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Art 101 - Drawing (Spring 2015): Resources in Art

ART 103

 Vincent van GoghDrawing, pen and ink on paperSaint-Rémy: June, 1889Museum of Architecture
 Vincent van GoghDrawing, pen and ink on paper, Saint-Rémy: June, 1889, Museum of Architecture

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This LibGuide is a handy place to start your research and a good place to visit to keep up with library changes.

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Online Art Reference

Critical Terms for Art History Critical Terms for Art History - Robert S. Nelson (Editor); Richard Shiff (Editor)
Essays cover a wide variety of "loaded" terms in the history of art, from sign to meaning, ritual to commodity. Each essay explains and comments on a single term, discussing the issues the term raises and putting the term into practice as an interpretive framework for a specific work of art.
Bloomsbury Guide to Art
Bloomsbury Guide to Art - Shearer West
Entries on: individual artists; art, architecture and design terminology; countries and their cultural significance; theoretical concepts; and mythological and religious subjects and symbols.
Encyclopedia of Post-Modernism

Encyclopedia of Postmodernism - Victor E. Taylor (Editor); Charles E. Winquist (Editor)
Coverage of academic disciplines, critical terms and central figures relating to the vast field of postmodern studies, including contemporary cultural, historical, literary and philosophical issues.
Thames and Hudson Dictionary of Art Terms
Thames and Hudson Dictionary of Art Terms - Edward Lucie-Smith
Covers painting, sculpture, architecture, photography, the decorative, applied and graphic arts from all periods throughout the world up to the present day: there is a table of the dynasties of Ancient Greece, Ancient Egypt, China, India and Japan.
The Thames and Hudson Dictionary of Art and Artists

The Thames and Hudson Dictionary of Art and Artists - Herbert Read; Nikos Stangos

A cross-referenced dictionary with coverage on artists, paintings, sculptures, drawings, prints, schools and movements, including essential information on contemporary art and artists and on techniques, materials, terms, and writers who have influenced artists.

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