Flat Figure Art

Articles are written for ARC by some of the art world’s greatest artistic minds, whether art historians, practicing artists, scholars, scientists, collectors, etc. IBA (International Bibliography of Art) – Successor to BHA, the database covers materials on Western art published from 2008-current. Strong incentives for perceived originality and publicity also encouraged artists to court controversy. Nataraja is called one of the most popular forms of the god Shiva” by the great scholar of South Indian art and architecture, Dr. Douglas Barrett. The Wildlife Artist of the Year has published its call for entries for the UK’s most prestigious independent wildlife art competition – with a top prize of £10,000. A highly stimulating and wide-ranging discussion of these issues can be found in Is Art History Global?, ed. J. Elkins (London & New York, 2007). Unlike scientific fields, art is one of the few subjects that are academically organized according to …

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