art history

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: history - the academic discipline that studies the development of painting and sculptureart history - the academic discipline that studies the development of painting and sculpture
arts, humanistic discipline, humanities, liberal arts - studies intended to provide general knowledge and intellectual skills (rather than occupational or professional skills); "the college of arts and sciences"
iconology - the branch of art history that studies visual images and their symbolic meaning (especially in social or political terms)
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A recent, well-publicised episode that has swiftly passed into art-world and academic folklore is Barack Obama's swipe at art history during a speech made in January 2014.
In addition, the Jabre gift will create endowments for an exhibition fund, and a visiting lecturer series drawing on international authorities in art history and curatorial practice.
A complete course of art history instruction under one cover, "Painting Now" is a critically important and strongly recommended addition to personal, community, art school, and academic library Art History reference collections and supplemental studies reading lists.
Nesbit's answer to these questions in her latest book, The Pragmatism in the History of Art, is rather surprising: Yes, art history, speaking between the 1930s and the '70s in certai.
The moment is right to build a program of the same quality and rigor in art history," said Mrs.
The President had said in January 2014 that "people can make a lot more potentially with skilled manufacturing or the trades than they might with an art history," the Huffington Post reported.
They also make up and use word searches about artists and art history that students can use when they finish a project early or even for use with a substitute teacher.
Referring to the multimedia research project, EoACAyDubai Art World Cartography', presented by Brusselssprout, the design outfit that produces work on contemporary art, Basar expounded on how it is the missing link in the art history of the UAE.
Patricia Emison's slim book could be seen as heralding this new dawn, for after thoughtfully summarizing the development of Western art history, she states what she thinks art history must become if it is to survive.
The School of Art and Art History, designed by Steven Holl Architects, seeks to reconcile these different underlying ordering systems through the concept of formlessness.
After completing her general education studies at Glendale College, she transferred to the University of California, Irvine, to earn a bachelor's degree in art history and studio art.
releases a fully updated version of Discovering Art History, the number-one art history textbook in the country.