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The Grove Encyclopedia of Medieval Art and Architecture

The Grove Encyclopedia of Medieval Art and Architecture Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2013
Subject:
Art & Architecture, History, Early history (500 CE to 1500)
Length:
3.27 million words
Illustration(s):
637
Over 2,030 entries ... The Grove Encyclopedia of Medieval Art and Architecture offers unparalleled coverage of all aspects of art and architecture from Medieval ... More
Encyclopedia of Aesthetics

Encyclopedia of Aesthetics Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2008
Subject:
Art & Architecture, Philosophy
Length:
1.92 million words
Illustration(s):
97
The Encyclopedia of Aesthetics is the first reference work to survey the full breadth of critical thought on art, culture, and society from classical philosophy to ... More
The Grove Encyclopedia of Materials and Techniques in Art

The Grove Encyclopedia of Materials and Techniques in Art Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2008
Subject:
Art & Architecture
Length:
681,049 words
Illustration(s):
184
The Grove Encyclopedia of Materials and Techniques in Art offers the most comprehensive, up-to-date information on all aspects of this fundamental area of the visual arts. ... More
The Oxford Dictionary of Christian Art & Architecture

The Oxford Dictionary of Christian Art & Architecture (2 ed.) Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2013
Subject:
Art & Architecture, Religion
Length:
509,161 words
Over 1,900 entries ... This dictionary is a fascinating guide to the broad range of terms used in the study of the history of Christian art and ... More
Benezit Dictionary of British Graphic Artists and Illustrators

Benezit Dictionary of British Graphic Artists and Illustrators Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2013
Over 3,200 entries ... The Benezit Dictionary of British Graphic Artists and Illustrators features over three thousand entries on British artists, ranging from contemporary ... More
Benezit Dictionary of Asian Artists

Benezit Dictionary of Asian Artists Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2013
Over 4,700 entries ... The Benezit Dictionary of Asian Artists consists of more than 4,700 entries on Asian artists representing all regions of the continent, including the ... More
A Dictionary of Modern Design

A Dictionary of Modern Design Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2014
Subject:
Art & Architecture
Length:
236,461 words
From Art Nouveau to Postmodernism, Benetton to Frank Lloyd Wright, this fascinating dictionary covers the past 150 years of international design, with accessible and succinct entries on ... More
The Grove Encyclopedia of Classical Art and Architecture

The Grove Encyclopedia of Classical Art and Architecture Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2007
Subject:
Art & Architecture, Classical studies
Length:
1.21 million words
Illustration(s):
651
2007 Booklist Editor's Choice ... 2007 Choice Outstanding Academic Title Over 1,000 entries The Grove Encyclopedia of Classical Art and ... More
The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture

The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Art & Architecture, Religion
Length:
1.29 million words
Illustration(s):
571
The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture is the most comprehensive reference work in this complex and diverse area of art history. Built on the acclaimed scholarship of the ... More
The Oxford Companion to the Photograph

The Oxford Companion to the Photograph Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2006
Subject:
Art & Architecture
Length:
512,036 words
Illustration(s):
99
‘unique, totally relevant, and helps define a medium’, Ralph Gibson ... This online edition was reviewed and selectively updated by Angela Nicholson. Compiled by an ... More
The Grove Encyclopedia of Decorative Arts

The Grove Encyclopedia of Decorative Arts Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2006
Subject:
Art & Architecture
Length:
884,578 words
Illustration(s):
666
2006 Library Journal Best Reference ... 2007 Choice Outstanding Academic Title Over 3,000 entries The Grove Encyclopedia of Decorative Arts ... More
The Grove Encyclopedia of American Art

The Grove Encyclopedia of American Art Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2011
Subject:
Art & Architecture
Length:
1.65 million words
Illustration(s):
674
The Grove Encyclopedia of American Art (GEAA) deals with all aspects of American art and architecture from Native American art to Colonial art to contemporary American art. ... More
The Oxford Companion to the Garden

The Oxford Companion to the Garden Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2006
Subject:
Society and culture, Lifestyle, Home, and garden, Art & Architecture
Length:
616,444 words
Illustration(s):
134
‘a word of warning - there's no quick escape from this marvellous book’, Hugh Johnson ... This Companion is devoted to gardens of every kind and the people ... More
The Oxford Dictionary of Art

The Oxford Dictionary of Art (3 ed.) Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2004
Subject:
Art & Architecture
Length:
629,692 words
This online edition was reviewed and selectively updated by the original author in 2011. ... The Oxford Dictionary of Art is the unrivalled one-volume guide to the ... More
The Oxford Companion to Architecture

The Oxford Companion to Architecture Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Art & Architecture
Length:
560,637 words
Illustration(s):
164
The Oxford Companion to Architecture is a new reference book on a popular and much-debated subject. It contains over 1500 A-Z entries covering all aspects of architecture, ... More
The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms

The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms (2 ed.) Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2013
Subject:
Art & Architecture
Length:
123,671 words
The Concise Dictionary of Art Terms is an accessible and useful A-Z, covering a wide range of terms from the visual art world, including materials, techniques, and important ... More
The Oxford Companion to Western Art

The Oxford Companion to Western Art Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2003
Subject:
Art & Architecture
Length:
948,435 words
Illustration(s):
48
The Oxford Companion to Western Art, written by over 100 distinguished art historians and specialists, provides in-depth coverage of Western Art with entries on artists and ... More
The Oxford Dictionary of Art and Artists

The Oxford Dictionary of Art and Artists (4 ed.) Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2014
Subject:
Art & Architecture
Length:
505,521 words
Covering Western art from the ancient Greeks to the present day, this best-selling and authoritative dictionary is more wide-ranging than any comparable reference work. It contains over ... More
The Grove Encyclopedia of Northern Renaissance Art

The Grove Encyclopedia of Northern Renaissance Art Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Art & Architecture
Length:
1.78 million words
Illustration(s):
590
The Grove Encyclopedia of Northern Renaissance Art offers the most current and comprehensive scholarly information on the visual arts of the Renaissance in Northern Europe. ... More
A Dictionary of Modern and Contemporary Art

A Dictionary of Modern and Contemporary Art (2 ed.) Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2014
Subject:
Art & Architecture
Length:
583,385 words
This unique and authoritative reference work contains around 2,000 clear and concise entries on all aspects of modern and contemporary art. Its impressive range of terms includes ... More
Encyclopedia of Aesthetics

Encyclopedia of Aesthetics (2 ed.) Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2014
Subject:
Art & Architecture, Philosophy
Length:
2.77 million words
Illustration(s):
179
Featuring 815 articles by distinguished scholars from many fields and countries, the Encyclopedia of Aesthetics is a comprehensive survey of major concepts, thinkers, and debates about the ... More
A Dictionary of Architecture and Landscape Architecture

A Dictionary of Architecture and Landscape Architecture (2 ed.) Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2014
Subject:
Art & Architecture
Length:
608,062 words
Illustration(s):
296
‘Splendid...much more perceptive than its recent predecessors...you can't have a more concise, entertaining and informative guide to the words of architecture’, Architectural ... More
The Oxford Dictionary of American Art and Artists

The Oxford Dictionary of American Art and Artists Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2014
Subject:
Art & Architecture
Length:
418,932 words
Illustration(s):
25
The first one-volume dictionary of American Art to be published in thirty years, this essential resource’s 945 alphabetically-arranged entries offer an insightful and informative view of ... More

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