In my last article, I discussed the idea of keeping it simple and speaking to your audience within the context of a historical site or museum. This week, I’d like to look at writing text for art exhibits, which is a more difficult task because art itself is so much more subjective than historical events. But that also begs the question: do we need to simplify everything we write?
When people look at art, they can experience it on two different levels: what it says to them personally, and perhaps, what the artist wants them to hear. But how do … Read the rest