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ART 101 - Introduction to the Visual Arts
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ART 101 - Introduction to the Visual Arts: Biographical Reference
Resources on finding, using, and citing information related to art media and artists.
Section of Michelangelo's The Creation of Adam, from the Sistine Chapel (c. 1511)
Art Reference Websites
This indexes and provides links to art in thousands of online art sites. Search by artist, title, or museum.
Timeline of Art History
An academic website that offers artwork images and thematic essays for the collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. It allows you to browse and search by works of art, geography, timeline and essays.
Art Reference Books
A Biographical Dictionary of Artists
Lawrence Gowing (Editor)
Critical Terms for Art History
Robert S. Nelson (Editor); Richard Shiff (Editor)
Thames and Hudson Dictionary of Art and Artists
Herbert Edward Read (Editor); Nikos Stangos (Editor)
Thames and Hudson Dictionary of Art Terms, 2nd ed.
General Biographical Reference
When doing biographical research you might look for entries in:
Current Biography Yearbook (1940-Present)
H. W. Wilson Company Staff
Call Number: REF CT100 .C8
Encyclopedia of World Biography, 2nd ed. (1998)
Call Number: REF CT103 .E56 1998
Encyclopedia of World Biography Supplement (vol. 34)
Biography Reference Center
Use this to find background information, keywords, links, and other leads.
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