art historical

adjective

Definition of art historical

: of or relating to the history of art

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art historically adverb

Examples of art historical in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Still, along with 12 other white male artists whose dominance went on to influence the modern art historical canon. Brandi Addison, Dallas News, 5 Aug. 2021 That ethos — insistent, practical — colors much of the neighborhood’s art historical past, and its capacity to incubate creativity. Max Lakin, New York Times, 15 June 2021 On an art historical Bechdel test, this gallery would earn a very rare A. Washington Post, 16 July 2021 In the standard art historical narrative, cubism was pioneered in Paris by Pablo Picasso and Georges Braque, with less credit going to Juan Gris, a younger member of the group. John Zotos, Dallas News, 7 May 2021 All told, the show expands the art historical narrative while also distinctly representing the impassioned vision of one person. New York Times, 13 June 2021 The installation explores classic art historical issues including new directions in abstraction, or how artists represent the human figure. Steven Litt, cleveland, 18 Apr. 2021 For all that could be imperious about Steinberg’s attitude toward his colleagues and the state of art historical scholarship, there was something modest and even self-deprecating about his appetite for inquiry. Jed Perl, The New York Review of Books, 27 Apr. 2021 Satan is as much part of the art historical canon as Jesus, from Renaissance Hellmouths to Milton. Naledi Ushe, PEOPLE.com, 9 Apr. 2021

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First Known Use of art historical

1854, in the meaning defined above

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12 Aug 2021

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“Art historical.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/art%20historical. Accessed 27 Sep. 2021.

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