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VIC164: Ideas & their Consequences: Literary & Artistic Realms of the Imagination (fall2022)

Overview/Reference Sources

Note: This guide is based on the VIC164 research assignment (in which you start with selecting a modern or postmodern work from the AGO's Collection).

1ST STEP: Look up the artist you selected in:

Screen shot of Oxford Art Online title as it appears on database page Oxford Art Online
(contains Grove Art Online & the Benezit Dictionary of Artists)

For images of other artworks, not in the AGO's Collection:

artstor database logo and name Artstor


For detailed articles on the specific style or movement that the artist was associated with (e.g., cubism, abstract expressionism, etc.) look up that term in the various reference sources listed below (in some cases, you will need to use the index for the e/book).

You can also look up elements of that artist's work or the style or group of artists they may be associated with in scholarly journals about visual art. To do so, select from the databases listed in the "Scholarly journal articles" section of this guide (see the sections menu at left or above if viewing this guide from within Quercus)