Art history usually refers to the academic discipline covering the study of the history of the visual arts. Although ideas about the definition of art have changed over the years, the field of art history attempts to categorize changes in art throughout time and better understand how art shapes and is shaped by the outlooks and creative impulses of its practitioners. The subject does not just cover European art history, but encompasses all art, from the megaliths of Western Europe to the paintings of the Tang dynasty in China.

Many articles relevant to Art History, especially on individual artists or works of art, are in other categories under Category:Visual arts

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