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ART 105H - Lewis - Spring 2023: Oxford Art Online

Quick Start Guide to Oxford Art Online

How to Access - Oxford Art Online

On Campus:


  • Authoritative and respected art reference sources:

o   Grove Art Online
o   The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms
o   Encyclopedia of Aesthetics
o   The Oxford Companion to Western Art

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Quick Links to Resources in Oxford Art Online

Users Guide
This is a two-page guick start guide for users.

Subject Guides
Subject guides highlight essays, biographies, and images in popular areas of study, such as Asian art, Cubism, or Fashion. Each guide includes a brief summary of the topic and links to related content in Oxford Art Online for further exploration.

Timelines of World Art
These timelines offer overviews of the development of the visual arts across the globe, organized into six geographic regions. Each timeline highlights important moments in visual art, linking to relevant articles and images in Grove Art.

MoMA/Grove Art Resources for Educators
These resources, designed by the Education Department at the Museum of Modern Art (New York), are intended to help educators make modern art accessible and engaging to younger audiences. Each unit includes objectives, discussion topics, activities and projects, images, and suggested readings in Grove Art.

Italian Renaissance Learning Resources
The Italian Renaissance Learning Resources website is freely available and features eight units, each of which explores a different theme in Italian Renaissance art. Lavish illustrations and resources for educators complement each unit. This resource is the result of a collaboration between Grove Art Online and the National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, and it was made possible by the generous support of the Samuel H. Kress Foundation.