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Pre-Hispanic Art of Columbia

Alessia Frassani

Subject: Art History »

Date Added: 2016-03-31

Pre-Hispanic Art of ColombiaIntroductionThe art history of Pre-Hispanic Colombia hardly exists. Western categories for what may constitute “art” only ...

Psychoanalysis, Art and

Laurie Schneider Adams

Subject: Art History »

Date Added: 2014-01-30

Art and Psychoanalysis Introduction Art history and psychoanalysis are interdisciplinary subjects that rely on imagery for their very existenc...

Qing Dynasty Painting

Claudia Brown

Subject: Art History »

Date Added: 2014-01-30

Qing Dynasty Painting Introduction The Qing (Ch’ing, 1644–1911) period covers nearly three hundred years of China’s history, a long period by ...

Rembrandt van Rijn

Catherine Scallen, Amy Frederick

Subject: Art History »

Date Added: 2016-10-27

Rembrandt van RijnIntroductionRembrandt van Rijn (b. 1606–d. 1669) is an artist as renowned today as in his own era. As a self-taught etcher, he was a...

Renaissance and Renascences

Brian A. Curran

Subject: Art History »

Date Added: 2014-01-30

Renaissance and Renascences Introduction This article is directed to the much-debated theme of “Renaissance and Renascences,” a concept define...

Renaissance Art and Architecture in Spain

Pedro Antonio Galera Andreu

Subject: Art History »

Date Added: 2021-05-26

Renaissance Art and Architecture in SpainIntroductionConsidering all the historical periods of art in Spain, the Renaissance may be one of the most di...

Rivera, Diego

Linda Downs

Subject: Art History »

Date Added: 2016-06-28

Diego RiveraIntroductionDiego Rivera (b. 1886–d. 1957) was a leading modern Mexican artist who was internationally acclaimed as one of the founders of...

Rodin, Auguste

Bernard Barryte, Anna Tahinci

Subject: Art History »

Date Added: 2014-01-30

Auguste RodinIntroductionProlific, inventive, and influential, Auguste Rodin (b. 12 November 1840–d. 17 November 1917) outlived the controversies prov...

Roman Art

Michael Squire, Katharina Lorenz

Subject: Art History »

Date Added: 2015-10-26

Roman Art Introduction “Roman art” is an inherently loose term. At its most basic level, the category refers to the visual culture produced in...

Romanesque

Kirk Ambrose

Subject: Art History »

Date Added: 2014-01-30

Romanesque Introduction Coined at the turn of the 19th century to signal a perceived Roman aspect to architecture of the 11th and 12th centuri...

Romanticism

Nina M. Athanassoglou-Kallmyer

Subject: Art History »

Date Added: 2016-07-27

RomanticismIntroductionRomanticism is a European-born cultural movement whose precise national, geographic, and chronological boundaries, as well as p...

Science and Conteporary Art

Cristina Albu

Subject: Art History »

Date Added: 2016-05-26

Science and Contemporary ArtIntroductionWhile the dialogue between art and science has developed quite steadily since the post-Second World War period...

Sculpture: Method, Practice, Theory

Martina Droth

Subject: Art History »

Date Added: 2018-04-26

Sculpture: Method, Practice, TheoryIntroductionWhat is sculpture? There is little consensus on how to answer this question. On the one hand, sculpture...

South Asia and Allied Textile Traditions, Wall Painting of

Anna Seastrand

Subject: Art History »

Date Added: 2014-01-30

Wall Painting of South Asia and Allied Textile TraditionsIntroductionThe diverse traditions of wall painting in South Asia span the full extent of the...

South Asia, Modern and Contemporary Art of

Atreyee Gupta, Tausif Noor

Subject: Art History »

Date Added: 2014-01-30

Modern and Contemporary Art of South AsiaIntroductionScholarship on modern and contemporary art has emerged as a significant subfield within the large...

South Asia, Photography in

Christopher Pinney

Subject: Art History »

Date Added: 2014-01-30

Photography in South Asia Introduction A century and half on, the study of photography in South Asia remains in its infancy. Photography reach...

South Asian Architecture and Sculpture, 13th to 18th Centuries

Catherine Asher

Subject: Art History »

Date Added: 2014-01-30

South Asian Architecture and Sculpture, 13th to 18th Century Introduction By the 13th century, the South Asian subcontinent was populated by d...

South Asian Art, Historiography of

Frederick Asher

Subject: Art History »

Date Added: 2014-01-30

Historiography of South Asian Art Introduction Art has been produced in South Asia for approximately forty-five hundred years. Art history, ho...

The Art of Medieval Sicily and Southern Italy through the Reign of Frederick II (d. 1250)

William Tronzo

Subject: Art History »

Date Added: 2018-08-28

The Art of Medieval Sicily and Southern Italy through the Reign of Frederick II (d. 1250)IntroductionThe modern art historical field of Southern Itali...

The Art of Southern Italy and Sicily under Angevin and Catalan–Aragonese Rule

Xavier Barral i Altet, Vinni Lucherini

Subject: Art History »

Date Added: 2020-02-26

The Art of Southern Italy and Sicily under Angevin and Catalan–Aragonese RuleIntroductionWith the expression “southern Italy and Sicily under Angevin ...

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