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Early Christian Art

Katherine Marsengill

Subject: Art History »

Date Added: 2014-01-30

Early Christian ArtIntroductionEarly Christian art history encompasses a range of material loosely dated from the first known appearances of Christian...

Early Medieval Architecture in Western Europe

Charles McClendon

Subject: Art History »

Date Added: 2019-05-29

Early Medieval Architecture in Western EuropeIntroductionThe precise definition of the early Middle Ages as a historical period is far from clear, as ...

Eighteenth-Century Europe

Michael Yonan

Subject: Art History »

Date Added: 2016-02-25

Eighteenth-Century EuropeIntroduction18th-century art has until recently occupied a curiously neglected position in art history. Sandwiched between th...

Ephemeral Art and Performance in Africa

Aimée Bessire

Subject: Art History »

Date Added: 2021-01-12

Ephemeral Art and Performance in AfricaIntroductionEphemeral art presents an interesting and not often covered lens in the field of African studies. I...

Ethiopia, Art History of

Claire Bosc-Tiessé

Subject: Art History »

Date Added: 2017-11-29

Art History of EthiopiaIntroductionThis bibliography focuses on visual arts, namely painting, architecture, sculpture, engravings, and, to a degree, t...

European Art, Historiography of

Thomas DaCosta Kaufmann

Subject: Art History »

Date Added: 2014-01-30

Historiography of European Art Introduction The visual arts and architecture have been discussed in Europe since classical Antiquity. While se...

European Medieval Art, Otherness in

Pamela A. Patton

Subject: Art History »

Date Added: 2018-11-29

Otherness in European Medieval ArtIntroductionThe utility of visual images in articulating social, cultural, religious, and ethnic difference strongly...


Reinhold Heller

Subject: Art History »

Date Added: 2014-01-30

Expressionism Introduction Like many period and movement designations, expressionism lacks a consistent set of identifying criteria. Unlike te...

Eyck, Jan van

Linda Seidel

Subject: Art History »

Date Added: 2014-01-30

Jan van Eyck Introduction Jan van Eyck (b. c. 1380–d. 1441) is universally recognized as the legendary inventor of oil painting and is widely ...

Festivals in West Africa

Gitti Salami

Subject: Art History »

Date Added: 2018-08-28

Festivals in West AfricaIntroductionHistorically, many Africans have solidified their bonds by celebrating spectacular festivals. Prior to and during ...

French Impressionism

Jane M. Roos

Subject: Art History »

Date Added: 2017-01-11

French ImpressionismIntroductionImpressionnisme (and its Anglophone cognate, “Impressionism”) was coined in 1874 to designate a group of painters who ...

Gender and Art in the 17th Century

Frima Fox Hofrichter

Subject: Art History »

Date Added: 2020-07-29

Gender and Art in the 17th CenturyIntroductionGender and Art in the 17th Century is a large and growing theme in art historical research, as aspects o...

Gender and Art in the Middle Ages

Martha Easton

Subject: Art History »

Date Added: 2016-09-28

Gender and Art in the Middle AgesIntroductionThe analysis of medieval art through the lens of gender could be said to have had its genesis with the ov...

Gender and Art in the Renaissance

Joyce de Vries

Subject: Art History »

Date Added: 2016-11-28

Gender and Art in the RenaissanceIntroductionThere is a large body of scholarship on the many topics related to gender and art in Renaissance Europe (

Géricault, Théodore

Nina M. Athanassoglou-Kallmyer

Subject: Art History »

Date Added: 2017-02-28

Théodore GéricaultIntroductionThéodore Géricault (b. 1791–d. 1824) has traditionally been evoked as the iconic Romantic artist-hero. Young, attractive...


Jaynie Anderson

Subject: Art History »

Date Added: 2021-06-23

GiorgioneIntroductionGiorgione was a Venetian painter who was born at Castelfranco, some fifty kilometers from Venice, in 1473/74. His life ended trag...

Giotto di Bondone

Mark Sandona, Anne Derbes

Subject: Art History »

Date Added: 2014-01-30

Giotto di Bondone Introduction Giotto di Bondone is universally acknowledged to be an artist of surpassing genius, celebrated for his extraord...

Gothic Architecture

Robert Bork, Marc Schurr

Subject: Art History »

Date Added: 2018-07-24

Gothic ArchitectureIntroductionThe architectural tradition now known as Gothic flourished across most of Europe throughout the later Middle Ages, prod...

Gothic Art in Italy

Nancy Thompson

Subject: Art History »

Date Added: 2020-02-26

Gothic Art in ItalyIntroductionThis article covers a period in Italy, c. 1250 to c. 1400, often characterized as the beginnings of the Renaissance in ...

Goya y Lucientes, Francisco José

Janis Tomlinson

Subject: Art History »

Date Added: 2016-03-31

Francisco José Goya y LucientesIntroductionFrancisco José Goya y Lucientes (1746–1828), whose name sometimes includes the noble “de” that Goya himself...

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