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Art Reference

Reference sources for Art research

Reference Sources

If you are beginning research on a new project, useful overviews and bibliographies can be found in Oxford Art Online and the Met Museum's Timeline of Art History. For art specific questions, use the Oxford Art Online, which includes the Grove Dictionary of Art.  For contextual information, including timelines, consult the Oxford Reference database.

Review Sources

Newspaper Articles

Newspapers are good sources for art show reviews, and artist profiles.



Additional Indexes

Art and Art History Databases

Use these databases to find journal articles on art and design topics.