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OUP - E-books Grove Art Online

Publisher: Oxford University Press E-Books

Joined: 2006

Type: Online reference collection

Content Overview

Grove Art Online is the foremost scholarly art encyclopedia, covering both Western and non-Western art.  First published as the landmark 34-volume Dictionary of Art, edited by Jane Turner, the content of Grove Art Online encompasses all aspects of visual culture.  It features articles about topics as varied as Fauvism and Frida Kahlo, bibliographies for further research and thousands of searchable images made available through OUP's partnerships with museums, galleries and other arts organisations.

Subject Strengths

Over 45,000 articles on fine arts, decorative arts, and architecture

Service Strengths

  • Scholarship written by over 6,000 international contributors
  • Includes the 34-volume The Dictionary of Art
  • Over 5,000 searchable art images, with links to hundreds of museums and galleries around the world
  • A wide range of search and browse options to explore the full text, bibliographies, biographies, and image links
  • Explore over 21,000 biographies everything from artists, architects, photographers and designers to patrons, dealers, theorists and writers
  • Discover world cultures through articles on China, South America, Africa, and much more
  • Learn about styles, movements, and techniques from Baroque to Cubism to glass conservation
  • Broaden your investigation using an award-winning online resource
  • Includes The Encyclopedia of Aesthetics, Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms, and The Oxford Companion to Western Art at no extra charge

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