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Art History:  Past and Present

Art History: Past and Present

Author: Erin Aldana

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

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Notes on "Art History, Past and Present"

Image Credits

Merode Altarpiece, Creative Commons Wikimedia, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Robert_Campin_-_L%27_Annonciation_-_1425.jpg , Michelangelo David, Creative Commons Wikimedia, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_(Michelangelo) , Bernini David, Creative Commons Wikimedia, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_(Michelangelo) , Allegory of the Oubreak of War; Public Domain: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Los_horrores_de_la_guerra.jpg , School of Athens; Public Domain: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Sanzio_01.jpg 

Shoah Memorial, Creative Commons Wikimedia, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Wien_Shoa-Mahnmal_Whiteread.jpg, King Menkaura, Creative Commons Wikimedia, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:King_Menkaura_(Mycerinus)_and_queen.jpg, Akhenaten, Creative Commons Wikimedia, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Pharaoh_Akhenaten.jpg


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.