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Art and Art History

Books on Art Criticism

Biographical Information

Online Reference Books

Reference Books in Print

ART ENCYCLOPEDIAS AND DICTIONARIES

"N31"
The "N 31" call number area of the Purdy/Kresge Library Reference stacks includes dictionaries and encyclopedias on general art topics, art movements and art from specific geographic areas and populations, and is a good place to start looking for general information on your topic.
Examples: Contemporary Women Artists and Encyclopedia of Latin and Caribbean Art.
 
Dictionary of Art
A 34 volume scholarly encyclopedia of art published by Grove's Dictionaries. (1996)
Purdy/Kresge Library Reference, N 31 .D5 1996
 
Encyclopedia of World Art
A 17 volume encyclopedia of art with color illustrations.
Purdy/Kresge Library Reference, N 31 .E533

 
 
 
 
 
 

eBooks on Researching in the Arts

Books on Writing about Art