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Jones, Inigo

Vaughan Hart

Subject: Art History »

Date Added: 2017-09-27

Inigo JonesIntroductionInigo Jones (b. 1573–d. 1652) is widely acknowledged to have been England’s most important architect. He was also the single-mo...

Kahlo, Frida

Adriana Zavala

Subject: Art History »

Date Added: 2017-03-30

Frida KahloIntroductionAlthough Frida Kahlo (b. 1907–d. 1954) is one of the world’s most widely recognized artists, that attention is often focused mo...

Katsushika Hokusai

Matthi Forrer

Subject: Art History »

Date Added: 2020-11-24

Katsushika HokusaiIntroductionWhile the best-known Japanese artwork is the iconic “Great Wave,” less known is that this was a creation of the artist H...

Lastman, Pieter

Amy Golahny

Subject: Art History »

Date Added: 2016-04-28

Pieter LastmanIntroductionAn Amsterdam painter of historical, religious, and mythological subjects, Pieter Pietersz. Lastman (b. 1583–d. 1633) is now ...

Leonardo da Vinci

Frank Zöllner

Subject: Art History »

Date Added: 2014-01-30

Leonardo da Vinci Introduction Leonardo da Vinci (b. 1452–d. 1519) ranks alongside Michelangelo, Raphael, and Titian as one of the most import...

Luca della Robbia (or the Della Robbia Family)

Catherine Kupiec

Subject: Art History »

Date Added: 2020-10-28

Luca della Robbia (or the Della Robbia Family)IntroductionFlorentine sculptor Luca della Robbia (b. 1399/1400–d. 1482) is best remembered as the inven...

Luisa Roldán

Cathy Hall-van den Elsen

Subject: Art History »

Date Added: 2020-08-26

Luisa RoldánIntroductionLuisa Roldán (b. 1652–d. 1706) lived and worked in three Spanish cities, was sculptor to the royal chambers of Kings Carlos II...

Māori Art and Architecture

Ngarino Ellis

Subject: Art History »

Date Added: 2018-11-29

Māori Art and ArchitectureIntroductionMaori art history originates in Te Po/The Darkness when the parents Ranginui/Sky Father and Papatūānuku/Earth Mo...

Markets and Auctions, Art

Noah Horowitz

Subject: Art History »

Date Added: 2014-01-30

Art Markets and Auctions Introduction This article surveys the growing body of literature covering the international art market. Though discus...

Marxism and Art

Andrew Hemingway

Subject: Art History »

Date Added: 2014-01-30

Marxism and Art Introduction Marxism combines a theory of history with a philosophical worldview that aims to transcend the contemplative post...

Maya Art

Mary Miller

Subject: Art History »

Date Added: 2018-10-25

Maya ArtIntroductionFirst documented in a comprehensive form in the 19th century, the art of the pre-hispanic Maya begins with painting, sculpture, an...

Medieval Art and Liturgy (recent approaches)

Eric Palazzo

Subject: Art History »

Date Added: 2019-03-27

Medieval Art and Liturgy (Recent Approaches)IntroductionIn the past decade, research on the relationship between art and liturgy in the Middle Ages ha...

Medieval Art and the Cult of Saints

Elina Gertsman, Dominique DeLuca

Subject: Art History »

Date Added: 2020-04-22

Medieval Art and the Cult of SaintsIntroductionIt can be said that medieval art, in great part, is predicated on the engagement with the cult of the s...

Medieval Art in Scandinavia, 400-800

Nancy L. Wicker

Subject: Art History »

Date Added: 2020-02-26

Medieval Art in Scandinavia, 400-800IntroductionArt of the four-hundred-year period in Scandinavia spanning c. 400 to c. 800 ce begins with the close ...

Medieval Textiles

Elizabeth Coatsworth, Gale R. Owen-Crocker

Subject: Art History »

Date Added: 2018-10-25

Medieval TextilesIntroductionThe decorative and pictorial properties of dress and furnishing textiles, and their power to express group identity, fash...

Meiji Painting

Victoria Weston

Subject: Art History »

Date Added: 2020-06-24

Meiji PaintingIntroductionThe Meiji period (1868–1912) is a watershed moment in Japan’s long history, marking a shift from indigenous governance organ...

Merovingian Period Art

Genevra Kornbluth

Subject: Art History »

Date Added: 2016-09-28

Merovingian Period ArtIntroductionStrictly understood, “Merovingian” refers to a ruling dynasty among the Franks, and some scholars use the term in th...

Moche Art

Margaret A. Jackson

Subject: Art History »

Date Added: 2018-01-11

Moche ArtIntroductionThe Moche of the North Coast of Peru (c. 100–800 ce) are well known for having produced artworks of impressive technical virtuosi...

Modern Sculpture

Caterina Y. Pierre

Subject: Art History »

Date Added: 2017-06-27

Modern SculptureIntroductionModern sculpture is historically defined as sculpture beginning with the work of Auguste Rodin (1840–1917) and ending with...

Monet, Claude

Steven Z. Levine

Subject: Art History »

Date Added: 2017-02-28

Claude MonetIntroductionClaude Monet (b. 1840–d. 1926) is the artist most closely associated with the term “Impressionism.” His paintings are among th...

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