Comprehensive listing of research resources for a number of subjects, including sales and auctions, iconongraphy, historiography, methodology, theory, works in all major media, decorative arts, patronage, collection, and more.
Details of sources on art, art history and design. In addition university libraries, museums and galleries are listed, along with useful addresses of national and international associations, organisations, institutions and much more
After Theime-Becker, this is the most useful universal dictionary of artists. Contains over 300,000 biographies of artists who have worked from the 5th century BCE to present times. The length of individual entries varies from a few lines to essays. Frequently includes facsimiles of artists' signatures, prizes received, holding museums and collections, prices realized, and bibliographies.
This reference work deals with all aspects of Western art from 1300 to the present day. It provides information on painters, sculptors, and graphic artists, technical processes, terminology, theory, schools, movements, patrons and collecting, and much more.
.This dictionary of 3,000 works of art explains the meaning behind the titles of works of art. The titles, mostly of paintings and sculpture, but also of some less traditional media, are arranged alphabetically by original title or English title (with post-18th century French, German, Italian, Spanish, and Russian works usually given in their own language, and occasionally other works as well); each entry provides an English title when necessary, the artist's name, when known, the date of creation, the present location unless a work is not extant, and an explanation of the title. A bibliography and an index of artists are included.
Provides succinct and accessible explanations of over 1,650 terms used in the wide variety of visual media that makes up the art world. · Features extensive coverage of periods and styles throughout art history · Includes many materials, techniques, technical and foreign terms ·
10-volume work is the first comprehensive reference work to explore all aspects of dress and fashion globally - from pre-history to the present day. Arranged geographically and written by an international team of experts.
The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture is the most comprehensive reference work in this complex and diverse area of art history. Built on the acclaimed scholarship of the Grove Dictionary of Art, this work offers over 1,600 up-to-date entries on Islamic art and architecture ranging from the Middle East to Central and South Asia, Africa, and Europe and spans over a thousand years of history.
The Grove Encyclopedia of Northern Renaissance Art deals with all aspects of Northern Renaissance art ranging from artists, architecture, and patrons to the cities and centers of production vital to the flourishing of art in this period.