Critique

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critique

a detailed analysis and assessment of something, especially a literary, philosophical, or political theory. How to write a critique Study the work under discussion. Make notes on key parts of the work.

Develop an understanding of the main argument or purpose being expressed in the work.

Consider how the work relates to a broader issue or context.

credit line

A credit line is a list of important facts about a work of art. Most credit lines contain at least six facts.

examples

Name of the artist.

Title of the work. This always appears in italics.

Year the work was created. Sometimes, in the case of older works, "c" appears before the year. This is an abbreviation for circa, a Latin word meaning "about" or "around".

Medium used by the artist. This is the material used to make art. If more than one medium is used, the credit line may read "mixed media".

Size of the work. The first number is always the height, the second number is the width, and if the work is three-dimensional, the third number indicates the depth.

Location of the work. The location names the gallery, museum, or collection in which the work is housed and the city, state, and country. The names of the donors may also be included.