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Oxford Art Online

This database contains the full text of the original 34 volume Dictionary of Art (1996), with ongoing revisions and updates. The searchable articles cover all aspects of the visual arts (painting, sculpture, graphics, contemporary art forms such as performance and installation, architecture, decorative arts, and photography) from prehistory to the present. History of film making is excluded. In addition, this resource provides access to online images via Art Resource and ARTstor, as well as links to other external websites containing images. (Updates vary)



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  • Art / Art History / Architecture
  • Databases with Pre-1970 Content
  • Design Studies

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