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ART: Art & Artists Research for Drawing & Painting Courses (2020)

A guide for students in Elise Schweitzer and Claire Stankus's courses, created by arts Librarian Maryke Barber

Web Sites - Contemporary Artists

Painting Perceptions Blog

Painting OWU Blog

Artist Catherine Kehoe's Blog

Hyperallergic (especially Beer With a Painter)

Recommended Museum Collections

Museum collections offer high-quality images and reliable information. Searching for your artist + "museum" is a great place to start, but it's also fun to browse the biggest & best! Here are just a couple:

Art Encyclopedias and Dictionaries in the Library

Use these encyclopedias and dictionaries, found on the library's first floor, to help you find background information and sources for your research:

Credo: Dictionaries, Encyclopedias and More, oh My....

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Credo will help you with definitions and longer overviews of topics in all subjects: history, culture, science and more.

Suggested Terms to Search and Browse for Mixed Media Movements and Processes

Cubism
Dada
Surrealism
Neo Dada
Nouveau Réalisme
Pop
Photomontage
Assemblage
Collage
Decollage
Papier Colle
Ready Made