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Writing an Artist Statement

A guide to writing about your art and finding examples of other artist's statements.

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Vladimir Mayakovsky by Aleksandr Rodchenko/ MoMA Vladimir Mayakovsky by Alexander Rodchenko, 1924.
Image from the Museum of Modern Art:

Writing an Artists' Statement

Ad Reinhardt's statement

Ad Reinhardt Ad Reinhardt's Artist Statement from 1952 
Smithsonian's Archives of American Art 

Guides to writing about your art

Carey, Brainard. Making It In The Art World : New Approaches To Galleries, Shows, And Raising Money. New York: Allworth Press, 2011. ebook.

Art in America 1945-1970 : writings from the age of abstract expressionism, pop art and minimalism / Jed Perl, editor. MAIN COLLECTION / 3RD FLOOR N6512 .A69 2014

Tucker, Amy. Visual Literacy: Writing About Art. Boston, Mass: McGraw-Hill, 2002. MAIN COLLECTION / 3RD FLOOR. N7476 .T83 2002 

Hudson, Suzanne, and Nancy Noonan-Morrissey. The Art of Writing About Art. Australia: Thomson/Wadsworth, 2002. MAIN COLLECTION / 3RD FLOOR N7476 H83 2002 



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