A reader asks how they can make their analysis of a painting more engaging for their audience.
A reader wonders how they can ask higher level questions about the works of art they study.
A new graduate student seeks suggestions on managing graduate study and impostor syndrome.
A reader seeks advice on whether obtaining a terminal M.A. or a one-year Certificate in Museum Studies is the better financial option.
A reader who wants to study art history at the graduate level but feels intellectually unprepared asks for advice on their next steps.
A reader asks what information about works of art need to be remembered for art history coursework.
A reader asks for my thoughts on attending one-year graduate programs in the UK as an American student.
A reader asks for advice on whether they should pursue their art history MA at Christie’s or Hunter College.
Lately I have found myself completely unable to write; like I have all these words, thoughts, and ideas swirling in my mind that, when I sit down to write, will not translate onto the page. I don’t know when this…
I have received a lot of emails recently from high school students or new college students wondering how to approach the study of art history. This is a response I wrote to those who emailed me using Tumblr. My goal…
Some brief thoughts on Karl Briullov’s The Last Day of Pompeii (1830 – 1833).
Whether you are taking your first art history course or are an art history major, here are seven things you can do to help yourself succeed in, and get the most from, your art history classes. 1. Take lots of notes. Every professor formats…