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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...


Nicholas Ganz

Subject: Art History »

Date Added: 2021-01-12

GraffitiIntroductionGraffiti can be seen as one of the most original art forms of mankind, with origins, according to some scholars, dating back as fa...

Great Zimbabwe and its Legacy

William J. Dewey

Subject: Art History »

Date Added: 2020-02-26

Great Zimbabwe and its LegacyIntroductionGreat Zimbabwe is arguably one of the largest (area-wise), and most impressive archaeological sites in southe...

Greek Art and Architecture

Richard Neer

Subject: Art History »

Date Added: 2014-01-30

Greek Art and Architecture ...

Greenberg, Clement

John O'Brian, Jessica Law, Jeff O'Brien

Subject: Art History »

Date Added: 2016-11-28

Clement GreenbergIntroductionClement Greenberg (b. 1909–d. 1994) was the most influential and controversial art critic of his time. His writings in de...

Iconography in the Western World

Colum Hourihane

Subject: Art History »

Date Added: 2014-01-30

Iconography in the Western WorldIntroductionIconography is the description, classification, and interpretation of the subject matter of a work of art....

Installation Art

Julie Reiss

Subject: Art History »

Date Added: 2014-01-30

Installation ArtIntroduction“Installation art” is a term applied to room-sized works of art that are large enough for the viewer to enter. While the t...

Islamic Art and Architecture in North Africa and the Iberian Peninsula

Jonathan Bloom

Subject: Art History »

Date Added: 2018-04-26

Islamic Art and Architecture in North Africa and the Iberian PeninsulaIntroductionThis article deals with the literature on architecture and art (but ...

Japanese Architecture

Ken Tadashi Oshima

Subject: Art History »

Date Added: 2014-01-30

Japanese ArchitectureIntroductionJapanese architecture has long had varying expressions and historical interpretations both inside and outside the geo...

Japanese Buddhist Sculpture

Sherry Fowler, Yui Suzuki

Subject: Art History »

Date Added: 2022-02-21

Japanese Buddhist SculptureIntroductionThe official history of Japanese Buddhist sculpture purportedly begins when emissaries from the Korean kingdom ...

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