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ART 100 (History of Art) Course Guide: Find Books & eBooks
This guide will help you find books, articles, and websites on art history. The guide was created to support students in Art 100.
Search using words that might appear in the title, summary or subjects of a book
Try searching for artist's names rather than specific artworks
Try broadening your search to the artistic movement they are associated with, the time period, or their country of origin
Books on Artists
Location: 759.9492 DIX 2003
Location: 759.9492 BOS BEC 1994
Pieter Bruegel and the Art of Laughter
Location: 759.9492 GIB 2006
Location: 759.4 RUB 1997
Location: 795.4 LEE 1999
Location: 759.3 SMI 2012
Location: 759.3 VAU 2004
Location: 759.2 HAL 2000
Monet and Impressionism Location: 759.054 MON 1997
Monet's Years at Giverny
Location: 795.4 MON
Location: 759.9492 BOC 2007
Rembrandt: the Painter Thinking
Location: 759.9492 VAN 2016
Location: 759.9492 WES 2000
Location: 759.9493 BEL 1998
Location: 759.2 TUR 2003
Location: 759.9492 FRA 2015
Location: 759.9492 WHE 1997
Location: 759.9492 VER 1995
Location: 759.9492 WRI 2005
Location: 759.9492 VAN GRU 1994
Modern Art Books
Andy Warhol 1928-1987
Location: 709.2 WAR AND
Location: 709.04 HUM 1999
Location: 709.04 MCC
Location: 709.0421 HEA
Pop Art and the Origins of Post-Modernism
20th Century Art Books
100 Contemporary Artists
Includes a wide variety of works by artists like Jean-Michel Basquiat, Marlene Dumas, Damien Hirst, Mike Kelley, Jeff Koons, Albert Oehlen, Richard Prince and more.
Art of the 20th Century
A guide to art created from 1900-2000. Includes thematic chapters which highlight the relationship between artworks and their associated movements.
The American Century
A history of American art from 1950-2000, this book explains the excitement and inventiveness of American artists in the context of the social environment of postwar America.
Art History Books
The Art Book
An A-Z guide to 600 great artists from medieval to modern times. Each artist is represented by a full-page colour plate of a definitive work, accompanied by explanatory information on the image and its creator.
Art in Detail: 100 Masterpieces
Art in Detail analyzes the fine details of 100 well-known works of art, including artistic techniques and hidden symbols. The book also examines external factors that shaped each artist's work.
History of Art
Covers art of the ancient world, stone age art, Assyrian art, Persian art, Minoan art, Roman art, Early Christian and Byzantine art, Early Medieval art, Romanesque art and Gothic art.
Art Past, Art Present
Covers the Paleolithic period, Neolithic art and architecture, Egyptian pyramids and temples, Assyrian and early Persian art, Greek sculpture and architecture, Hellenistic art, Early Buddhist art, Roman architecture, and more.
Renaissance Art Books
History of Italian Renaissance Art
Provides an extended list of considered works and draws on the latest research to provide a thorough examination of the development of Italian Renaissance painting, sculpture, and architecture.
Larousse Encyclopedia of Renaissance and Baroque Art
Includes over 1,000 illustrations from 400 years of European art, chronicling the art and development of mankind during the Middle Ages, the Italian Renaissance, the Later Renaissance, and Baroque eras
The Great Masters: Giotto, Botticelli, Leonardo, Raphael, Michelangelo, Titian
Includes biographies and gossip about each artist, as well as colour reproductions of their works.
Art in Renaissance Italy
Evelyn Welch shows how the traditional story of the Renaissance has altered in the light of recent findings, greatly enriching our understanding of the period and specifically the everyday lives of contemporary Italians.
Making Renaissance Art
This book explores key themes in the making of Renaissance painting, sculpture, architecture, and prints: the use of specific techniques and materials, theory and practice, change and continuity in artistic procedures, conventions and values.
Viewing Renaissance Art
This book focuses on the values, priorities, and motives of patrons and the purposes and functions of art works produced north and south of the Alps and in post-Byzantine Crete.
Italian Renaissance Art
The author presents the most important and innovative artists and their principal works, with a clear emphasis on selectivity and understanding. Italian Renaissance Art also focuses on style and iconography, and on art and artists, incorporating different methodological approaches to create a wider understanding and appreciation of the art.