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The Apse, the Image and the Icon: an Historical Perspective of the Apse as a Space for Images - Beat Brink
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Best Databases for Art and Art History

All Art and Art History Databases

  • Art Index (1929-Present)
    Indexes articles and art reproductions in all arts media from selected art periodicals published since 1929. The index is divided into Art Index Retrospective (1929-1984) and Art Index Full Text (1984-present). Actual full text coverage begins in 1997.
  • ArtBibModern
    Abstracts of journal articles, books, essays, exhibition catalogs, PhD dissertations, and exhibition reviews on all forms of modern and contemporary art published since the late 1960s.
    A European specialized meta catalogue allowing the integrated retrieval of bibliographic records and, should the occasion arise, other objects of distinctive art historical databases. Currently, gives access to over 6 million records.
  • Getty Research Portal
    Search and read full-text of a large number of art history publications, rare books, and related literature that are out of copyright.
  • ARTstor
    Images of world art from all periods. Paintings, drawings and prints plus architecture and design are represented. Special collections include Asian and American art, Buddhist paintings and sculpture and historic photographs.
  • Dissertations & Theses Full Text 1861-present
  • EBSCOhost
    Indexes over 100 journals related to art and architecture and many other disciplines. Includes America: History and Life and Historical Abstracts, in addition to interdisciplinary and newspaper sources.
  • Grove Art Online
    Access to over 41,000 articles on the arts and cultures of Asia, Africa, Europe, the Americas, and the Pacific as well as links to tens of thousands of images.
  • Historical Abstracts
    Covers the history of all the world except North America back to 1450 CE. Covers material published since 1954. Indexes journal articles, books, and dissertations, but not book reviews or articles in books.
  • Index of Christian Art
    Indexes works of art in 17 different media types, without geographical limitations, produced from "apostolic" times to 1400 A.D.
  • Oxford Reference Online
    A large collection of basic information on many subjects drawn from reference books published by Oxford University Press.
  • Bibliography of the History of Art (through 1997)
    BHA and RILA contain citations to literature on the history of art, published between 1975 and 1997.
  • designinform
    designinform consists of three databases:

    Design Abstracts Retrospective (DAR) is an ongoing abstracting and indexing service that aims to cover many of the most important design and applied arts journals and annuals published during the 20th century.

    Design ProFILES (DP) covers the same subject fields as DAR, and includes profiles of every designer, architect, craftsperson, studio, workshop, etc. whose work is discussed or illustrated in the publication covered by DAR.

    ReVIEW aims to digitize many of the most important decorative and fine arts journals published in Europe and the USA during the 19th and early 20th centuries.

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