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  • Paysage et nationalisme français au 19e siècle, UMKC Instructor Gayle Levy September 5, 2013 Presented by Amelia Nelson, Public Services Librarian Tracey Boswell, Reference and Cataloging Librarian The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Spencer Art Reference Library
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  • 3 Camille Pissarro , French , 1830-1903 The Garden of Les Mathurins at Pontoise, 1876 Oil on canvas Unframed: 44 5/8 x 65 1/8 inches (113.35 x 165.42 cm) Framed: 59 x 79 1/4 x 4 inches (149.86 x 201.3 x 10.16 cm) Purchase: William Rockhill Nelson Trust Gallery Location: P31
  • After you have determined the content, description or subject; it is time for some formal analysis.  Examine the light, textures, shapes, colors.  What do these tell you about your selection?  What is the medium? How is it made?  Are there special techniques used?  Which photographic medium is it?  Identify the artist/photographer, date of work, geographical location, title. 9/6/2013 4
  • Begin Research  You will be looking for  Biographical information on artist/photographer  Context of your selection within the art movement  Background of your work  Importance of subject selected by the artist.  More 9/6/2013 5
  • Library produced Research Guides  1. Object Quick Guides  For select items in museum collection  Serve as a path of research 9/6/2013 6
  • Library produced Research Guides 9/6/2013 7 2. Researching Artworks Guide Painting, Prints, and Sculpture
  • Search the Collection 9/6/2013 8 Public collection search Staff collection search Nelson-Atkins audio
  • Research Strategy General Resources Books Articles and More What else is out there? 9/6/2013 9
  • Resources - Context 9/6/2013 10 Date Publisher Author Museum  Surveys  Exhibition Catalogs  Artist Monographs  Specific exhibition  Series of work  Overview  Highlights  Retrospectives  Catalogues R s  Comprehensive
  • Resources - Context  Context  Surveys  Oxford Art Online  Met’s Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History 9/6/2013 11 •Biography •Group Exhibitions •Solo Exhibitions •Museum & Gallery Holdings •Auction Records •Bibliography
  • Searching - LibraryOneSearch - Books & More 12
  • Searching - Refine My Results 9/6/2013 13
  • Searching - Using Refine My Results 9/6/2013 14
  • Journals  Subscriptions to over 600 print magazines and journals  Access to thousands more through subscription databases  Jstor  ART bibliographies Modern (1960 – present)  Art Abstracts (1984 – present)  Art Index (1929 – 1984)  Articlefirst (1960 – present)  BHA (Bibliography of the History of Art)  International Bibliography of Art  Art Price Databases (Auction Sales) 15 Criticism Exhibition Reviews Interviews Current projects and work New scholarship Focused research
  • Expanding your Searching – LibraryOneSearch Spencer Collection Articles 9/6/2013 16
  • Navigating databases 9/6/2013 17
  • Art and Art History Databases 9/6/2013 18 Spencer Art Reference Only Auction / Art Price databases International Bibliography of Art (2007 – present) CAMIO Spencer Art Reference & UMKC ArchivesGrid ARTbibliographies Modern (1960 – present) Art Abstracts (1984 – present) Art Index (1929 – 1984) Articlefirst (1960 – present) BHA (1975 – 2007) CAMIO Jstor (1665 – present) Oxford Art Online WorldCat UMKC Only Academic Search Complete Art Full Text (1984 present) Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals (1934 – present) FRANCIS (1984 – present) Many multi-disciplinary Many science databases Project Muse
  • Citation Article 9/6/2013 19 Michael, Cora. "Utopian Views Of Rural Life In Prints By Camille Pissarro At The Princeton University Art Museum." Record Of The Princeton University Art Museum 68.(2009): 38-45. Art Abstracts (H.W. Wilson). Web. 3 Sept. 2013. Print Online
  • Citation Article 9/6/2013 20 UMKC electronic article access Michael, Cora. "Utopian Views Of Rural Life In Prints By Camille Pissarro At The Princeton University Art Museum." Record Of The Princeton University Art Museum 68.(2009): 38-45. Art Abstracts (H.W. Wilson). Web. 3 Sept. 2013.
  • Citation Article Print 9/6/2013 21 Spencer or UMKC Library Catalog – see what the holdings are UMKC – expand your search to MERLIN, then MOBIUS UMKC – ILL
  • Citations – Where would you start?  Thomson, Belinda. "Camille Pissarro and Symbolism: Some Thoughts Prompted by the Recent Discovery of an Annotated Article." The Burlington Magazine. 124.946 (1982): 14-23. 9/6/2013 22
  • Images  Camio High quality images from museum collections around the world  Collection Search  Scans 9/6/2013 23
  • Expanding your Search 9/6/2013 24 •Museum and Gallery Collections •Inventories •Archives •Correspondences •Diaries •Memoirs •Gallery information •Artist Files
  • Evaluation of web sources 25 The Iraq War: Wikipedia Historiography, 2004-2009 Documents the 12,000 changes made to the Wikipedia article on the Iraq War Booktwo.org, On Wikipedia, Cultural Patrimony, and Historiography James Bridle September 6, 2010 http://booktwo.org/notebook/ wikipedia-historiography/
  • Citation Timesavers 9/6/2013 26
  • How to Research an Art Object in the Nelson-Atkins Collection 1 • Visit the artwork in the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. Look at the label copy, and note the title, artist, artist period and accession number. 2 • Search the collections online from the museum's website, http://www.nelson-atkins.org/collections located under the Heading Art | Collections. This valuable resource may include label copy, size, medium, museum location and other information 3 • Search the library's collection of books, auction catalogs and more in the online catalog http://libraryonesearch.nelson-atkins.org 4 • After you've searched the collection database, museum publications and the online catalog, the next step is to search the library's databases at http://libraryonesearch.nelson-atkins.org The databases include a comprehensive art encyclopedia, article citations, full-text articles, auction sales results and are available from the library's public computers. 5 • Library staff is happy to help you further research. Please contact the reference staff at the Spencer Art Reference Library at 816.751.1216 or via the Museum's website at: http://www.nelson- atkins.org/education/Library.cfm
  • Museum Education Black, Graham. Transforming Museums in the Twenty-First Century. London: Routledge, 2012. Spencer Art Reference Library Call No: Reserves AM 7 .B57 2011 Burnham, Rika, and Elliott Kai-Kee. Teaching in the Art Museum: Interpretation As Experience. Los Angeles: J. Paul Getty Museum, 2011. Spencer Art Reference Library Call No: Reserves N 430 .B86 2011 Falk, John H. Identity and the Museum Visitor Experience. Walnut Creek, Calif: Left Coast Press, 2009. Spencer Art Reference Library Call No: AM 7 .F33 2009 Wells, Marcella, Barbara H. Butler, and Judy M. Koke. Interpretive Planning for Museums: Integrating Visitor Perspectives in Decision- Making. Walnut Creek: Left Coast Press Inc, 2013. Spencer Art Reference Library Call No: Display AM 121 .W45 2013 9/6/2013 28
  • 9/6/2013 29 Need more? Spencer Art Reference Library Contact: Reference Desk, 816.751.1216 Marilyn Carbonell, Head, Library Services Amelia Nelson, Librarian, Public Services Tracey Boswell, Catalog/Reference Librarian Roberta Wagener, Assistant, Public Services Follow us on Facebook at Spencer Art Reference Library
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