A starting place for research in art.
This subject guide can help you find articles, books, and images to help you with your art and art history research.
Need to find a journal article quickly? Try one of these resources.
- Art Abstracts
Indexes and abstracts articles and reproductions from art periodicals published throughout the world. Periodical coverage includes English-language periodicals, yearbooks, and museum bulletins, as well as periodicals published in French, Italian, German, Japanese, Spanish, Dutch, and Swedish
- Art & Design Databases
Use this to find journal articles, news items, and reviews in art & design periodicals. Bibliography of the History of Art is no longer part of Art & Design Databases.
- National Gallery of Art
Search the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC. This site provides access to images and information about the permanent collection as well as traveling exhibits.
- Oxford Art Online
An encyclopedia of covering art and artists worldwide. It is a "comprehensive art reference work covering all forms of the visual arts: painting, sculpture, architecture, graphic and decorative arts, and photography, from prehistory to the 1990s." It represents the work of more than 6,800 scholars from around the world. Provides various searching capabilities including a search index and an artist browse option.
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