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How to Research an Artwork: Finding Articles & Books in the Library

Locating Journal Articles

Artsource (Formerly Art Index Retrospective and Art Full Text)

ARTbibliographies Modern   

Bibliography of the History of Art 

International Bibliography of Art 


For information on art markets overall, see issues of the Art Newspaper and journals such as ArtNews and Art in America

Locating Books and Exhibition Catalogs

OskiCat (UCB only)

Melvyl (UC-wide campuses)

Worldcat (Libraries worldwide including museum libraries)

Further Reference Sources

Art Market Research: A Guide to Methods and Sources, by Tom McNulty.  Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland, 2014.  
N5200.M39 2014 AH/C Library
Breakfast at Sotheby’s: an A-Z of the Art World, by Philip Hook. NY: Overlook Press, 2014.  N8600.H665 2014 Gardner Stacks

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