art historical

adjective

: of or relating to the history of art
art historically adverb

Examples of art historical in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Small’s telling contains engaging anecdotes and the occasional digression to art historical antecedents—the evolution of photography and Donald Judd settling in Marfa—that provide obvious cultural references to anchor readers in this emergent technology. Charlotte Kent, ARTnews.com, 13 June 2024 Their work, however, was overlooked for many years by an art historical establishment which certainly was misogynistic. Cath Pound, CNN, 27 Mar. 2024 Extensive research on the hundreds of Jewish artists who have made an art historical impact revealed a surprising nucleus of multifaceted art that addresses machines, instruments, and contraptions. Julia Couzens, Sacramento Bee, 30 Jan. 2024 In this way, the exhibition offers an alternative model to Euro-American business-as-usual, which often excluded source communities from interpreting their own material culture, leaving that to scholars who tend to view works through a dispassionate art historical lens. Patricia Leigh Brown, New York Times, 14 Aug. 2023 See all Example Sentences for art historical 

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Word History

First Known Use

1854, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of art historical was in 1854

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“Art historical.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/art%20historical. Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

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