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  Western art history - Art History Online Reference and Guide
Art during Medieval times was almost exclusively concerned with Christianity.
Baroque art is often seen as part of the Counter-Reformation— the artistic element of the revival of spiritual life in the Catholic Church.
However, the Surrealists themselves have objected to the study of surrealism as an era in art history, claiming that it oversimplifies the complexity of the movement (which is not an artistic movement), misrepresents the relationship of surrealism to aesthetics, and falsely characterizes ongoing surrealism as a finished, historically encapsulated era.
www.arthistoryclub.com /art_history/European_art_history   (1185 words)

  Art History at Loggia | Exploring Art, Art History, and Artists
The masters of Italian Renaissance art were rivaled by their European counterparts during this influential period in art history.
The periods and styles of Japanese art history are revealed in our survey of the key monuments and movements of this fascinating culture.
It features a history of artists and their works, as well as lucid and engaging descriptions of the styles and periods of art history.
www.loggia.com /art/arthistory.html   (463 words)

  History of art - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The field of "art history" was developed in the West, and originally dealt exclusively with Western art history, with the High Renaissance (and its Greek precedent) as the defining standard.
Study of the history of art is a relatively recent phenomenon; prior to the Renaissance, the modern concept of "art" did not exist, and art was used to refer to workmanship by generally anonymous tradesmen.
In Byzantine and Gothic art of the Middle Ages, the dominance of the church insisted on the expression of biblical and not material truths.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Art_history   (1311 words)

 Category:Art history - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Art history usually refers to the history of the visual arts.
Although ideas about the definition of art have changed over the years, the field of art history attempts to categorize changes in art throughout time and better understand how art shapes and is shaped by the outlooks and creative impulses of its practitioners.
Although many think of art history as purely the study of European art history, the subject encompasses all art, from the megaliths of Western Europe to the paintings of the Tang dynasty in China.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Category:Art_history   (156 words)

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she set aside art history to pursue her passion for studio art even as.
the boundaries of art are infinite, it has even been s.art history encyclopedia - Abcnews.com - russia s art history includes political propaganda posters, like this image from 1918.
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 AP Central - Art History Course Perspective   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Among the greatest achievements of the visual arts is their ability to communicate the diversity of human experience and provide insights into it, despite vast differences in time and distance.
It draws from the field of studio art in that students must have an understanding of the vocabulary of art and the formal elements of a work.
Talking about art, analyzing it, revealing what it tells about the historical context of its creation, and discovering connections between the work and themselves is what draws teachers to AP Art History.
apcentral.collegeboard.com /article/0,1281,151-162-0-4491,00.html   (614 words)

 Art History : Department of Art and Art History
Art historians across the world form a community of scholars who describe their new discoveries and theories at conferences and symposia, in exhibitions, in articles for the scholarly journals, and in the form of books.
Art history students therefore learn how to treat non-verbal objects as evidence, how to use scholarly publications, rare books and manuscripts, and how to explain their insights and findings in words.
Major coursework is undertaken in the history of art and in research methods relevant to the field.
www.finearts.utexas.edu /aah/art_history/index.cfm   (448 words)

 AP: Art History
AP Art History is designed to provide the same benefits to secondary school students as those provided by an introductory college course in art history: an understanding and enjoyment of architecture, sculpture, painting, and other art forms within historical and cultural contexts.
The AP Art History Development Committee periodically conducts surveys to find out what material is usually covered at the institutions that have AP policies for Art History.
Art history increasingly emphasizes understanding works in context, considering such issues as patronage, gender, and the functions and effects of works of art.
www.collegeboard.com /student/testing/ap/sub_art.html?arthist   (284 words)

 Art History
In addition to providing in-depth knowledge of the history of art, the program is designed to provide a broad understanding of the humanities and the arts, and to teach students communication skills and the method of critical inquiry.
The art history program encourages its students to share their knowledge through participation in professional, artistic, and ethnic communities, and to become a responsible citizen with an understanding of ethical choices inherent in human development and cultural interaction.
Students majoring in art history are expected to concentrate in one or two areas of the field and to have a basic knowledge of other areas.
www.sjsu.edu /depts/art_design/programs/art_hist/art_hist.html   (507 words)

