art historical

adjective

Definition of art historical 

: of or relating to the history of art

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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 The show is a terrifically important addition to our art historical knowledge of the era, as lively and absorbing as its descriptive but rather dry title is not. Christopher Knight, latimes.com, "Out of the shadows and into the light: 'Chiaroscuro Woodcut' is a sleeper hit at LACMA," 5 July 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 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: Intimate paintings of queer men, African blacksmiths' ironworks and an indispensable assistant's exhibit," 31 May 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: Baskets inspired by math, iconic Los Angeles images and photos of people getting expressive," 24 May 2018 As with the devotional object tradition of Lana Del Rey and Katy Perry, Seyfried is drawing upon a concept of the Catholic that is in fact an art historical idea. Josephine Livingstone, The New Republic, "Getting Into the Holy Spirit," 8 May 2018 That theme was not just about a faith, but about a rich art historical tradition that occupies a subcultural, even subaltern, place in the U.S. because of its strong association with nonwhite populations. Josephine Livingstone, The New Republic, "Getting Into the Holy Spirit," 8 May 2018

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First Known Use of art historical

1854, in the meaning defined above

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