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Art History: Books and Print Periodicals

Madison College Libraries Catalog

Try a subject search on particular artists (e.g. Dali, Michelangelo, Monet, O'Keefe, Picasso, Van Gogh, etc.) or particular art movements (e.g. Art Deco, Art Nouveau, Bauhaus, Dadaism, Impressionism, Minimalism, Pop Art, etc.).

Browse the 700's in the library where most art history books (like the one below) are located.

Reference Books

Art reference books (in-library use only) include many directories and encyclopedias.

Print Periodicals



ARTnews is America's leading art magazine. This trendy and sophisticated publication features investigative reporting, museum reviews and gallery news and reviews and artist profiles in both the national and international art world. Also includes reporting on the art, personalities, and trends that shape the art world.




Artist's Magazine



Artist's Magazine showcases the best work of the best artists working today. With beautiful color reproductions, engaging interviews, discussions of timely issues, practical lessons, and news of exhibitions and events, it informs and instructs.

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See if your class / instructor has textbooks, videos or other materials for your class.

Most materials are for use in the library only, but check with our staff to see what the restrictions are for the materials you use.