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ART 244: Twentieth-Century Art: Books About Movements, Artists & More

In-Depth Information on Movements, Artists & More

The library catalog is a great place to find in-depth information on topics in Art, including specific movements, biographies of artists and more.  Use a simple keyword search to locate information on a particular topic.  You can also look for specific books by title or for books by an individual author or browse the stacks by call number.

Remember that books are still the best place to go to understand a topic from beginning to end.

 

What else can you find on 20th-Century Art?

f you're looking for general information on movements in 20th-century art or on a specific movement or artist, you might be tempted to look only in the databases for journal articles.  But books provide in-depth information and often collect a number of articles on a particular topic all in one place.  Below is a sample of some of the many books in the library's collection that cover the topics in 20th-Century Art.

Serendipity in the Stacks: Browse by Call Number

One of the best ways to discover the perfect source for your topic is to browse the library stacks by call number range.  Each call number range represents a particular subject and all of the books on a particular topic will be located in the same general area on the shelves.  So if you want a book on painting, go to the call number range beginning with ND25 to see what we have!

 LC Call Number

 Subject

 N 1-(9211)

 Visual Arts

 NA 1-9428

 Architecture

 NB 1-1952

 Sculpture

 NC 1-1940

 Drawing. Design. Illustration

 ND 25-3416

 Painting

 NE 1-3102

 Print media

 NK 1-(9990)

 Decorative Arts

 NX 1-820

 Arts in general

Free E-Books!

Are you looking for an e-book that we don't have or for a free downloadable ebook version of your favorite title?  Try looking for it at one of these free e-book sites. Have fun exploring!

Still can't find it? Try WorldCat.

If you don't find what you need in Simmons' catalog, search WorldCat for books in other local libraries or in libraries around the world.

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