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criticism

the analysis and evaluation of works of art. More subtly, art criticism is often tied to theory; it is interpretive, involving the effort to understand a particular work of art from a theoretical perspective and to establish its significance in the history of art.

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Encyclopedia Britannica, 2008. Encyclopedia Britannica Online.
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