Updated August 09, 2018

The 10 Best Art History Textbooks

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Janson's History, Volume 1
H.H. Arnason and Elizabeth C. M...
A World History

This wiki has been updated 5 times since it was first published in July of 2018. As an academic field, Art History has developed to include theoretical discussions not only about aesthetics, but also the social and political contexts surrounding the work. Whether you're looking for a comprehensive survey of creativity throughout human history, or a more in-depth look at one particular area, this list includes volumes of various scopes, global regions, and levels of difficulty. When users buy our independently chosen editorial recommendations, we may earn commissions to help fund the Wiki. Skip to the best art history textbook on Amazon.

10. A World History

9. The Annotated Mona Lisa

8. Janson's History, Volume 1

7. Ways of Seeing

6. Nineteenth Century

5. Art in China

4. Marilyn Stokstad and Michael W. Cothren

3. Art in Africa

2. H.H. Arnason and Elizabeth C. Mansfield

1. Gardner's Through the Ages

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