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All Compiled ART History Notes 29/08/2007 16:04:00 Iconography is the branch of art history which studies the identification, description and the interpretation of the content of images. The word iconography literally means "image writing", or painting, and comes from the Greek εικον (image) and γραφειν (to write) Paleolithic is a prehistoric era distinguished by the development of stone . ( 28000 BCE) The Venus of Willendorf
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HUMN-ARTH 29/08/2007 16:04:00 Introduction to Humanities 1010 Art History Lecturer: Giulia Bernardini The Canon:  what is collectively considered to be of prime importance. (Mona Lisa, The Acropolis, The Starry Night). What is art? Works such as paintings and sculptures produced by skill. . It is not important  to know  what  it is. . but more important to know  why  it is important. Why is art important?
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This note was uploaded on 03/19/2008 for the course ARTH 16000 taught by Professor Nancybrcak during the Fall '07 term at Ithaca College.

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