Why Study Art History?

Journalists like to beat up on the humanities. We don’t need to look far to find fresh stories on why universities need to get back to job training and to limit students majoring in the liberal arts. Art History, like literature or philosophy, is a favorite target for its lack of utility.

Read here about the serious problems with these assumptions and how and why the market values skills learned in Art History:
http://mobile.bloomberg.com/news/2012-01-06/postrel-how-art-history-majors-power-the-u-s-.html

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