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Art History


To learn more about analyzing art or specific periods, browse using the menu to the left.
To research a specific artist, work, or topic, use the search engines below.

Reference/Basic Background Info

These search engines will find articles from encyclopedias and dictionaries, it's like a more reliable Wikipedia!  If you're looking for basic information about works of art or artists, search for them in Oxford or Credo.  If you're looking for more in-depth information on a topic, scroll down to Research

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To research an art history topic, try @LL Search! Type in an artist's name, work of art, style, etc. below. Click Advanced Search to split your topic into different search bars, like this:


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