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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"

  • Connoisseurship

    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.

  • Canon

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