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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...

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