عنوان مقاله [English]
Purpose: The study was conducted with the aim of citation frequency analysis of the different styles of painting in Arts & Humanities Citation Index® (A&HCI) in Web of Science (WoS).
Methodology: The research method was citation frequency analysis and the study population consisted of all the painting styles, painters, and all of the published papers in this field. The samples of research were chosen purposefully. Excel software is used to analyze the data.
Findings: Ten painting styles that had the most citation included: Op art, expressionism, impressionism, realism, renaissance, super realism (photo-realism), surrealism, cubism, abstract art (abstract) and miniature. The findings indicated that France was the origin of the most styles and the presence of famous painters. The largest number of articles in Web of Science have been allocated to Pablo Picasso, Paul Cézanne, Vincent Van Gogh, Claude Monet and Wassily Kandinsky. Curless with 444 citations is the most cited author in this field. Washington University with 4 articles and 395 citations has won first place among institutions and universities. The British Journal of Psychology with 2 articles and 388 citations has the first rank of journals in the field of painting styles.
Conclustion: It is concluded that special attention has been paid to the publication of articles in the field of painting styles in the West in recent years, especially from the psychological point of view. This can be a sign of a new scientific movement in the field of painting in modern life.