Art History

The history of art refers to the history of the visual arts including painting, sculpture and architecture. Considered encyclopedically, the history of art is an attempt to survey art throughout human history, classifying cultures and periods by their distinguishing features. This is undertaken by people and institutions with diverging goals, but whose efforts interrelate, including: academic art historians, museum curators, auction house personnel, private collectors, and religious adherents. Given these agendas, it is unsurprising that there are many ways of structuring a history of art, as ...more

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Botticelli's Secret: The Lost Drawings and the Rediscovery of the Renaissance
Kusama: The Graphic Novel
Notre-Dame: A Short History of the Meaning of Cathedrals
Lost and Found in Paris
Men to Avoid in Art and Life
Chasing Me to My Grave: An Artist’s Memoir of the Jim Crow South, with a foreword by Bryan Stevenson
1000 Years of Joys and Sorrows: A Memoir
The Stolen Lady
The Mirror and the Palette
Raphael, Painter in Rome
Art and Faith: A Theology of Making
Venus and Aphrodite: A Biography of Desire
Vincent and Theo: The Van Gogh Brothers
A Long Time Coming
Rembrandt Is in the Wind: Learning to Love Art through the Eyes of Faith
The Van Gogh Deception
The Story of Art
Ways of Seeing
The Lives of the Artists
Art Through the Ages
Girl with a Pearl Earring
History of Beauty
Michelangelo and the Pope's Ceiling
Brunelleschi's Dome: How a Renaissance Genius Reinvented Architecture
The Monuments Men: Allied Heroes, Nazi Thieves, and the Greatest Treasure Hunt in History
History of Art
The Judgment of Paris: The Revolutionary Decade That Gave the World Impressionism
The Letters of Vincent van Gogh
The Lost Painting
Concerning the Spiritual in Art
The Shock of the New

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The artists of this nation - state are, taken as one historical subject, one of 'latecomers' to the smorgasbord of the artistic pantheon.Even if Sweden as a nation-state thus seems to have been excluded from the world art history its contemporary arts infrastructure presently makes the country a much more vital place of production. ...more
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