History of art
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History of art (V350): Historical study of developments in the arts and consideration of art history methods and techniques. Includes the enhancement of visual awareness and expertise as an aspect of cultural history.Displaying 1 - 10 of 10
|Art Appreciation and Techniques||
A thorough and thought-provoking thematic overview of most of the principal academic means of approach to the study of the visual arts. Heavily...
|Art Since 1940||
A resource which should be used selectively. Mainly consisting of lecture notes and other such materials posted on-line, this site does contain...
|OCL Master Art Appreciation||
A highly interactive introduction to some of the key concepts used in the academic analysis of works of visual art. Useful, but markedly thin in...
|'Shades Of Meaning': The Significance Of Hair Colour In Braddon's Lady Audley's Secret (1862) And Rossetti's Lady Lilith (1866–68, Altered 1872–73), Jessica Lenihan||
In a culture obsessed with physiognomy, where the Victorian female body was a canvas of symbols to be read, the portrayal of hair – and...
|Social history, Gender, Sexuality, 19th century||view|
|A comparative study of Lady Hertford’s grotto at Marlborough and William Kent’s illustration of Spring in James Thomson's The Seasons. Richard D A Lamont||
‘Poetry, Painting and Gardening, or the Science of Landscape, will forever by men of taste be deemed Three Sisters, or the Three Graces who dress...
|A Summary of 19th century British furniture style development||
A Summary of 19th century British furniture style development
|Nineteenth-century, Interior design, Interiors, Furnishings, Furniture, Victorian, Designers||view|
|A Summary of 20th century furniture style development||
A Summary of 20th century furniture style development
|Twentieth-century, Interior design, Interiors, Furnishings, Furniture, Designers||view|
A very thorough, if rather dry, resource which offers extensive coverage of all aspects of the subject area. Heavily dependent upon text-based...
A very thorough overview of the subject area from the Saylor Foundation, which provides a useful overview of the visual arts in both north and...
|American Masters: Alfred Steiglitz||
A useful set of related on-line texts and videos covering the life and work of this crucially important American photographer.