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Brief info: reference manuals on art
Link: http://www.oxfordartonline.com/
Producent: Oxford University Press
Valid until: not limited
Category: licensed resource
Related domains: Art, architecture and muzeology, Language and Literature, Music, Theater, movies, dancing
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Oxford Art Online offers online access to four publications dealing with art:

  • Grove Art Online (34-volume encyclopedia edited by Jane Turner, issued by Macmillan Publishers, London 1996) is the most important reference resource of visual art from the ancient history up to present day. It contains more than 45,000 articles, 21,000 biographies, more than 5,000 images and half a million of bibliographic citations compiled by about 7,000 specialists from 120 countries.
  • The Oxford Companion to Western Art (2001) – belongs to the best reference materials for studies of western art (it contains references on the largest museums, artists, art epochs, styles, techniques etc.).
  • The Encyclopedia of Aesthetics – this section is devoted to aesthetics and contains nearly 600 of articles by renowned historians of art. It deals covers the discipline since its very beginnings from Plato to Heidegger, from Romanticism to Postmodernism, from beauty to ugliness. It critically reviews paintings, sculptures, literature, music, theatre, dance, television, film and pop culture.
  • The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms – contains more than 1,800 terms, datings and styles of visual art.

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Type of the resource: Referential
Language: english
Contact person: Mgr. Romana Applová