The Arts & Sciences III collection includes journals in languages and literature, as well as essential titles in the fields of music, film studies, folklore, performing arts, religion, and the history and study of art and architecture. There are 150 titles in this collection.
Key Journals ART BULLETIN: Available in print form at the library from 1977 to the present, available electronically at JSTOR (1919 – 2005) and Art Full-Text (1995 – present) ART HISTORY : Available electronically at Academic Search Premier (1985-2008) ART JOURNAL: Available in print form at the library from 1977 to the present, available electronically at JSTOR (1960 – 2005) and Art Full-Text (1995 – present)
Key Journals BURLINGTON MAGAZINE: Available electronically at JSTOR (1903 – 2003) JOURNAL OF THE WARBURG & COURTAULD INSTITUTES: : Available electronically at JSTOR (1939 – 2005) OXFORD ART JOURNAL: Available electronically at JSTOR (1978 – 1999) and Art Full-Text (2004 – present) NINETEENTH-CENTURY ART WORLDWIDE: A JOURNAL OF NINETEENTH-CENTURY VISUAL CULTURE: Available online at http://19thc- artworldwide .org/
Artspoke: A Guide to Modern Ideas, Movements, and Buzzwords, 1848-1944 , Short, alphabetically arranged essays provide definitions including information about who, when, where, and what. Timeline and illustrations. REF N 6490 .A75
Survey of art theory in the context of Western visual art consists of 41 original essays written by experts in the field. Extensive introduction on the formation of modern art theory. Organized chronologically so that readers can trace developments of visual art theory, including modern conceptions of art and current theoretical preoccupations.
Encyclopedia of Aesthetics With 600 original articles by distinguished scholars from many fields and countries, this is a comprehensive survey of major concepts, thinkers, and debates about the meaning, uses, and value of all the arts: from painting and sculpture to literature, music, theater, dance, television, film, and popular culture. In-depth surveys of Western aesthetics and broad coverage of non-Western traditions and theories of art. Includes cross references, bibliographies, and an index.
REF BH 56 .E55
Encyclopedias/Dictionaries Encyclopedia of American Art Before 1914 A one-volume work covering all the major artistic developments in the USA from the Colonial period until 1914. 835 entries, with 500 illustrations. REF N 6507 .E53 2000
Encyclopedias/Dictionaries Encyclopedia of Comparative Iconography Compares the uses of iconographic themes from mythology, the Bible and other sacred texts, literature, and popular culture in works of art through various periods, cultures, and genres. Includes 119 signed, alphabetically arranged essays on actions (harvesting, kiss/kissing), situations (upside down, widowhood), and concepts (whiteness, calumny). Entries were written by 42 prominent contributors, most of whom are faculty in art history, classics, archaeology, or literature at universities in the U.S. REF N 7565 .E53 1998x
With 6700 contributors, it covers all aspects of the visual arts in all places at all times, with a weather eye to the contemporary. Includes biographical, geographical, philosophical, and theoretical information, as well as forms and themes, social aspects, and cultural influences. The entries all include useful bibliographies, and a vast array of images. 34 Vols.
REF N 31 .D5 1996
Encyclopedias/Dictionaries Oxford Concise Dictionary of Art Terms REF N33 .C575 2001 Oxford Concise Dictionary of Art and Artists REF N33 .C59 2003 Oxford Dictionary of American Art and Artists REF N6505 .M59 2007 Oxford Concise Dictionary of Art Terms REF N 33 .C575 2001 Oxford Concise Dictionary of Art and Artists REF N 33 .C59 2003 Oxford Dictionary of American Art and Artists REF N 6505 .M59 2007
Online database containing over 155,000 artists. Biographical information about American artists as well as book and periodical references, along with International artists' auction records and images. Over 6,000 museums and dealers are also referenced. On campus, users have complete access to information about the artists’ biographies, auction records, financial graphics, magazine ads pre-1998, and images.
A Biographical Dictionary of Women Artists in Europe and America Since 1850
by Penny Dunford.
Biographical summaries include impact of personal lives on artistic lives, exhibitions and awards, locations of examples of works, and references. Includes some American artists not yet in other sources.
The first work on its subject. Each entry contains an interpretive essay, biographical information, a selection of the model's works, and a bibliography. Extensive cross-referencing allows readers to find models who have pseudonyms or alternative names, and an index to artists helps connect them with their models.
Latin American and Caribbean Artists of the Modern Era ,
Entries for more than 12,700 painters, sculptors, graphic artists, etc. in Latin America and the Caribbean region active during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Entries include the artists’ years, countries, bibliographies, brief biographical information, stylistic notes, a record of each artist’s exhibitions, and a list of collections where his or her work can be seen.
Biographical and career information, as well as brief critical essays, on nearly 400 of the most prominent black artists. Each entry includes selected exhibition listings, collections, publications, comments by the artist (when available), and a signed, critical essay by an authority in the field.
Art in Theory 1815 - 1900: An Anthology of Changing Ideas
Indispensable introduction to the history of the art of the period. Collects two hundred and sixty texts by artists, critics, philosophers and literary figures. Each section is prefaced by an essay that situates the ideas of the period in their historical context, while relating theoretical concerns and debates to developments in the practice of art. Each text is briefly introduced by an outline giving the circumstances of its original appearance and indicating its relevance to the development of modern artistic theory. Extensive bibliography on pages 1067-1080.