Comprehensive art reference resource and excellent starting place for biographies of artists, architects, patrons, collectors, writers and scholars, as well as discussions of art movements, theory, and criticism. Provides a good introduction to art theorists/philosophers like Kant, Hegel, Winckelmann and others.
An excellent introduction to the critical theories used in analyzing art. Introduces the concept of theory and concludes with practical ideas for writing theoretically driven art history papers. Recommended.