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Art Basic Reference: Encyclopedias

Artcylopedia (John Malyon, Alberta, Canada)
Public-access online encyclopedia of thousands of links to artists and their work with introductory biographies for each artist.
Includes a glossary and handy gateway to museum links worldwide.

Credo Reference Online
Encyclopedias, dictionaries, thesauri and books of quotations, with a wide range of subject-specific titles including arts titles. Each book is also listed individually in Cameo, the library catalog.

Grove Encyclopedia of Classical Art and Architecture, Gordon Campbell, ed. Oxford University Press, 2007.
HUNT FA-REF-4 N5610 .G76 2007 (2 volumes)

Oxford Art Online
Simultataneous searching for the following reference works
Grove Art Online
The Oxford Companion to Western Art
Encyclopedia of Aesthetics
The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms

Bostrom, Antonia, ed. The Encyclopedia of Sculpture. New York : Fitzroy Dearborn, 2004.
HUNT FA-REF-4 NB198 .E53 2004 (3 volumes)


Mo Dawley
Art and Drama Librarian
Art Research Guide
Drama Research Guide
Environment Interdisciplinary Research Guide