BOOKS by TERRY BARRETT

CRITS: A Student ManualLondon: Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019.

Reviewed in Exposure Magazine, HERE.

Why Is That Art? Aesthetics and Criticism of Contemporary Art
New York: Oxford University Press, 3rd edition, 2017.

(Available in Chinese and Turkish.)

Instructors can contact the publisher for an examination copy HERE.

Making Art: Form & Meaning
New York: McGraw-Hill, 2011.

Instructors can contact the publisher for an examination copy HERE.

Talking About Student Art
Worcester MA: Davis Publications Inc., 1997.

Instructors can contact the publisher for an examination copy HERE.

Interpreting Art: Reflection, Wondering and Responding
New York: McGraw-Hill, 2003.

(Also available in Chinese.)

This book is currently out of print.

Criticizing Photographs: An Introduction to Understanding ImagesĀ 
New York: McGraw-Hill, 5th edition 2011.

(Also available in Chinese, Farsi, Polish, Portuguese, and Turkish.)

This book is currently out of print. A new edition is being published by Routledge, Spring 2021.

Criticizing Art: Understanding the Contemporary
New York: McGraw-Hill, 3rd edition, 2011.

(Also available in Chinese, Farsi, Korean, Turkish, and Portuguese.)

This book is currently out of print.

 

Lessons for Teaching Art Criticism

Editors, Terry Barrett and Gilbert Clarke, 1995.

(PDF)

Kunst Werkt: Mensen Reageren op Hedendaagse KunstĀ 

(Art Works: People Respond to Contemporary Art)

Editors, Terry Barrett and Robert Smit. Amsterdam, 2010. (Available in Dutch only.)