art history

the study of the history of the visual arts
See Also: art historian

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  • Art history — is the academic study of objects of art in their historical development and stylistic contexts, i.e. genre, design, format, and look. [ [http://wordnet.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=art%20history Art History] . WordNet Search 3.0, princeton.edu]… …   Wikipedia

  • art history — Historical study of the visual arts for the purpose of identifying, describing, evaluating, interpreting, and understanding art objects and artistic traditions. Art historical research involves discovering and collecting biographical data on… …   Universalium

  • art history — noun the academic discipline that studies the development of painting and sculpture • Hypernyms: ↑humanistic discipline, ↑humanities, ↑liberal arts, ↑arts • Hyponyms: ↑iconology * * * ˌart ˈhistory 7 [art history …   Useful english dictionary

  • art history — noun the academic study of the history and development of the visual arts. Derivatives art historian noun art historical adjective …   English new terms dictionary

  • art history — study of the development of art and architecture over time …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Art History Underground — is a student led club in Columbia University. It organizes events for Art History and Archaeology majors, concentrators, and other students with interest. It also has a biannual journal with the same name. Its primary mission is to create a… …   Wikipedia

  • Vienna School of Art History — The Vienna School of Art History ( Wiener Schule der Kunstgeschichte ) is a collective term used to describe the development of fundamental art historical methods at the University of Vienna. It does not describe a dogmatically unified group, but …   Wikipedia

  • Eastern art history — is devoted to the arts of the Far East and includes a vast range of influences from various cultures and religions. The emphasis is on art history amongst many diverse cultures in Asia. Developments in Eastern art historically parallel those in… …   Wikipedia

  • Western art history — Also see articles: History of painting, Western painting Western Art redirects here. For art of the American West, see Artists of the American West Western art is the art of Europe, and those parts of the world that have come to follow… …   Wikipedia

  • AP Art History — The courseThe Art History AP course is designed to allow students to examine major forms of artistic expression relevant to a variety of cultures evident in wide variety of periods from present times into the past. In this course, students… …   Wikipedia

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