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One of the best ways to get better at talking about your own art is by reading what your contemporaries are saying! Read blogs, go to exhibits, and browse magazines and journals.
You can also read up on art criticism and visual analysis below, to make sure you have the vocabulary you need!
Edmund Feldman's 4-step structure for criticism is a great way to start!
How do we talk about and evaluate painting? We suggest reading through this book.
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