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the academic discipline that studies the development of painting and sculpture

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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.
O'Donnell has made it clear that what interested her about funding art history at UT Dallas was our strength in the sciences, technology, and management, thus creating the conditions that could foster a wholly new kind of art history.
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.
Students then create an art history circle based on their research and add a drawing, a painting and a collage to create a full representational composition incorporating the name of the research into the artwork.
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.
Her thinking has been inspired at least in part by her experience teaching an undergraduate course in what is commonly called methodology and her desire that students examine the history of art history, analyze its current state, and confront a future in which they might want to own a stake.
Presented to the art and art history faculty through comparison with Picasso's Guitar of 1913, this strategy was enthusiastically embraced.
She returned to teach art history at the college from 1981 to 2001, and she served as chair of the visual and performing arts division for 10 years.
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.
He studied photographic technology at the Rochester Institute of Technology; received a degree in art history from the University of New Mexico; and he learned printing at the Sorbonne in Paris and in Berlin.
She will tutor art history freshers as part of her PhD when she returns to the city next September.
Forming part of Oxford University Press's 'A Very Short Introduction' series this book on the origins, development and methodology of art history is concise, clear and beautifully thought out.
At some schools, this has translated into efforts to digitize art and art history collections; at others, it has spawned an entirely new breed of data that allows for three-dimensional representations to become part of the knowledge base.