Dictionary of Art Historians
A biographical database of historic art historians of western art. A free, scholarly resource for scholars, students, and publics. Continually updated.
A long-running digital humanities project, the Dictionary began as a set of index cards in a shoe box and has undergone many iterations. Play the video to learn more.
American (North American)
Modern (style or period)
Americanist art historian; first associate director of the Museum of Modern Art in New York. Abbott was born to Arthur…
Author of the first American survey of ancient sculpture, archaeologist, and historian of Classical Antiquity. Mitchell, then Myers, was the…