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Databases by Subject: Art

Major Indexes

Art Full Text

Find articles on art, art history, advertising art, painting, graphic design, architecture, and museum studies from 1984 to the present.

ARTbibliographies Modern

Provides abstracts of journal articles, exhibition catalogs, and exhibition reviews on all forms of modern and contemporary art, from 1974 to the present.


Find images in the arts, architecture, humanities, and social sciences.

Bibliography of the History of Art (includes RILA & RAA)

Provides citations and abstracts to scholarly articles, conference proceedings, dissertations, and exbibition and dealer catalogs in art worldwide. Coverage: 1975 to 2007.

HLAS (Handbook of Latin American Studies)

Citations and abstracts to books, book chapters, and journal articles about all aspects of Latin American studies, many of them published in Latin America, from 1935 to present.

Oxford Art Online

Full-text of Grove Art Online, Oxford Companion to Western Art, Encyclopedia of Aesthetics, and Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms.

Additional Indexes

Art Index Retrospective

International coverage of journal articles, yearbooks, and museum bulletins in art, archaeology, city planning, interior design, and other art-related topics from 1924 to 1989.

Eighteenth Century Collections Online (ECCO)

Full-text of every significant English-language and foreign-language title covering multiple disciplines printed in Great Britain from 1701 to 1800.

HAPI - Hispanic American Periodical Index

Contains citations to scholarly journals, book reviews and drama and film reviews about US-Hispanic and Latin American topics, in English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, and Spanish languages. Coverage: 1970 - present.

Index of Christian Art

Based on the paper Index of Christian art, a thematic and iconographic index of early Christian and medieval art objects to 1400, begun at Princeton University in 1917. Contains works indexed by the archive since 1991.