By Donald Preziosi
An outline of the theoretical and institutional background of the self-discipline of artwork historical past which refutes a twin of artwork background as in concern, saying really that the various dilemmas of the self-discipline this day could be traced again to its founding, institutionalization and growth because the 1870s.
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