Oxford Art Online contains the full text of the 34-volume The Dictionary of Art with over 45,000 articles compiled over a period of 15 years. Includes more than 20,000 artists biographies and thousands of images of painting, sculpture, graphic arts, architecture, photography and the decorative arts. Also includes the Oxford Companion to Western Art, the Encyclopedia of Aesthetics, and the Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms.
Covers every aspect of the visual arts - painting, sculpture, graphic arts, architecture, decorative arts and photography - from prehistory to the present day.
Alternate Name: Grove Dictionary of Art
Oxford Art Online - includes the following resources:
Grove Art Online
The foremost scholarly art encyclopedia covering all aspects of Western and non-Western visual art. It includes the full text of The Dictionary of Art, (1996, 34 volumes),containing more than 45,000 articles contributed by 6,700 scholars from 120 countries.
Oxford Companion to Western Art
Contains more than 2,600 entries, and provides discriminating and reliable coverage of over 1,700 artists and their work.
Encyclopedia of Aesthetics
Featuring more than 600 articles by more than 500 globally recognized art historians, philosophers, and theorists, this encyclopedia provides coverage of historical accounts and critical discussions on the subject.
The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms
Provides 1,800 entries on art terms, critical periods, and styles in the visual arts.