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The specialist is concerned with particular artists, say with Rembrandt, and is
able to distinguish periods within his overall development. The traditional
classification of the types or kinds of visual art as made by historians and critics is
The arts of the West have long been in an exchange of Western influence with
those of the non-Western cultures, espe- and other cially in modern times. Much
earlier, in the Middle Ages, visual art the spread of Islam into the West brought ...
The adoption of Greek art by the Roman Empire ensured its continuity in the
Western tradition and its eventual transmission, through the Renaissance revival,
to the modern world. (Jo.Bo.) V. Roman and Early Christian visual arts ROMAN ...
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