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Art and Artists: Non-Contemporary

A guide to finding research on art and artists from Antiquity to 1969.

Finding Images of Artist's Work: ARTstor

Finding Images of an Artist's Work: ARTstor

If accessing off campus, you will be asked for your EUID and EUID password.
Some of the best source for images of an artist's work are exhibition catalogs. See the tab "Books" in this guide to find artist's exhibition catalogs.

Finding Images of Artist's Work: Internet


Images of Contemporary Artist's Work: Internet

Google Image Search
This search will find images within web pages on your topic. You will often find the artist's homepage and which museums and galleries carry their works. Search the name of your artist (first name, last name) when searching Google. Example: Kiki Smith, Bill Viola, Ross Bleckner. is a directory of contemporary American artists. Some of the information included on this site includes: gallery holdings and representation, bios, and the record price for work sold at auction. Much information is free, but if you go too far into the image links, you will be asked for a username and password.

Finding Images of Artist's Work: Books

Art Images and Reproductions: Books

These books are located on the 3rd floor of Willis Library. They are non-circulating (cannot be checked out), art reference books that can be scanned, photocopied and used in the library.

Art Reproductions N4000.C5
Index to Art Reproductions in Books N7525. H48 1974
World Painting Index and Supplement ND45. H38
The World's Master Paintings: From the Early Renaissance to the Present Day ND40 .W75 1992

Art Images at Museums and Galleries

Art Museums & Galleries: Online Image Directories 

If you want to search and view the museum's online image collections, then click on the link for "online collections" on the sites.

Art Museums Network
Contains a comprehensive listing of links to national art museums and exhibition information

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