3 Tutorials that teach Art History: Past and Present
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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


  • 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.