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ART HISTORY: Research Databases

Art History research resources.

Database Search Tips

Phrase Searching

Use quotation marks to search for an exact person, place or thing related to your topic.
“Cecilia Beaux”
"objective truth"
"modern portraiture"


Root Word Searching
Enter the root of a word and put an asterisk   *  at the end.
The database will return results that include any ending
of that root word.
light* = light, lighted, lighting
photo* =  photograph, photographable,
photographer, etc.

decolon* = decolonial, decolonialization, decolonialize,
decolonization, decolonize, decolonized, decolonizing

Provenance Research

Databases for Ancient Art & Archaeology

Artstor Teaching & Learning Resources


Art & Design Research Databases (Supplementary)