r/ArtHistory

29,168 subscribers
created in 2009


This is a community of art enthusiasts interested in a vast range of movements, styles, media, and methodologies. Please feel free to share your favorite articles, essays, artists, or artworks.

https://reddit.com/r/ArtHistory
r/museum
40k subscribers

The Reddit Museum of Art

https://reddit.com/r/museum
ArtHistory 6%
5.22% museum
r/ContemporaryArt
12k subscribers

A place for people interested in contemporary art and the contemporary art world, art news, relevant theory and conversation about contemporary artists.

https://reddit.com/r/ContemporaryArt
ArtHistory 3.94%
10.26% ContemporaryArt
r/ArtPorn
179k subscribers

High quality images of art.

https://reddit.com/r/ArtPorn
ArtHistory 3.59%
2.03% ArtPorn
r/WhatIsThisPainting
4k subscribers

A place to find out if you have a lost masterpiece or if it's just a garage sale treasure! Please see below for submission guidelines, and related subreddits.

https://reddit.com/r/WhatIsThisPainting
ArtHistory 2.45%
3.11% WhatIsThisPainting
r/ArtCrit
16k subscribers
ArtHistory 2.57%
1.62% ArtCrit
r/MuseumPros
4k subscribers

A sub dedicated to people who work in GLAMs (galleries, libraries, archives and museums) in any topic.

https://reddit.com/r/MuseumPros
ArtHistory 2.17%
11.69% MuseumPros
r/painting
56k subscribers

Welcome to /r/Painting! Functioning like an artist cooperative gallery, this is the place where beginning to advanced painters display their work in an ongoing group discussion. Artists who post their work are strongly encouraged to interact with their fellow subscribers and be prepared to discuss their concept, process & technique.

https://reddit.com/r/painting
ArtHistory 3%
0.94% painting
r/literature
222k subscribers

Welcome to /r/literature, a community for deeper discussions of plays, poetry, short stories, and novels. Discussions of literary criticism, literary history, literary theory, and critical theory are also welcome--strongly encouraged, even.

https://reddit.com/r/literature
ArtHistory 3.25%
0.79% literature
r/ArtefactPorn
215k subscribers

/r/ArtefactPorn is a community dedicated to posting the very best objects, from the very large to the very small, made or shaped by the mankind throughout history. These artefacts range from tools and works of arts to archaeological finds, and give us a better sense of life in various moments throughout history.

https://reddit.com/r/ArtefactPorn
ArtHistory 2.48%
0.67% ArtefactPorn
r/ArtSphere
6k subscribers
ArtHistory 1.63%
14.62% ArtSphere
r/learnart
80k subscribers

A community advice / critique panel, much in the vein of /r/learnprogramming.

Ever wonder how someone did that AMAZING painting and want to learn the technique? Problems with Photoshop or illustrator? Need to know a good brand of acrylic, or where to get your stuff printed?

https://reddit.com/r/learnart
ArtHistory 2.37%
0.62% learnart
r/CriticalTheory
21k subscribers

Critical theory is a school of thought that stresses the examination and the critique of society and culture by applying knowledge from the social sciences and the humanities.

https://reddit.com/r/CriticalTheory
ArtHistory 1.39%
2.19% CriticalTheory
r/ArtistLounge
13k subscribers

A place for artists from redditgetsdrawn, sketchdaily, and other art-related subs to come together and discuss all things related to art, including technique, art crit, different media, the practice of selling art, etc.

https://reddit.com/r/ArtistLounge
ArtHistory 1.41%
1.51% ArtistLounge
r/Anthropology
57k subscribers

A storehouse of linguistic, archaeological, cultural and biological anthropology information.

https://reddit.com/r/Anthropology
ArtHistory 1.56%
0.81% Anthropology
r/Illustration
46k subscribers
ArtHistory 1.63%
0.74% Illustration
r/Archaeology
44k subscribers
ArtHistory 1.39%
0.91% Archaeology
r/architecture
131k subscribers

A community for students, professionals, and lovers of architecture.

https://reddit.com/r/architecture
ArtHistory 2.42%
0.49% architecture
r/askphilosophy
69k subscribers
ArtHistory 2.53%
0.47% askphilosophy
r/AskHistorians
747k subscribers

Questions about the past: Answered!

https://reddit.com/r/AskHistorians
ArtHistory 7.4%
0.38% AskHistorians
r/TrueFilm
143k subscribers

An in-depth discussion of film

https://reddit.com/r/TrueFilm
ArtHistory 2.45%
0.45% TrueFilm