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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...

David, Jacques-Louis

Dorothy Johnson

Subject: Art History »

Date Added: 2014-01-30

Jacques-Louis David Introduction Jacques-Louis David (b. 1748–d. 1825) was the most famous and influential artist of his time in France and on...

Delacroix, Eugène

Nina M. Athanassoglou-Kallmyer

Subject: Art History »

Date Added: 2016-11-28

Eugène DelacroixIntroductionIn the history of 19th-century painting, Eugène Delacroix (b. 1798–d. 1863) is a pivotal presence, extolled by art-histori...

Design, Garden and Landscape

John Dixon Hunt

Subject: Art History »

Date Added: 2014-01-30

Garden and Landscape DesignIntroductionAt first hand, little is known about gardens and landscapes in ancient times. Writing about them came much late...

Destruction in Art

Kristine Stiles

Subject: Art History »

Date Added: 2019-10-30

Destruction in ArtIntroduction“Destruction in art” is not destruction of art, neither is it iconoclasm. The term “destruction in art” refers to a wide...

Dürer, Albrecht

Jane C. Hutchison

Subject: Art History »

Date Added: 2014-01-30

Albrecht Dürer Introduction Albrecht Dürer (21 May 1471–6 April 1528) was a German painter, graphic artist, author, publisher, and mathematici...

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...

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