Art Historian

  • (noun): A historian of art.

Some articles on art historian, art, arts, historian:

Adrian Stokes (critic) - Freudian Art Historian and Art Critic
... in the late 1920s would change his life and art-historical writings profoundly ... and Klein's psychoanalytic theory would figure strongly in Stoke's art history ... Eliot (then editor at Faber Faber) to publish the first two of Stokes' books of art history essays, The Quattro Cento A Different Conception of the Italian Renaissance, 1932, and The Stones of ...
Frederick Antal
... Frederick Antal (1887–1954) was a Hungarian art historian, particularly known for his contributions to the social history of art ... "The son of a wealthy Jewish family, Antal completed a law degree then studied art history in Budapest, Freiburg and Paris ... He received his doctorate in art history in 1914 under Dvořák and began his career as a volunteer at the Museum of Fine Arts in Budapest (1914/1915) ...
List Of Wellesley College People - Notable Faculty
... musician Sirarpie Der-Nersessian – art historian Carlos Dorrien – sculptor Alicia Erian – novelist David Ferry – poet and translator Edmund Barry Gaither – art historian Marshall ... Hedwig Kohn – physicist Mathilde Laigle – historian, author Mary Lefkowitz – classical scholar also Wellesley College alumna Tom Lehrer – American singer-songwriter, satirist, pianist, and mathematician ... Marías – philosopher Tony Martin- historian Mildred H ...
Connoiseur - Connoisseurship in Art
... Connoisseurs evaluate works of art on the basis of their experience of the style and technique of artists ... In his Meaning in the Visual Arts (1955), Erwin Panofsky explains the difference between a connoisseur and an art historian "The connoisseur might be defined as a laconic art historian, and the art historian as a ... that it has become unfashionable in the world of art history and as a result, activities such as producing a catalogue raisonné are undervalued by ...

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    It is said that a carpenter building a summer hotel here ... declared that one very clear day he picked out a ship coming into Portland Harbor and could distinctly see that its cargo was West Indian rum. A county historian avers that it was probably an optical delusion, the result of looking so often through a glass in common use in those days.
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    The principal rule of art is to please and to move. All the other rules were created to achieve this first one.
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