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Art and Art history encompases all forms of art throughout the world. All types of material, including articles from journals and chapters from books can be found using this guide.
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New Titles in Art

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Da Vinci's Ghost - Toby Lester
Call Number: NC 257 .L4 A78 2012 New Additions
ISBN: 9781439189238
Publication Date: 2012-02-07
In Da Vinci's Ghost, critically acclaimed historian Toby Lester tells the story of the world's most iconic image, the Vitruvian Man, and sheds surprising new light on the artistry and scholarship of Leonardo da Vinci, one of history's most fascinating figures.

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Textiles - Mary Schoeser
Call Number: NK 8806 .S345 2012 Circulating Books
ISBN: 9780500516454
Publication Date: 2012-12-15
This major new work comprises more than 1,000 images that highlight the beauty, subtlety, simplicity or complexity of textiles created around the world. The juxtaposition of historical and contemporary examples highlights the skill and imagination of textile designers throughout history, as well as the remarkable range of achievements.

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Eyes of the Ancestors - Reimar Schefold (Editor); Steven Alpert; George Ellis; Nico de Jonge; Vernon Kedit; Achim Sibeth; Roxana Waterson
Call Number: N 7311 .D35 2013 Circulating Books
ISBN: 9780300184952
Publication Date: 2013-07-23
Eyes of the Ancestors takes an in-depth look at the Dallas Museum of Art's world-renowned collection of artworks from Island Southeast Asia.

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The Reckoning - Eleanor Heartney; Helaine Posner; Nancy Princenthal; Sue Scott
Call Number: N 8354 .H43 R43 2013 Circulating Books
ISBN: 9783791347592
Publication Date: 2013-09-23
In The Reckoning, authors Heartney, Posner, Princenthal, and Scott bring into focus the accomplishments of 24 acclaimed international women artists born since 1960 who have benefited from the groundbreaking efforts of their predecessors.


Getting Started

Welcome to the subject guide for the Art.    

This guide will direct you to the various resources available for research in Art.  It will point you to the most useful databases, journals, books and reference sources, and online information available at the William A. Blakley Library.  Most of the Databases are indexes to articles in journals and chapters in books. For initial research, try the online library catalog and/or encylopedias.   

Follow the above TABS for specific information on Art and Art History.

Have an interest in browsing the shelves?  Then try the following selection from the Library of Congress classification scheme, which is what we use to classify the library materials:

N  Fine Arts

N 1-(9211)  Visual arts

NA 1-9428  Architecture

NB 1-1952  Sculpture

NC 1-1940  Drawing. Design. Illustration

ND 25-3416  Painting

NE 1-3002  Print media

NK 1-(9990)  Decorative arts

NX 1-820  Arts in general

TR 1-1050  Photography

TT 1-999  Handicrafts. Arts and crafts




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