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Can't find information about your artist in the Oxford Art Online? This database is a huge index to a wide range of print reference sets. No full text, and we may or may not have the print reference set it is citing. Some bigger sets are listed below.
Primary and secondary sources,including biographies, on the history and culture of Latinos living in the United States.
Benezit Dictionary of Artists
Call Number: EWU-Cheney Main Level Reference N40 .D5213 2006
Publication Date: 2006
First English-language edition of the classic work of reference. Incomparable source of art-historical information. Revised and expanded for a wider audience. Over 170,000 entries, 14 volumes.
Latin American and Caribbean Artists of the Modern Era by Steve Shipp
Call Number: EWU-Cheney Main Level Reference N6502.4 .S45 2003
Publication Date: 2003
This is a comprehensive reference book to more than 12,700 painters, sculptors, graphic artists and architects in Latin America (Mexico, Central America, South America) and the Caribbean region active during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Entries include the artists' years, countries and bibliographies. Also included are brief biographical information, stylistic notes, a record of each artist's exhibitions and a list of collections where his or her works can be seen.
Dictionary of Women Artists by Delia Gaze (Editor)
Call Number: EWU-Cheney Main Level Reference N8354 .D53 1997
Publication Date: 1997
2-volume set, "This remarkable book profiles some 550 painters, sculptors, photographers, and women in all areas of the arts. Each illustrated entry includes a biography of the artist, a bibliography and a signed interpretive essay by one of 300 contributors from 20 countries. Essays concentrate on the artist's work, discussing specific pieces that exemplify the artist's style and activity while placing her work in an historical context. Introductory surveys focus on training and the changing conditions for women artists since the Middle Ages."
Dictionary of Women Artists: An International Dictionary of Women Artists Born before 1900 by Chris Petteys
Call Number: EWU-Cheney Main Level Reference N43 .P47 1985
Book Cover; Title; Contents; Editorial team; List of contributors; Introduction; Acknowledgments; How to use this book; Thematic entry list; Entries A-Z; Index
Some 750 alphabetically-arranged entries provide insights into recent cultural and political developments within Spain, including the cultures of Catalonia, Galicia and the Basque country. Coverage spans from the end of the Civil War in 1939 to the present day, with emphasis on the changes following the demise of the Franco dictatorship in 1975.
6-volume set with over 5,700 entries. Provides a comprehensive, multidisciplinary view of Latin American history and culture from prehistoric times to the present. Covers cultural issues and includes numerous biographical profiles of important figures in politics, letters and the arts.
Useful for finding Spanish & English names of paintings, where it's held, etc.
Images of art, architecture, photographs and videos from art museums from around the world. Keyword search or browse by collection, type, or geography. Create an individual account to download the images. Downloaded images can be used in the classroom and non-commercial educational use.
Search for an artists by name, artworks by title, museums by name, or browse for artists by name, medium, art movement, subject, or nationality. Some images of an artist's works are included. Feature articles, not to be confused with peer-reviewed articles, are also included.