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The Oxford Dictionary of American Art and Artists

Ann Lee Morgan.

January 2007; published online January 2007.

Book. Subjects: art. 1468 pages.418921 words.

The first one-volume dictionary of American Art to be published in thirty years, this essential resource’s 945 alphabetically-arranged entries offer an insightful and informative view of...

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The Oxford Companion to the Photograph

Robin Lenman.

Edited by Angela Nicholson.

January 2005; published online January 2006.

Book. Subjects: photography and photographs. 1716 pages.512036 words.

unique, totally relevant, and helps define a medium’, Ralph Gibson

This online edition was reviewed and selectively updated by Angela Nicholson.

Compiled by an...

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Benezit Dictionary of Artists

January 2006; published online November 2011.

Book. Subjects: art; biography.

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The Oxford Companion to Western Art

Hugh Brigstocke.

January 2001; published online January 2003.

Book. Subjects: history of art. 2830 pages.948435 words.

The Oxford Companion to Western Art, written by over 100 distinguished art historians and specialists, provides in-depth coverage of Western Art with entries on artists and...

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The Avant Garde

David Cottington.

January 2013; published online September 2013.

Book. Subjects: 19th-century art. 152 pages.

The Avant Garde: A Very Short Introduction explores the concept of the ‘avant-garde’ and examines its wider context through the development of western modernity, capitalist culture, and the...

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The Library

June 2014; published online June 2014.

Journal. Subjects: exhibition catalogues and specific collections; bibliography; museums, libraries, and information sciences.

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An American Place

Overview page. Subjects: photography and photographs.

New York gallery founded by Alfred Stieglitz in 1929 after the closing of his Intimate Gallery. It became a celebrated venue for modern art. Painters like Marsden Hartley, Arthur Dove ...


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American Pottery Manufacturing Co

Overview page. Subjects: decorative arts.

American pottery manufacturer. Beginning in 1828 D. & J. Henderson made award-winning Rockingham ware in a factory previously occupied by the Jersey Porcelain and Earthenware Co. in Jersey...

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American Scene Painting

Overview page. Subjects: art.

A broad term applied to the work of various painters who in the 1920s and 1930s depicted aspects of American life and landscape in a naturalistic, descriptive style. The term does not...

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American System of Manufactures

Overview page. Subjects: industrial and commercial art — United States history.

(19th century)

The American System of Manufactures came to international attention at the Great Exhibition of the Industry of All Nations, London, of 1851, and reflected the rapid...

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