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Olmec Art

Rex Koontz

Subject: Art History »

Date Added: 2015-09-29

Olmec Art Introduction The Olmec art style was the major prestige style of Ancient Mesoamerica between c. 1,500 bce and 400 bce, or much of th...

Pacific Art, Contemporary

Caroline Vercoe

Subject: Art History »

Date Added: 2018-10-25

Contemporary Pacific ArtIntroductionPacific art and visual culture spans a rich and varied body of objects, dance forms, song, painting, and sculptura...

Palladio, Andrea

Bruce Boucher

Subject: Art History »

Date Added: 2014-01-30

Andrea Palladio Introduction Andrea Palladio (b. 1508–d. 1580) is one of the most influential architects the Western world has produced. Over ...

Parthenon, The

Barbara A. Barletta

Subject: Art History »

Date Added: 2014-01-30

The Parthenon Introduction The Parthenon, executed between 447 and 432 bce and dedicated in 438 bce, initiated the Periclean building program ...

Performance Art

Kristine Stiles

Subject: Art History »

Date Added: 2014-01-30

Performance Art Introduction This article offers a wide range of resources for understanding the rich genealogy of global performance art that...

Perspective from the Renaissance to Post-Modernism, Historiography of Linear

Samuel Y. Edgerton

Subject: Art History »

Date Added: 2014-01-30

Historiography of Linear Perspective from the Renaissance to Post-ModernismIntroductionMany of the issues discussed in this article were raised nearly...

Peter Paul Rubens

Elizabeth Honig, Ulrich Heinen

Subject: Art History »

Date Added: 2020-09-24

Peter Paul RubensIntroductionPeter Paul Rubens (b. 1577–d. 1640) was an extraordinary figure who inhabited, effected, and even defined many aspects of...

Philip II and El Escorial

Jesús Escobar

Subject: Art History »

Date Added: 2017-06-27

Philip II and El EscorialIntroductionNo building occupies as central a place in the architectural history of Spain than San Lorenzo el Real de El Esco...

Photography, History of

Kelley Wilder

Subject: Art History »

Date Added: 2014-01-30

History of Photography Introduction The history of photography is a diffuse, interdisciplinary area of study written from numerous fields such...

Pollock, Jackson

Pepe Karmel

Subject: Art History »

Date Added: 2014-01-30

Jackson Pollock Introduction There is a critical consensus that Jackson Pollock was one of the greatest artists of the 20th century, but there...

Polychrome Sculpture in Early Modern Spain

Ilenia Colón Mendoza

Subject: Art History »

Date Added: 2020-07-29

Polychrome Sculpture in Early Modern SpainIntroductionPolychrome sculpture forms a cornerstone of the religious art produced in Spain in the early mod...

Postmodern Architecture

K. Michael Hays

Subject: Art History »

Date Added: 2016-05-26

Postmodern ArchitectureIntroductionThe concept of postmodernism finds its definitive articulation in architecture, even though postmodern thought far ...

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, James Oles

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 ...

Theory in Europe to 1800, Art

Robert Williams

Subject: Art History »

Date Added: 2014-01-30

Art Theory in Europe to 1800IntroductionUnderstood in the most broadly inclusive sense, the term “art theory” indicates any serious thought about the ...

Timurid Art and Architecture

David J. Roxburgh

Subject: Art History »

Date Added: 2014-01-30

Timurid Art and Architecture Introduction The Timurid dynasty (1370–1506) emerged from the confederation of nomadic tribes making up the Ulus ...

Turner, Joseph Mallord William

Kathleen Nicholson

Subject: Art History »

Date Added: 2018-01-11

Joseph Mallord William TurnerIntroductionJoseph Mallord William Turner (1775–1851) is the most renowned British painter of the first half of the 19th ...

Turquerie

Nebahat Avcioglu

Subject: Art History »

Date Added: 2021-03-24

TurquerieIntroductionTurquerie (often anglicized as “Turkery”) is a growing subject of interest within the humanities. It emerged in the 1990s at the ...

van Gogh, Vincent

Cornelia Homburg

Subject: Art History »

Date Added: 2017-06-27

Vincent van GoghIntroductionVincent van Gogh (b. 1858–d. 1890) must be considered the most widely known painter of the 19th century—for his art as muc...

Viking Art

James Graham-Campbell, Jane Kershaw

Subject: Art History »

Date Added: 2016-02-25

Viking ArtIntroductionViking Art refers to the visual art produced by those of Scandinavian origin or descent, both at home and abroad, during the Vik...

Visigoths

José-Luis Senra

Subject: Art History »

Date Added: 2021-03-24

VisigothsIntroductionThe history of the Visigoths constitutes an important period of transition from Antiquity to the Middle Ages. Through a fractured...

Warburg, Aby

Claudia Wedepohl

Subject: Art History »

Date Added: 2016-06-28

Aby WarburgIntroductionThe German Jewish art historian Aby Warburg (1866–1929) is regarded as a practitioner of visual studies avant la lettre. Born i...

Warhol, Andy

John J. Curley

Subject: Art History »

Date Added: 2014-01-30

Andy WarholIntroductionAndy Warhol is one of the most important and influential artists of the 20th century. He is known especially for his silkscreen...

Wari (Huari) Art and Architecture

Susan E. Bergh

Subject: Art History »

Date Added: 2016-02-25

Wari (Huari) Art and ArchitectureIntroductionArt-historical investigation of the Wari (also spelled “Huari”), who created one of the ancient Americas’...

Wittelsbach Patronage from the late Middle Ages to the Thirty Years' War

Susan Maxwell

Subject: Art History »

Date Added: 2017-06-27

Wittelsbach Patronage from the late Middle Ages to the Thirty Years WarIntroductionThe Wittelsbach dynasty is one of the most influential and widespre...

Women, Art, and Art History: Gender and Feminist Analyses

Griselda Pollock

Subject: Art History »

Date Added: 2014-01-30

Women, Art, and Art History: Gender and Feminist Analyses Introduction Following a worldwide feminist movement in the later 20th century, wome...

Yuan Dynasty Art

Jennifer Purtle

Subject: Art History »

Date Added: 2014-01-30

Yuan Dynasty Art Introduction The art of the Yuan dynasty (1206–1368) is that produced in China under Mongolian rule. Traditional Chinese hist...

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