The Comité International d'Histoire de l'Art (CIHA) has as its aims:

  • To develop the historical and methodological study of artistic activities and productions.
  • To ensure permanent links between art historians of all countries.
  • To stimulate international meetings of art historians.
  • To stimulate and co-ordinate the dissemination of information about research undertaken under the aegis of CIHA.
  • To disseminate information and publicity about art historical activities world-wide: conferences, publications, research projects etc.
  • To study means of improving methods of teaching and research, and of increasing the research resources available to art historians: data bases, bibliographies, photographic and iconographical documentation, etc.
  • To serve international co-operation in the sense defined by the CIPSH.


(Taken from the Statutes)



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