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Modern Art (19th/20th Centuries): Intro: Start Here

Paul Klee


Black Columns in a Landscape,
1919. Image courtesy ARTstor.

Biographies/Dictionaires Online and in Reference Collection

 Research Hints

When researching an artist, or art movement or "ism," a great starting point is the Oxford Art Online and the many encyclopedias and dictionaries in the Reference Collection. Look up your artist or movement to get background information and possibly a bibliography for further research. Next search the library catalogue for books and then the databases for articles.
Check out the Catalogue Raisonnés below. These are books that show the complete oeuvre of an artist and sometimes their entire career.

Catalogue Raisonnés

Reference Help

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