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Art & Art History

Research Guide

Subject Specific Databases

General Info

  • Oxford Art Online
    Excellent starting point for researching an artist, movement or location. Authoritative and clear. Includes images and bibliographies.
  • Timeline of Art History
    Comprehensive timeline of artistic endeavor from prehistory to the present. Includes indexes of artists, subjects and special topics (such as the bikini), pictures, maps, bibliographies and more.
  • SmartHistory
    Art. History.Conversation. Listen to art historians discuss works of art which span thousands of years. Beautifully designed and conversational in tone, this site won the 2009 Webby Education Award.