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Recommended Databases for Art
AES database list (with passwords)
This is the complete list of databases available through the AES library. You can access this document if you are signed in to your AES account.
EBSCO - Academic Search Complete
World's largest' scholarly, multidiscipline full text database designed specifically for academic institutions.
JSTOR is a not-for-profit organization with a dual mission to create and maintain a trusted archive of important scholarly journals, and to provide access to these journals as widely as possible.
Books in our library
These are just a few of the many books about art and artists available in our library.
The Art Book by
Call Number: 709 ART
Publication Date: 2012
Five hundred of the world's greatest painters, photographers, and sculptors, from medieval to modern times, are listed alphabetically along with a reproduction of a representative work with explanatory text and cross-references to other artists. Includes a directory of museums and galleries.
The 20th Century Art Book by
Call Number: 709.04 TWE
Publication Date: 1996
Uses text and pictures to explore and examine different artists and styles of art created in the twentieth century.
If there is a book you require that our library doesn't have, please see Ms. Hoiseth.
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How do I cite in my comparative study?
Historical Analysis of a Work of Art Example
Components of the Comparative Study
Task 1: Comparative Study
||Analysis of formal qualities
||Interpretation of function and purpose
||Evaluation of cultural significance
||Making comparisons and connections
||Presentation and specific language
||(HL only) Making connections to own art-making practice
Here's one way to approach the comparative study:
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Linda Hoiseth, MS/HS Librarian
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