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What were Persian “miniatures” actually called in Persia?


I've always thought that “miniature” was a rather condescending term. I always think of some old Orientalist stumbling across one for the first time and exclaiming: “Oh look, it's a miniature painting!” What are these paintings actually called in Persia, and how would we translate that term literally into English? Does their term for this style of painting have any suggestion of miniature size? Just on the Wikipedia (haha) I found the term negârgari Irâni, but I was unable to find a literal translation for that.

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Survey Art History Books?


Hi everyone,
Is anyone familiar with “The Short Story of Art: A Pocket Guide”? It looks like a concise yet attractive introduction to art history.

Also, is anyone familiar with the art history books published by DK? They also look like excellent visual guides

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information about “old german war-related” painting


I am looking information about this artwork made by the german dictator from the world war 2 (Im not writting his name in case i get banned), I think that is really an amazing artwork, creppy also, to me shows the insanity that was inside this man`s life. Im interested in findig essays or the context of the painting. Here it is: https://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/pix/2017/10/05/21/45104F7B00000578-4953386-image-m-28_1507234161912.jpg

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Help!


Hello all!
I took an art history course two years ago and fell in love with the subject. I’m looking to refresh my memory on the basics and really expand my knowledge. Anyone have any book or video recommendations that helped them learn more?
Thank you!