A multi-volume encyclopedia containing long, scholarly articles, each with a bibliography. The set is illustrated with numerous full-page plates, many in color. Covers the representational arts worldwide from prehistory to present.
The Grove Encyclopedia of Materials and Techniques in Art
by Gerald W. R. Ward
Call Number: REF N8510 .G76 2008
Publication Date: 2008-10-06
The Grove Encyclopedia of Materials and Techniques in Art offers the most comprehensive, up-to-date information on all aspects of this fundamental area of the visual arts.
History of Modern Art
by Peter Kalb (Revised by); H. H. Arnason
Call Number: N6490 .A713
Publication Date: 2003-08-29
This engrossing and liberally illustrated text traces the development of trends and influences in painting, sculpture, photography and architecture from the mid-nineteenth century to the present day.