A living artist???s showing of his/her numerous works, usually depicted chronologically, but can also be shown by theme.<br><br>An exhibit that shows a large number of works over time by a living artist. This allows a viewer to study the development of the artist's style, use of techniques, and choice of subjects, along with other aspects of the work. Retrospectives have traditionally been arranged chronologically ? early career, middle career, late career ? but may also be arranged thematically.Also see catalogue raisonn?.