art historical

adjective

Definition of art historical

: of or relating to the history of art

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Her black-and-white photographs of female nudes in natural settings, taken in the early 1970s, are disarmingly frank but also hark back to a long line of art historical representations of women in nature. Sharon Mizota, Los Angeles Times, "For these 20 women artists, ‘Rapunzel’ and ‘Dyketactics’ are just the beginning," 16 Aug. 2019 Kevin Hull, the director of public engagement at the Hirshhorn, says his team envisioned the installation as a way to let visitors create their own personal manifestos like the art historical ones displayed in the rest of the exhibition. Maddie Burakoff, Smithsonian, "A Globe-Trotting, Truth-Seeking Art Project Looks For Answers in D.C.," 14 June 2019 In art historical terms, Woodman’s works are painted ceramic sculptural tableaux that function as mini-installations. Los Angeles Times, "Review: Eye candy on a gigantic scale made with canvas, clay and paint," 16 July 2019 The exhibition at Regen Projects will premiere a new video work and will feature paintings inspired by the art historical trope of the bather. Carolina A. Miranda, latimes.com, "Datebook: Portraits of peers, collages inspired by the African diaspora and art for feline lovers," 14 June 2018 The tech giant's art historical arm, aimed at providing digital access to museums and other cultural institutions, recently gained a partner in Clarence House. Chloe Foussianes, Town & Country, "Prince Charles Releases Never-Before-Seen Photo with Prince George at His Christening," 13 Nov. 2018 The Prince of Wales teamed with Google Arts and Culture, the tech company's art historical initiative, to provide virtual tours of his residence, Clarence House. Chloe Foussianes, Town & Country, "Peek Inside Prince Charles and Camilla's Private Library on a New Virtual Tour of Clarence House," 13 Nov. 2018 Two major museum exhibitions signal greater inclusion in the art historical scheme. Roberta Smith, New York Times, "The Outsider Fair Once More Confirms That Art Is Everywhere," 18 Jan. 2018 The exhibition at Regen Projects will premiere a new video work and will feature paintings inspired by the art historical trope of the bather. Carolina A. Miranda, latimes.com, "Datebook: Portraits of peers, collages inspired by the African diaspora and art for feline lovers," 14 June 2018

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First Known Use of art historical

1854, in the meaning defined above

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