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Link: http://www.oxfordartonline.com
Producent: Oxford University Press
Valid until: not limited
Category: licensed resource
Accessible from: Faculty of Arts
Related domains: Art
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A collection of encyclopaedias and online resources in the area of art which includes

 Grove Art Online

 Encyclopedia of Aesthetics

 The Oxford Companion to Western Art

 The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms

Grove Art Online includes a 34-volume encyclopaedia “The Dictionary of Art” (published in 1996), which covers fine and decorative arts. Grove Art Online includes 45 thousand thematic entries, 21 thousand biographic entries, 500 thousand citations, 130 thousand images, 40 thousand links to pictures in galleries and museums around the world, cross references, etc. Library Journal selected Grove Art Online as one of the 50 most important reference sources in the history.

The Oxford Companion to Western Art is considered one of the best sources of information about Western art; it contains approximately 2,800 chapters on visual art entities—museums, artists, styles, periods, creation techniques, etc.

The collection also includes the Encyclopedia of Aesthetics, The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms, and links to ARTstor and artREsource.


Type of the resource: Referential
Language: english
Contact person: Prof. PhDr. Jiří Kroupa CSc.