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Art History

Recording the Gifts for the Temple. Edward Burne-Jones and William Morris & Co, 1882, Trinity Church, Boston, Photo Virginia RaguinWriting about art demands knowledge of resources as well as methods of citation and of presentation. Art History classes will vary, but all have adopted the standards of the Chicago Manual of Style as general principles. Your professors will indicate among the wide variety of sample papers posted those that might be most useful as a guide to fulfilling a particular assignment.

Style Sheet (pdf format)

Sample Papers
Sample Paper 1
Sample Paper 2
Sample Paper 3

Writers' Workshop

Academic Integrity: The College of the Holy Cross takes very seriously any occasion of plagiarism. This can be defined as the presentation of a work (ideas or words) of another as one's own. Consult the College Statement on Academic Honesty in the Holy Cross Website. 

Be extremely careful in your research so that you do not inadvertently copy information without crediting the source.

Image Above: "Recording the Gifts for the Temple". Edward Burne-Jones and William Morris & Co, 1882, Trinity Church, Boston, Photo Virginia Raguin

 


 

Studio Art

Opening for Kiki Smith ExhibitionGuide to writing an artist's statement (pdf format)

 

Sample statements
Artist Statement Sample 1
Artist Statement Sample 2
Artist Statement Sample 3

Writers' Workshop

 

Academic Integrity: The College of the Holy Cross takes very seriously any occasion of plagiarism. This can be defined as the presentation of a work (ideas or words) of another as one's own. Consult the College Statement on Academic Honesty in the Holy Cross Website. 

Image above: Opening for Kiki Smith, "Lodestar", The Pace Gallery, New York, 2010, photo Virginia Raguin