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the academic discipline that studies the development of painting and sculpture

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ART HISTORY AS A CHOICE CENTER: Books and museum calendars, certainly, but videos are even more effective.
With this influence from Western European practices in mind, the conference will look at how art history is practiced, studied and developed, particularly where such narratives have only recently been developed.
Personally, I am thrilled that, firstly, the president of the United States was taught art history at school, and secondly that his written comments underline how the subject can have a lasting, positive impact on an individual--whether they decide to pursue it into adulthood as a course of study, for work, or (as in Obama's case) for leisure.
At the moment we have a BA in Art History and offer courses in curation and art history.
The scholarly study of art history as established in German and American universities in the late nineteenth century was slow to adapt to art's new rhythms.
Responding to Johns' defensive comments, Obama wrote in the letter that he wanted to apologize for his off-the-cuff remarks and he was simply making a point about the jobs market, not the value of art history.
The project focused on a visual exploration of art history since 2005, distilling more than 2,500 entries spanning galleries, exhibitions, fairs, artists, curators, patrons, biennials, and awards and institutions in Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Sharjah.
In spite of their purported interest in the (re-) circulation and (re-) contextualisation of art objects, a problem with the editorial perspective of this book is that these phenomena seem to be of primary interest when they occur beyond the reach of art history and museums, which are seen more as modern corruptions and interruptions of some supposed untainted cultural context rather than as potentially fruitful ways for opening up new contexts and different modes of inquiry.
Although WAJ's organization was responsive, peripatetic, and opportune, depending entirely on the inclination and interests of submitting scholars, names of survivors in need of recognition, and the ever mounting spate of publication of books and catalogues devoted to women, its role in the world of mainstream art history is large.
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.
As Principal of Artful Solutions, Nancy uniquely combines her business expertise in sales, corporate development and business ownership with award-winning years of teaching college art history and humanities.
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.
Three features distinguish the collection: first, the range of disciplinary approaches (contributions appear from scholars of history, literature, art history, history of science, performance studies, Women's Studies, American Studies, African American Studies, photography and film); second, the emphasis on visual images; and third, the productive conversation stimulated across the volume's multiple sections.