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Fine arts

Visual art

Overview

In addition to the traditional emphasis on citation of books and journal articles, visual art students should be versed in citing specific types of publications used heavily in the field, including art reviews and criticism (so as to include the artist/work being reviewed, as well as the author of the review). Artist and exhibition catalogs should also be addressed in instruction, and students must be comfortable citing both print and electronic versions of these publications. Visual arts schools and publications use citation styles similar to those adopted by other arts fields, particularly The Chicago Manual of Style and The Modern Humanities Research Association (MHRA) Style Guide. The citation practices ...

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