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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
“ I do write about men now and then, but I mostly write about women because that's the work I like best. When I became a feminist, I realized that somebody had to write all about this women's art that was out there ignored, and it was going to be me. And of course the ideas were particularly interesting to me, and the discoveries, about what women's art was and could be. I often say I'm more interested and mediocre art by women than in mediocre art by men – which is interpreted as I only like medi ...more ”
“ It is a story of utopian dreams and belief in the future, but also one that involves a critique of modernity. ”
I'd love to answer any and all questions about my book from now until Christmastime. Ask me anyt…more
[close] I'd love to answer any and all questions about my book from now until Christmastime. Ask me anything—and if I don't know the answer, well, at least I can look it up!
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Founded in 1977, Frances Lincoln specializes in high quality illustrated books, especially on th…more
[close] Founded in 1977, Frances Lincoln specializes in high quality illustrated books, especially on the topics of gardening, the outdoors, art, architecture, design and landscape. Frances Lincoln titles have strong multicultural elements and a high international reputation; we want all our books to reflect the richness and diversity of the world we live in today.
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A place to discuss books authored by Thomas Negovan and published by Century Guild.
[close] A place to discuss books authored by Thomas Negovan and published by Century Guild.
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A group to discuss art crime. Anything from books on the subject to the history of art crime to …more
[close] A group to discuss art crime. Anything from books on the subject to the history of art crime to the latest news about stolen art. Everyone is welcome.
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