This lesson will explore the relationship between art history and other fields of study.
Louis VIV; Public Domain: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Louis_XIV_of_France.jpg, Palace of Versailles; Public Domain: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Palace_of_Versailles.gi, African mask, Creative Commons Wikimedia, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Elephant_Mask_(center),_early_1900s,_Equatorial_Africa,_Cameroon,_Bamileke_people,_cotton,_fibers,_leather,*************-_Cleveland_Museum_of_Art_-_DSC08743.JPG, Yaxchilan, Lintel 25, Creative Commons Wikimedia, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Yaxchilan_lintel_25.jpg , Banksy, Creative Commons Wikimedia, http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/b/bb/Banksy_Pollard_Street.jpg
The study of humans and their ancestors, in different time periods and locations, with emphasis on adaptation to physical environment, culture, and interpersonal relationships.
The study of human history and prehistory through the excavation of sites and analysis of artifacts.
The study of all aspects of cultural production, in particular, popular culture or everyday life.
The study of the past, particularly through the analysis of written documents.
The study of the development, structure, and functioning of human society.