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Benezit Dictionary of Artists
Biographical entries on artists from antiquity to the present day, regularly updated. Includes auction records, museum holdings, bibliographies and covers artists across all media: painters, sculptors, calligraphers, ceramicists, illustrators, installation artists and performance artists.
The Color of Art
Free ebooks for artists
Oxford Art Online
Cross-search Oxford’s acclaimed, regularly updated art reference works: the Grove Dictionary of Art and the Benezit Dictionary of Artists.
Oxford Companion to the Photograph
Wide range of technical information and 800 biographical entries for photographers
Hutchinson Dictionary of Symbols in Art
An A-Z reference to symbolic meanings in art, which examines common emblems and coded references used by artists, concentrating especially on religious themes and mythological subjects.
Other ebooks and collections
Dictionary of Modern and Contemporary Art
Entries for artists, movements, styles, techniques, critics, dealers, schools and galleries
A Dictionary of Modern Design
160 years of international design, with entries on branding, graphics, industrial design, functionalism, and fashion.
Oxford Reference Books Online
Collection of reference material including encyclopaedia, dictionaries and other reference books.
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