Q&A: How can I ask better questions about works of art?

Q&A: How can I ask better questions about works of art?

A reader wonders how they can ask higher level questions about the works of art they study.

Q&A: Help with art history admissions essays?

Q&A: Help with art history admissions essays?

A reader asks for advice on how to write admissions essays in their major field.

Art History as a General Education Requirement

Few high schools teach art history, and when they do, the course is often an AP Art History course, designed for rigorous study. Solely teaching AP Art History excludes the majority of students in most schools who may not have…

Boring History.

As my husband was driving me to work this morning, I was thinking about a recent article I read in the NY Times that reported on extremely low history test scores from American elementary and high school students. Less than…

The Value of My UCLA Degree

In recent news, questions have been raised as to the value of a college education and degree (also here), and if college is challenging enough. In fiscal terms, the most valuable degrees are those in the sciences and the least valuable are those in the…