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Resources for the fine arts, including photography and architecture.


Oxford Art Online has biographical information on artists, definitions of art terms and artistic movements, and digital images from four major art reference sources.
Also useful:
artnet lets you search by artist's name, style and movements, and by materials and technique. Unrestricted access.
Dictionary of artists (Benezit) [ N40 .B4713 2006  Reference ]
Encyclopedia of Asian American artists [ N6538.A83 H35 2007  Reference ]
Encyclopedia of Native American artists [ N6538.A4 E94 2008  Reference ]
Penguin dictionary of art and artists [ N31 .M8 1997 Reference ] has biographies of major modern and contemporary artists. Provides portraits of artists, links to articles and books, art prints, etc. Searching can be done by name, movement, and discipline. Unrestricted access