The newest podcast episode (Nr. 10)! Dr Great Art: „Why Art History!“ What are the lessons art history can teach us? The lessons of art history are that they are lessons. That is a tautology, but an illuminating one worth elaborating upon. It is necessary to know history as personal empowerment for artists: to test the present with the often surprising facts of the past, to note how and why „official“ history has often changed; second, to discover one’s own personal, vital ancestry; and finally, in order to criticize and change art history.