 Undergraduate Curriculum | Art   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Students focusing their study in Three-Dimensional Art will be required to take 20 additional Art credits, three of which must be in ART 319 or 320: Life Modeling, and three additional credits in drawing courses: ART 309, 310, or 311.
A sequence in Art may be satisfied by any two of the following courses in two-dimensional art: ART 309, 310, 311, 312, 315, 316, 323 or by any two of the following courses in three-dimensional art: ART 313, 314, 319, 320, 325, 326, 327, 328.
Art History requirements are designed to give the student a satisfactory program having breadth, variety and a balance between lecture courses and seminars.
www.wm.edu /arthistory/curriculum.php   (907 words)

 Art History - Journal Information
Art History is a refereed journal that publishes essays and reviews on all aspects, areas and periods of the history of art, from a diversity of perspectives.
Moving between broader accounts of the impact of Enlightenment philosophy in shaping an understanding of the 'decorative arts' and case studies of silks, furniture and architecture, it illuminates the material worlds of consumers from the extravagance of the court to the more modest tastes of middle-class families.
A distinguished group of art historians reflect on the work of Michael Baxandall both in terms of its importance for their own formation, and its location in the development of a new art history on the one hand and the broader languages and theories of contemporary cultural theory on the other.
www.blackwellpublishing.com /journal.asp?ref=0141-6790   (910 words)

 Home - Department of the History of Art and Architecture - Trinity College Dublin
The History of Art department was founded in 1966 under the direction of Anne Crookshank.
The teaching programme focuses on European art from the early middle ages to the twentieth century, though courses are also taught on non-western art as well.
Its graduates are employed in universities, galleries, publishing houses, art salesrooms and journalism in Ireland and abroad, as well as in a broad range of administrative, commercial and media-based employment outside the field of art and architectural history.
www.tcd.ie /History_of_Art   (294 words)

 Stanford University Art & Art History Department Backup Site
The Art History program promotes a plurality of approaches to the study of art by encouraging majors to construct a program of study drawn from the broad offerings of the Art History curriculum and the University at large.
Art History majors are often defined by a passion for the visual.
Art History majors combine courses in art, film, and visual culture with an area of concentration tailored to individual interests.
arthistory.stanford.edu:16080 /home/ugrad.php?content=major   (1634 words)

 Art History
Prerequisite: One course: Art History 1, 2, or 4.
Introduction to the History of Art II A survey of art and architecture from 1500 to the present.
Art History 1 is not prerequisite to Art History 2.
www.dartmouth.edu /~reg/courses/desc/arth.html   (4221 words)

 School of Art and Design at Alfred University
Art history has developed as an integral part of the studio curriculum in the School of Art and Design and has historically subscribed to this perspective.
Art history as a discipline plays a formative and sustaining role in the development of the modern concept of art.
A BA degree in Art History is forthcoming.
art.alfred.edu /divisions_concentrations/art-history/index.html   (314 words)

 Art History
Custom art history term papers of high quality relevant for college and university students.
The Art History Sleuth: Art research and reference assistance for writers researching art.
Art historical images of European and North American architecture and sculpture from classical Greek to Post-modern.
www.zeroland.co.nz /art_history.html   (568 words)

 North Texas Institute for Educators on the Visual Arts   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Art historians may specialize in certain stylistic periods or movements, others may focus on one or more individual artists, and still others emphasize the significance of works of art in their cultural, social, political, or theoretical contexts.
In the process we will also discover that art history can be one of the most exciting ways to investigate the cultures of the world and their histories.
In elementary and secondary schools, art history provides natural correlations to social studies, as art reflects the culture in which it is produced.
www.art.unt.edu /ntieva/artcurr/hist/index.htm   (1240 words)

 IVC Art History Department
Most courses offered in the art history curriculum meet general education requirements, and may also be taken to satisfy requirements for the Associate in Arts degree in Art History.
Students majoring in art history at the lower-division level are provided with a rigorous and rich foundation in the history of art, critically examining the importance of artistic traditions in the study of human cultures.
Careers in Art History include but are not limited to: art educator, gallery director, museum curator, conservator, art publisher or critic, appraiser or investor, lobbyist or organizer, legal professional, artist representative, or art consultant.
www.ivc.edu /arthistory   (417 words)

