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Approaches to Art History

Approaches to Art History

Author: Aleisha Olson

This lesson will present an overview of how art history has changed from the past to the present.

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This tutorial discusses the different approaches to art history, including formal analysis and New Art History.

Notes on "Approaches to Art History"

Terms to Know

Those works of art considered to be most important, usually those studied in art history survey classes.


An art historical method that relies on the recognition of elements of an artist’s personal style.

New Art History

A revisionist approach to art history that emerged during the 1970’s that questions earlier methodologies or approaches to art history.