Please see me or call to arrange advising appointments.
Bring a copy of these checksheets showing your progress:
General Education requirements
B.A. in Art, Art History emphasis requirements
ART4302 Directed Study Proposals
Directed Study proposal deadlines are here: uca.edu/art/current-students/deadlines/
All proposals must be signed by your faculty mentor.
Art XXX Directed Study Guidelines [revisions in progress]
Other Department Deadlines
_Irene Winter on Style (an excerpt of an excellent formal analysis!):
Irene Winter, "The Affective Properties of Styles: An Inquiry into Analytical Process and the Inscription of Meaning in Art History," in Picturing Science Producing Art, ed. Caroline A. Jones and Peter Galison (New York: Routledge, 1998), 55-73. [brief excerpt]
_Terence Grieder on Style:
Terence Grieder, Artist and Audience, 2nd ed. (Madison, WI: Brown & Benchmark, 1996), 140. [brief excerpt]
_Greg Urban on Style:
"Style means a form of language use characterizable independently of the content or semantic meaning that is communicated, which constitutes a sign vehicle that contrasts with others in a culture" (Greg Urban, A Discourse Centered Approach to Culture: Native South American Myths and Rituals [Austin: University of Texas Press, 1991], 106).
_Other Readings on Style:
_(see the library for these)
Heinrich Wölfflin, Principles of Art History: The Problem of the Development of Style in Later Art, trans. Marie Donald Mackie Hottinger (1932; New York: Dover, 1950).
Meyer Shapiro, "Style," in Anthropology Today: An Encyclopedic Inventory, ed. A. L. Kroeber (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1953).
Berel Lang, ed., The Concept of Style, revised and expanded (1979; Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press, 1987).
Polly Schaafsma, "Form, Content and Function: Theory and Method in North American Rock Art Studies," in Advances of Archaeological Method and Theory, ed. by M. Schiffer, vol. 8, pp. 237-277 (New York: Academic Press, 1985).
Margaret W. Conkey and Christine Hastorf, eds. The Uses of Style in Archaeology. (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1990).
Libraries & Research
Researching your Work — How to get from bibliographies, databases, and popular media to scholarly sources.
UCA Torreyson Library
- How do I... Research Guide
- LibGuides for Art
Art and Architecture Source: Art and Architecture Source covers fine, decorative, and commercial art, as well as architecture and architectural design. Contents include over 600 full-text journals, more than 220 full-text books, and over 63,000 images, including photographs, diagrams, illustrations, and maps. Additional sources include conference papers, book reviews, and biographies. Indexed content extends back to 1865.
University of Arkansas Little Rock, Ottenheimer Library
Hendrix College, Olin C. Bailey Library
Central Arkansas Library System
FirstSearch See especially WorldCat & ArticleFirst (authorization & password distributed in class).
Rock Art Studies: A Bibliographic Database — Hosted by the Museum of Northern Arizona, Flagstaff, Arizona
Where I Search for New & Used Books
BookFinder.com — Search booksellers for new, used, and out of print books.