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Gilda Williams: How to Write about Contemporary Art
Gilda Williams: How to Write about Contemporary Art

Gilda Williams, in her succinctly brilliant guidebook How to Write About Contemporary Art, offers three questions that every piece of art writing should attempt to answer. They are: What is it? What does it mean? And why should anyone care? These questions, Williams says, are essential, and apply to any work of art writing, from the humble gallery caption to the catalogue essay to the scholarly monograph.

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