Welcome to the Department of Art History, Tyler School of Art, Temple University. The design style known as Art Deco was showcased in 1925 at the International Exhibition of Modern Decorative and Industrial Arts in Paris and became a highly popular style of decorative art, design and architecture during the inter-war years (much employed by cinema and hotel architects).
Faculty have won major prizes from the American Association of Italian Studies, Archaeological Institute of America, College Art Association, and Renaissance Society of America. Tamryn McDermott (MA, Fine Arts Administration, 2005) has been appointed the Director of Admissions for Tyler. To be delivered at the Humanities Research and Education Association Annual Conference in San Francisco on April 9, 2015. This programme is a unique opportunity to study the History of Art and/or Archaeology of Asia, Africa and the Middle East. This may be undertaken with the museum’s archivist The result is to occasionally find a strong emphasis on the history of media in conjunction with the history of culture.
At the time of the Spanish conquest of Yucatán during the 16th and 17th centuries, the Maya were still powerful, but many communities were paying tribute to Aztec society The latter culture was thriving, and it included arts such as sculpture, painting, and feather mosaics.
Although the history of art is commonly seen as being mainly concerned with civilizations that derived from European and Chinese cultures, a significant amount of arts and crafts appeared from the earliest times around the periphery of the known world.
Critical theory in art history is often borrowed from literary scholars , and it involves the application of a non-artistic analytical framework to the study of art objects. We are ranked top 10 in the UK for History of Art, Architecture and Design (The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2016 and Complete University Guide 2017). Pioneered in America by Robert Rauschenberg (1925-2008) and Jasper Johns (b.1930), Pop had close links with early 20th century movements like Surrealism. New PhD studentship in the Faculty of Arts to study our manuscripts and special collections. Students concentrate on architecture, sculpture, painting and the decorative arts and have the option of pursuing topics and approaches more archaeological in focus. At Massey, our history programme is focused on New Zealand history and New Zealand’s place in the world.