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…
A student writes in saying they feel like they will not be good at curating, and wonders how would they know.
A reader seeks advice as they struggle with their place as an art history major.
A reader asks: how can they continue to study art history after learning about what terrible people some artists were?
One of the most frequent emails I get from aspiring art history majors is something along the lines of, “I fell in love with art history and want to major in it, but my parents want me to pursue something…
A reader asks how important an art history degree from a highly-ranked university is to their career options, and wonders if a degree from an “average” university would suffice.
A reader wonders if being married has made it difficult to pursue my graduate degree.
A reader needs advice about how to begin writing an open-ended research paper for their art history class.
An art history major who is struggling with writing art historical essays asks for advice.