essay. Here are the top tips for writing essays on art and design:
Choose a subject that is interesting to you. For example, if you are interested in graphic design, focus on it in your essay. If you are not sure of what to write about, try searching art and design essay topics online and choose the one you like most.
Look for sample papers on the topic. If you want to write about a particular movie, look for a film analysis example featuring it. Using this tip, you will be able to get some ideas and add more depth to your writing.
Find relevant scholarly sources. You can search Google Scholar or your school’s library for high-quality articles and books on the subject. Instead of merely citing the information from sources, try to offer some critique. Are the views shared by the author supported by other scholars? Do you agree with their evaluation and why?
Include a personal response. Many forms of art are subject to personal interpretation, and some tutors want their students’ essays to be expressive. This means that you should share your views on the topic and explain why you think the way you do. Doing so will help you to show your understanding of the topic and earn you some extra marks.
Hopefully, these tips will help you to earn an A on your art and design essays! You can explore our site for free essay samples and topics.
Whether it is in the genesis of individual works, the act of reception, or the course of the history of style, the dialectical development of art does not proceed from the antagonism between social and [...]
Name: Hong Seung-Hye Title: "More Interesting than War" Year: 2008 Gallery: Kukje Hallery Exhibition: Debris Materials: Polyurethane on acrylic Method of construction and dimensions: 14 x 18 x 27 cm, 14 x 20 x [...]
Therefore, I decided to focus on his works and explore their features to understand the topic of photography in detail. Still, instead of selecting fashion photographs by Avedon, I concentrated on his portraits of celebrities.
Even though the tradition of producing life-sized statues of the deceased was spread over a vast geographic area of the region, the practice of making a representation of only half of the human figure was [...]
This paper juxtaposes one of the objects exhibited at the Vancouver Exhibition, the Vase of Longevity, with the Analects as discussed in class. The vase was specifically meant for the palace, while the Analects was [...]
He managed to capture and convey the atmosphere that prevailed at that unique moment in the image of the Japanese bridge and the pond: a static picture seems alive and breathing, the foliage and water [...]
The problem of photography is twofold: the problem of representation, and the presumption of reality that the photographic images elicits in the viewer the pervasive belief that a photograph depicts a referent, a real "how [...]
In this paper, the possibility to transfer one's political sensibilities, the correlation between movie texts and feature-length non-documentary texts, and the way My Own Private Idaho has influenced my personal political sensibilities are examined.
The result of applying the database concept to the film is the representation of the life from the social perspective as a set of illustrations that are hardly connected in terms of the causal relations.
In this essay, it is important to discuss how Beyond utilizes integration, interactivity, immersion, narrativity, and hypermedia because Beloff unites several artistic forms in her work; she allows the involvement of the viewer in the [...]
Manovich's theory about the crucial role of a database in the development of new media finds a direct proof in the famous movie "Man with a movie camera" that amazes the viewer with its innovativeness [...]
Polanski utilizes the city of Los Angeles, particularly the neighborhood of Chinatown, as the symbolic representation of all that is "...unknowable, terrifying..".and beyond the scope of law and order.
By clicking on various elements of the reality, the viewer has an opportunity to read the important notes, change the images, and move through the different levels of the virtual world by exploring numerous intersections [...]
The significant Social issues that occurred during the thirteen days are inclusive of racism that the name red bastards bring out Nikita Khrushchev use of back-channel communication when communicating to the US president, the shuffling [...]
It is quite possible to find many films that were released in the first half of the twentieth century, and they were affected by stereotypes and prejudices against Chinese people. In particular, the protagonist of [...]
One of the most notable features of the film When Harry Met Sally is that this movie promotes the idea that, within the context of how men and women go about establishing a romantic relationship, [...]
In the middle of the 1850s, there were many photographers, whose projects caused people's admiration, and the works of Edouard Baldus, Imperial Library of the Louvre, and Roger Fenton, Rievaulx Abbey, may be considered as [...]
Matthew Abbott underlines one simple fact that Istanbul is the only place where East has all chances to meet West, this is why it is hard to predict the traditions and interests of Turkish people, [...]
Therefore, the main motif of the movie is the internal and external struggle of the African-American male with the existing biases. The first scene in the movie immediately introduces the motif of struggle to the [...]
Regarding the fact that the main aim of Made in China 2017 was to interest potential customers in the offered products, there were numerous media events to highlight particular aspects of the industry and attract [...]
The validity of the suggestion can be well illustrated in regards to the recently produced 'Bond movies', which appear only slightly less sexist, as it used to be the case with the same category of [...]
Through sharing on social media, the band is able to market its new concerts, projects, and albums. By offering the audience the unique merchandise, Stromae is able to market himself not only as a singer [...]
This painting by John Gast "might not convey the facts and aspects of the country's history". The "railroad lines and wagons presented in the painting say a lot about the country's economic position during the [...]
Discussing the movie from the viewpoint of Freudian identification, the main protagonists have been the brightest examples of expressing two opposing instincts, or drives, existing within the human being those of creativity, sexuality, and construction [...]
Barthes noted that the primary goal of wrestling is to demonstrate the irrelevance of the purely moral concept of justice. The concepts of social injustice and wrestling as the best way of understanding things offered [...]
In the presentation three distinct points were made: first that as of 2008 the total amount of revenue for the performing arts industry has been in the decline since the financial crisis, second, that the [...]
The photographer's decision to organize the order of photographs influences the viewer's interpretation of the image. The photographer captures an image from a focal position; the decision to capture the image is influenced by the [...]
The incredible harmony which was born during the process of studio work, and the effect of pre-recording which allowed the artists to focus on the melody itself, naturally dissolving in the music, has worked wonders [...]
The article by Peter Plagens is a reliable source of information about current technologies and the reasons why art is under the influence of digitization and what the consequences of such influence can be.
As a genre of music, free improvisation developed in the United States and some parts of Western Europe. In addition, large-scale implementation of free improvisational music contributed to the changing roles of musical notes and [...]
The conjectural and artistic aspect of music concrete was created by Pierre Schaeffer in the early 1940s. The growth of music concrete was promoted by the emerging technologies in the post-world war II era.
Simultaneously, the works of Karl Marx challenged the assumption of the relative nature of the shortcomings of capitalist society and suggested its fundamental flaws and inherent contradictions as reasons for the current social issues.
To evaluate the role of City of God in forming the audience's vision of the favelas' reality, it is necessary to focus on such criteria as the depiction of the film's characters, specifics of cinematography, [...]
The viewer is exposed to the gradual process of death from the eyes of Joslin's partner, and this makes the film more concerned with the ethics in the significance of the rationality of homosexual love [...]
The change in the expressivity of an art piece may lead to an erroneous idea that the mere concept of expression concerns a particular aspect of a painting, e.g, the elements incorporated in it, the [...]
Simultaneously, the works of renowned artists increasingly became a property of the art elites, a group of individuals who decide the worthiness of a piece of artwork based on their knowledge and recognition of the [...]