Author(s): Anne D'Alleva
Helps students to get the most from their art history course. This book introduces two basic art historical methods formal analysis and contextual analysis. It provides step by step guidance about how these methods can be used in class discussion and in writing essays and papers.
'A lucid account of the importance of art history as an academic discipline, the lessons in looking that it can equip the attentive student with and a practical guide for students wishing to improve their art historical skills in both visual and verbal analysis. Extremely handy for students new to the discipline.' Dr. Dorothy C. Rowe, University of Bristol
Anne D'Alleva is Associate Professor of Art History and Women's Studies at the University of Connecticut. She is the author of Arts of the Pacific Islands and Methods and Theories of Art History.