Story: Criticism and the arts

How to look at a painting

How to look at a painting

Justin Paton's award-winning 2005 guide How to look at a painting was soon hailed as a classic and inspired a popular television series. Such was ongoing demand for the book that it was reissued in 2012 with an expanded illustration section.

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Rebecca Rice and Mark Williams, 'Criticism and the arts - Critical approaches, 1980s onwards', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/42944/how-to-look-at-a-painting (accessed 16 November 2019)

Story by Rebecca Rice and Mark Williams, published 22 Oct 2014