This 34 volume set offers its readers authoritative and comprehensive global coverage. A resource for both art and cultural studies, the Dictionary serves as a unique guide to all the visual arts: painting, sculpture, architecture, photography, drawing, printmaking, as well as the decorative arts.
This work focuses on Western art, concentrating primarily on painting, sculpture, and the graphic arts.Topics of interest include patronage, taste, theory and criticism, materials and techniques, and the new art history.
A comprehensive index to scholarly journals and general periodicals in all subject and interdisciplinary areas, including full text. Note: For more resources on people in the arts, click "Choose Databases," check Biography Reference Bank, Biography Reference Center, Biography Reference eBook Collection, and then click OK.
Google Scholar is a specialized Google search allowing users to narrow results to scholarly literature including abstracts, articles, theses, and books. Some resources are directly accessible on the internet, while others are available through library databases and interlibrary loan.
Articles on the plastic and graphic arts of Africa, broadly defined to encompass sculpture in wood, metal, ceramic, ivory and stone, and less familiar work in fiber, hide, mud and other materials used in personal adornment and architecture.