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Art: Find Books & Reference Sources

A general research guide about art for students at UW Bothell and Cascadia College.

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Art Reference Sources

Reference sources provide good background information on historical periods, art forms, styles, and movements (e.g. Goya, cubism), in addition to definitions of art terms and biographical information on artists.  These sources are a great place to start your research.

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Art Websites

The following websites provide collections of links to hundreds of individual websites relating to art and art history. Many of the resources collected on these sites have been vetted by academics, librarians, or others knowledgeable in the field of art.

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