World art studies and the need for a new natural history of art

Onians, John
June 1996
Art Bulletin;Jun96, Vol. 78 Issue 2, p206
Academic Journal
Focuses on world art studies and underlines the need for a innovative natural history of art. Benefits of reappraising the full spectrum both of available material and available approaches; Nature of the human relation to the material itself; History of art's action of preserving the extraordinary record of human manual activity.


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