What is striking about the murals at Bundi and other palaces of the period is that they are merely larger versions of the portable pictures, mostly on paper, that were also produced at court simultaneously. This variety and vigour is not matched, however, in the public face of art history, which in the hands of critics, TV presenters or journalists very rarely rises above the banal, as the same old stories get told, in much the same old ways. While the list above reveals the most read arts articles of 2011, we asked The Independent’s Deputy Arts Editor Alice Jones to pick what she felt was the most important arts story of the year. IJADE prior to 2000 was published as the ‘Journal for Art and Design Education’. From PR slip-ups and movie mega-flops, to radical art movements and the best joke of the Edinburgh festival, John Hall runs through the most popular arts articles of 2011.
Appadurai and Gell are just two of the latest in a long line of anthropologists whose work has been welcomed by, and into, art history.( 10 ) This permeability or openness has sometimes been seen as a threat to the discipline, but it can also be viewed as a strength.
What emerges from the 2013 report is a gradual convergence in the motivation and interests of key stakeholders in the art market and wealth management community as regards art as an asset class, and this trend is driven by the client. A fascinating feature from Russia Correspondent Shaun Walker looking at the county’s radical art collective Voina. Their responses will be the basis for an intricate art installation to be displayed at the park in the fall.
The Index describes the entire journal contents — articles, art notes, illustrations, stories, poems, and advertisements — and offers information on popular culture and industry, artists and illustrators, painting, sculpture, drawing, photography, architecture and design, exhibitions and sales, decorations, and collecting.
Bibliography of the History of Art includes and extends the coverage of its two predecessor art indexes: RAA (Repertoire d’Art et d’Archeologie) and RILA (International Repertory of the Literature of Art). The fight to free Ai Weiwei united and mobilised the art world like no other story in a year filled with protests and political upheavals. While we’ve known art is a powerful tool to record history and ignite inspiration, now there’s science proving art’s gifts to the mind. Covers European and American art from late antiquity to the present and contemporary art worldwide. The database cites articles from 574 periodicals published throughout the world. Art for art’s sake,” the aestheticist slogan, dates from the early 19th century.