Edith Standen was a British-American art historian and monuments officer during World War Two. She later worked for the Met, where she became a textiles expert. This is her story.
Studying art history in college is a very rewarding experience, but it can definitely be a bit confusing and always stressful at exam time. Here is my advice about what to expect, how to succeed, and how to prepare for exams.
Today, I'll debunk some common misconceptions about being an art historian. I hear these a lot when I talk about my work. Plus, I've included a little about the skills you learn as an art historian that will help with any career.
When I tell people that I'm an art historian, I'm often met with general confusion and awkwardness. So, what is an art historian?