 History of Art and Architecture at Brown University
The Department of the History of Art and Architecture at Brown University grants undergraduate degrees in the History of Art and Architecture, as well as in Architectural Studies.
Graduate study in this department is geared toward earning a PhD in the History of Art, Architectural Studies, and many areas of visual culture from the medieval period through the present.
Work in the department of the History of Art and Architecture at Brown is conceived as an interdisciplinary undertaking, in which students are encouraged to become familiar with the variety of methodologies and practices that have historically been, and continue to be productive in our fields.
www.brown.edu /Departments/Art_Architecture   (199 words)

 Art History
For the art history major twenty-four hours are to be in art history and six hours in studio art.
The required art history courses include one course in Ancient, Classical or Medieval art; one course in Renaissance, Baroque, or Eighteenth Century art; one course in Modern painting, architecture, photography, or film; Art 394 Issues in Art History; one art history seminar; and electives.
Art history majors are encouraged to take Art 103 and a course in non-western art.
www.wfu.edu /art/ahist.htm   (104 words)

 UCSB Art History
In addition to their studies, undergraduate students in Art History are encouraged to seek internships in the Santa Barbara area and participate in the education abroad program if time and/or finances allow.
We are proud to share the surrounding environment of the Arts Complex with a first-rate arts library, an excellent slide collection, and a university museum that is active in bringing shows representing the works of significant artists and periods.
Art History is essentially interdisciplinary in scope, and this should be an incentive to students who feel the need for a certain breadth in their education.
www.arthistory.ucsb.edu /undergraduate   (538 words)

 Art History
Although art historians vary in their approaches to art, there are a few common approaches that form the backbone of the field.
Most art historians include formal analysis at some point in their essays, so there are a lot of examples to look at in the textbook and other readings, but you will probably have to be more in-depth than they are.
Art historians study iconography and iconology so often that they have compiled reference texts that list many of the famous works that show particular themes--you might use these as a resource, so ask the art librarian about them.
www.unc.edu /depts/wcweb/handouts/arthistory.html   (2565 words)

 Art History | Programs | Graduate
Owing to the research interests of medievalists on campus, the art and the culture of the High Middle Ages (12th-14th centuries) is the strength of the curriculum.
The department’s particular strengths are in Italian art and architecture and Northern art and art theory from the late Middle-Ages through the seventeenth century.
This means that in their second year, students teach sections of the art history survey, and third-year students assist a faculty member in teaching an upper division course.
www.arthistory.emory.edu /programs/graduate.html   (1917 words)

 Art History
Art history is the study of the creation, style, and meaning of works of art in relation to the artists and societies that created them.
Art history graduates pursue careers in fields such as gallery and museum management, visual technology, teaching, arts administration, arts education, research, curating and restoration, interior design, and art and antique connoisseurship.
Many art history classes are conducted at local galleries and museums where students receive first-hand knowledge of the visual arts.
www.washington.edu /students/gencat/academic/art_history.html   (1211 words)

 Yale University :: Department of the History of Art
While art history at Yale is not characterized by any single methodological approach, our faculty shares a commitment to the firsthand investigation of works of art and to theoretically sophisticated multidisciplinary analysis.
From the unrealized implications of John Cage's innovations of the early-50s, to the absorption of conceptualism into sonic arts practice in the 60s and 70s, artists and composers have increasingly appealed to an acoustic sensibility which cannot be reduced to the merely auditory.
Seth Kim-Cohen is a Lecturer in the Yale University School of Art and teaches in the History of Art Department.
www.yale.edu /arthistory   (599 words)

 Art History Lesson
Art History lesson covers art from the Ancient Cultures.
When we open the Egyptian art, we see art work which cannot be Egyptian, but we are not sure what culture developed it.
The first test is short (called Art History Sample Test), to give you an idea of what to expect.
www.historylink101.com /lessons/art_history/art_history_quiz.htm   (314 words)

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