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Oxford Art Online offers access to easily searchable artistic resources. Through one gateway, users can search for recognized, regularly updated artistic references: Grove Dictionary of Art and Benezit Dictionary of Artists.

  • Grove Dictionary of Art (34-volume Encyclopedia edited by Jane Turner, published by Macmillan Publishers, London 1996). It is the most important reference source in the field of visual art from prehistory to the present. It contains more than 45 thousand. articles, 21 ths. biography, over 5 ths. images and half a million bibliographic citations that generated about 7,000. experts from 120 countries of the world.
  • Benezit Dictionary of Artists - a complete source of artist biographies, published since 1911. It includes 149,000 biographies, as well as auction records, exhibition history and more than 11,000 images of artists' signatures as well as collector stamps. Information on the sale and collection of works of art.

They also gain access to:

  • The Oxford Companion to Western Art (ed. 2001) - is one of the best reference materials for Western art studies (links to the largest museums, artists, epochs, styles and techniques, etc.).
  • The Encyclopedia of Aesthetics - This aesthetics devoted part contains almost 600 articles from renowned art historians. He is devoted to the beginnings of this discipline from Plato to Heidegger, from Romanticism to postmodernism, from beauty to ugliness. Critically examines painting, sculpture, literature, music, theater, dance, television, film and pop culture.
  • The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms - Contains over 1,800 dates, styles and styles from the field of visual art.

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