Christopher S. Wood is a professor at New York University. He is the author of Forgery, Replica, Fiction: Temporalities of German Renaissance Art and Albrecht Altdorfer and the Origins of Landscape, the coauthor of Anachronic Renaissance, and the editor of The Vienna School Reader: Politics and Art Historical Method in the 1930s.
[T]his substantial volume is more than just a chronicle of half-forgotten scholarship or a thrashing out of methodological issues of little import. In fact, A History of Art History will be eye-opening for anyone who cares about art. ---Barry Schwabsky, Hyperallergic Wood's history is one of only a handful of book-length attempts to offer a synthetic treatment of the history of art history ... Owing to its extraordinary range and original insights, it is destined to become the standard work for many years to come. ---Sam Rose, Apollo Magazine