About TheHistoryOfArt.org

Established in 2020, TheHistoryOfArt.org is dedicated to the dissemination of accurate and accessible information pertaining to the realm of art history. Our mission is to bridge the chasm between scholarly expertise and the general public, rendering the vast and intricate world of art history comprehensible to all.

Committed to upholding the highest standards of expertise and education, our team comprises individuals who bring a wealth of knowledge and experience to the content found on this platform. Their fervent dedication to the subject matter fuels the excellence that characterizes our work.

The ultimate objective of TheHistoryOfArt.org is to provide an extensive accessible resource of meticulously researched information on a wide spectrum of art history topics. These insights are presented by seasoned experts within the field, individuals who share a strong passion for not only deepening their own understanding but also for imparting this knowledge to a global audience.

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Meet the Team

Tom Gurney

Tom Gurney

Founder and Lead Writer

Tom Gurney, an esteemed member of our team, holds a Bachelor of Science with Honors (BSc Hons) degree from Salford University. With an unwavering dedication to the field of art history spanning over two decades, he has amassed a wealth of knowledge and experience that enriches the content on TheHistoryOfArt.org.

In addition to his contributions to this website, Tom Gurney has an illustrious record of published works, including a recent eBook that comprehensively explores the most eminent figures in the annals of Western art. His keen interest in diversity and inclusion is further exemplified by his dedicated efforts to augment the website's content. Tom has tirelessly worked to amplify the representation of female artists and individuals from diverse backgrounds who have, until now, been deserving of more exposure within the realm of art history.

Mission Statement

At TheHistoryOfArt.org, our mission is to serve as the pinnacle of expertise, experience, authority, and trust in the realm of art history. As a business, we are unwavering in our commitment to providing an unparalleled repository of knowledge and insight, where the historical achievements of every artist and movement comes to life with unparalleled expertise.

Our Values

At TheHistoryOfArt.org, our core values serve as the bedrock upon which our platform stands:

  • Expertise - We maintain a relentless commitment to fostering expertise within our team, comprising seasoned professionals with proven knowledge in art history
  • Accessibility - We are resolute in our pursuit of making art history accessible to a broad audience
  • Inclusivity - We remain dedicated to diversifying the representation of artists from all backgrounds, cultures, and perspectives
  • Accuracy - We place the highest importance on the accuracy and reliability of our content through our rigorous research and fact-checking processes
  • Trust - We understand that trust is the currency of the digital age, and we constantly strive to foster it with our growing audience

Press Mentions

Our content has been sourced by a number of prestigious organisations, with the most significant listed below: