Art as a Genre in Marilyn Stokstad's "Art History"
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This paper is a critique of the introduction to Marilyn Stokstad's book "Art History," praising it and detailing what she accomplishes in it. The review notes how Stokstad included making the connection between art and reality, art and the idea of beauty and patrons of the arts, and keepers of museums.
From the Paper:"In her introduction to 'Art History' Marilyn Stokstad provides a panoramic but also fairly in-depth look at art as a genre and what it represents to the viewer. She makes the connection between art and reality, art and the idea of beauty and talks about artists and art history, society, patrons of the arts and the keepers of museums. She ends her introduction with a foray into the subject of how the viewer participates in the work of art, making it individual to that..."
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Art as a Genre in Marilyn Stokstad's "Art History" (2008, December 01) Retrieved January 28, 2021, from https://www.academon.com/book-review/art-as-a-genre-in-marilyn-stokstad-art-history-122636/
"Art as a Genre in Marilyn Stokstad's "Art History"" 01 December 2008. Web. 28 January. 2021. <https://www.academon.com/book-review/art-as-a-genre-in-marilyn-stokstad-art-history-122636/>