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Bartolomeo Ammannati

Felicia Else

Subject: Art History »

Date Added: 2020-10-28

Bartolomeo AmmannatiIntroductionBartolomeo Ammannati [Ammanati] (b. 1511–d. 1592) was a prominent sculptor and architect working in Florence in the mi...

Bernini, Gian Lorenzo

Evonne Levy

Subject: Art History »

Date Added: 2014-01-30

Gian Lorenzo Bernini Introduction The outline of the work of Gian Lorenzo Bernini (b. 1598–d. 1680), the major figure of the Italian Baroque i...

Bodegones

Carmen Ripollés

Subject: Art History »

Date Added: 2016-09-28

BodegonesIntroductionThe intriguing and uniquely Spanish term bodegón (bodegones in plural) literally means “tavern” or “bodega,” but since the 18th c...

Bohemia and Moravia, Renaissance and Rudolphine Art of

Ondřej Jakubec

Subject: Art History »

Date Added: 2016-05-26

Renaissance and Rudolphine Art of Bohemia and MoraviaIntroductionBohemia and Moravia, along with parts of Silesia, consist of autonomous historic land...

Bonampak

Mary Miller

Subject: Art History »

Date Added: 2015-10-26

Bonampak Introduction The murals of Bonampak are the most extensive and complete wall paintings of the ancient Maya, remarkable discoveries si...

Borromini, Francesco

John Beldon Scott

Subject: Art History »

Date Added: 2017-01-11

Francesco BorrominiIntroductionFrancesco Borromini (b. 1599–d. 1667), born Francesco Castelli, was one of a triumvirate of artistic personalities that...

Brazilian Art and Architecture, Post-independence

Elena Shtromberg, Camilla Querin

Subject: Art History »

Date Added: 2014-01-30

Brazilian Art and Architecture, Post-IndependenceIntroductionOften situated within the broader discipline of Latin American art, Brazilian art is dist...

Burkina Art and Performance

Christopher D. Roy

Subject: Art History »

Date Added: 2017-06-27

Burkina Art and PerformanceIntroductionThe art of the many peoples of Burkina Faso is quite exceptional in West Africa: relatively few Burkinabes have...

Byzantine Art and Architecture

Ellen C. Schwartz

Subject: Art History »

Date Added: 2014-01-30

Byzantine Art and Architecture Introduction Byzantine art and architecture may be defined as the artistic production of the eastern Mediterran...

Caravaggio, Michelangelo Merisi da

Clare Robertson

Subject: Art History »

Date Added: 2014-01-30

Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio Introduction Michelangelo Merisi (b. 1571–d. 1610), generally known from his birthplace in Lombardy as Carav...

Carracci, Annibale

Clare Robertson

Subject: Art History »

Date Added: 2014-01-30

Annibale Carracci Introduction Annibale Carracci (b. 1560–d. 1609) was one of the key figures in the foundation of the baroque style. Together...

Chaco Canyon and Other Early Art in the North American Southwest

James Farmer

Subject: Art History »

Date Added: 2016-06-28

Chaco Canyon and Other Early Art in the North American SouthwestIntroductionFor approximately 7000 years, the North American Southwest has been home t...

Chicana/o Art

Constance Cortez

Subject: Art History »

Date Added: 2014-01-30

Chicana/o Art ...

Chimú Art and Architecture

Joanne Pillsbury

Subject: Art History »

Date Added: 2014-01-30

Chimú Art and ArchitectureIntroductionThe Chimú culture flourished on what is now the north coast of Peru from around 1000 ce to c. 1470, when the pol...

Colonial Art of New Granada (Colombia)

Marta Fajardo de Rueda

Subject: Art History »

Date Added: 2020-05-27

Colonial Art of New Granada (Colombia)IntroductionThe history of colonial art in the New Kingdom of Granada, which includes present-day Colombia (the ...

Conceptual Art and Conceptualism

Robert Bailey

Subject: Art History »

Date Added: 2016-06-28

Conceptual Art and ConceptualismIntroductionIn the visual arts and in art history, the term “conceptualism” has acquired a meaning distinct from its u...

Contemporary Art

Terry Smith

Subject: Art History »

Date Added: 2014-01-30

Contemporary Art Introduction As an art-critical or historical category––one that might designate a style of art, a tendency among others, o...

Courbet, Gustave

Petra Chu

Subject: Art History »

Date Added: 2015-09-29

Gustave Courbet Introduction Gustave Courbet (b. 1819–d. 1877) occupies an important place in 19th-century art history. Citing the necessity f...

Czech Modern and Contemporary Art

Vojtěch Lahoda

Subject: Art History »

Date Added: 2017-09-27

Czech Modern and Contemporary ArtIntroductionThe term “Czech Republic,” although officially valid since 1993, is used to describe the region of the Cz...

Daumier, Honoré

Judith Glatzer Wechsler

Subject: Art History »

Date Added: 2016-06-28

Honoré DaumierIntroductionHonoré Daumier (b. 1808–d. 1879), the foremost French 19th-century caricaturist, lived in a time of radical change: three re...

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