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General Reference: Art and Architecture


Grove Art Online (Oxford)

Comprises the full text of The Dictionary of Art, (34 vols) The Oxford Companion to Western Art. Including ongoing additions of new and updated articles, over 1,500 thumbnail art images and line drawings displayed in the text of articles.

Grove Encyclopedia of Classical Art & Architecture

In-depth articles on the visual arts of the Classical period -from biographies to thematic entries on architecture, ceramics, metalwork, mosaics, painting and sculpture.

Grove Encyclopedia of Materials and Techniques in Art

This reference work provides fascinating historical and current uses of materials and techniques in a wide range of areas from painting and sculpture to non-traditional media such as digital and video art.

Art and Architecture Encyclopedias