art historian

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: historian - a historian of artart historian - a historian of art      
historian, historiographer - a person who is an authority on history and who studies it and writes about it
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Marco Livingstone is an independent art historian and curator.
Only the museum curators, the show's production team, and presenters Giles Coren and art historian Rose Balston will know which pictures are real and which have been replaced.
Wednesday is set to be a day of culture with art historian, collector and writer Rita Severis talking about how we can read a painting and the AG Leventis foundation putting on its annual book sale.
Obama's remark was highly criticised by the media and citizens, including art historian Ann Collins Johns, who took to the White House website and stated that as art historians, they challenge their students to think, read, and write critically.
they went on to dominate the museum profession, and included Kenneth Clark, whose training as an art historian derived from working with Berenson on the revised edition of his Drawings of the Florentine Painters before he was appointed Keeper of the Ashmolean, and John Walker (Johnnie Walker as he was known) who went on to become director of the National Gallery of Washington.
Because the worlds from which past art objects come from are lost to the art historian, Holly is interested in (1) what the art historian is trying to do by writing about these affectively charged objects and (2) whether the art historian even really encounters the art object when approached this way.
Summary: A smirking horned devil exists in the frescoed clouds of a Giotto work in the famed Assisi basilica, an Italian art historian said Tuesday -- a tantalizing detail that apparently went unnoticed by scholars for centuries.
The authors (Kristina Lowis, art historian, Staatliche Museum in Berlin, and Tamsin Pickeral, art historian, Suffolk, England) have done an excellent job in conveying important details of the works discussed.
Art historian Meyer Schapiro achieved fame in New York for his public lectures and the classes he taught at Columbia University.
Liebert, a psychoanalyst and not an art historian, shows us that artists' lives and works are fruitfully examined by the non-artist and non-art historian.
Returning to her skill as an art historian, she describes in detail various pictures of Jesus and the later Christ.