Art History’s Digital Dimensions: Historiography

Cohen, Kathleen, et al. “Digital Culture and the Practices of Art and Art History.” The Art Bulletin 79, no. 2 (June 1, 1997): 187–216.

Bentkowska-Kafel, Anna, Trish Cashen, and Hazel Gardiner. Digital Art History: A Subject in Transition. Bristol: Intellect, 2005.

Bentkowska-Kafel, Anna, Hugh Denard, and Drew Baker, eds. Paradata and Transparency in Virtual Heritage. Digital Research in the Arts and Humanities. Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2012.

Drucker, Johanna. “Is There a ‘Digital’ Art History?” Visual Resources 29, no. 1/2 (2013): 5–13.

Zorich, Diane M. Transitioning to a Digital World: Art History, Its Research Centers, and Digital Scholarship (A Report to The Samuel H. Kress Foundation and The Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media, George Mason University, May, 2012).

Exemplary Research Projects

Szabo, Victoria. “Transforming Art History Research with Database Analytics: Visualizing Art Markets.” Art Documentation: Journal of the Art Libraries Society of North America 31, no. 2 (September 2012): 158–75.

Fletcher, Pamela M., and Anne Helmreich. “Local/Global: Mapping Nineteenth-Century London’s Art Market.” Nineteenth-Century Art Worldwide 11, no. 3 (2012).

Atkinson, Niall. “The Republic of Sound: Listening to Florence at the Threshold of the Renaissance.” I Tatti Studies in the Italian Renaissance 16, no. 1/2 (September 1, 2013): 57–84.

Wexler, Laura, et al. Photogrammar, Yale University (2013).

Resig, John. “Using Computer Vision to Increase the Research Potential of Photo Archives.” Journal of Digital Humanities 3, no. 2 (October 14, 2014).

Wheelock, Arthur, K., Jr., Dutch Paintings of the Seventeenth Century, NGA Online Editions.

Ross, Nancy. “Teaching Twentieth Century Art History with Gender and Data Visualizations.” Journal of Interactive Technology & Pedagogy, no. 4 (2014).


Association of Art Museum Directors, Next Practices in Digital and Technology (2015). Digital Humanities Now: Community-Curated Content. Published by the Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media.