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ARTH 276: Studies in Western Art II: About Artists
This database offers full text plus abstracts and indexing of an international array of peer-selected publications, including coverage of Latin American, Canadian, Asian and other non-Western art, new artists, contemporary art and exhibition reviews.
Indexes and abstracts art-related books, conference proceedings and dissertations, exhibition and dealer's catalogs, and articles from more than 2,500 periodicals. BHA includes records from 1975 to 2009.
Covers biographies, criticism, country surveys, artistic styles and movements, art forms, subject matter and iconography, and techniques.
Information is drawn from Grove Art, Oxford Companion to Western Art, Encyclopedia of Aesthetics, and the Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms.
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Oxford Reference Online
This resource covers many subjects, including art, architecture, and religion. Reference works such as the Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church, the Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece and Rome, the Grove Encyclopedia of Classical Art and Architecture, and the Oxford Dictionary of Art, Oxford Dictionary of the Classical World, are a few of the many titles available.
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Search for Parkett, an important source for international contemporary artists, whose oeuvre is explored in several essays by leading writers and critics.