Children naturally love art – painting, drawing, making music, the theater. Pop artists like Andy Warhol became both noteworthy and influential through work including and possibly critiquing popular culture, as well as the art world Artists of the 1980s, 1990s, and 2000s expanded this technique of self-criticism beyond high art to all cultural image-making, including fashion images, comics, billboards and pornography.
Connoisseurship (which can be described as the stylistic analysis of individual works of art with an aim of attribution) has a fundamental role in the discipline, of course, in answering the essential who, when and where questions; and an attuned attention to the visual, and a well-stocked and efficient visual memory, are important skills for an art historian to develop.
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T. J. Clark, The Absolute Bourgeois: Artists and Politics in France, 1848-1851 (London, 1973); and Image of the People: Gustave Courbet and the Second French Republic, 1848-1851 (London, 1973). You can also see original works from supporting artists and there will also be some special 10th anniversary events.