Resources

 

click on the blue text to link to the following recommended sites

 
Art History Resources
     
  Art History Resources on the Web
links to prehistoric to 20th century art images and information
     
  Dictionary of Art Historians
Biographical Dictionary of Historic Scholars, Museum Professionals & Academic Art Historians
     
  The Art Story
guide to modern art history
     
  Museums Explained
TFAO report offering explanation of different types of art venues, definitions, and information on exhibition planning and issues
     
  World Wide Arts Resources
archive of contemporary artworks and artists
       
Art Images
     
  The Artchive
a comprehensive guide to art with images and information
       
Dictionaries & Thesauri
     
  Art and Architecture Thesaurus
the Getty's art and architecture searchable thesaurus
     
  Merriam - Webster Dictionary
standard online dictionary and thesaurus
     
  Museums Explained
TFAO report offering explanation of different types of art venues, definitions, and information on exhibition planning and issues
       
Places to See Art
       
 
Orange County
   
Bowers Museum
   
Cal State University, Fullerton Begovich Gallery
   
Grand Central Art Center
   
Guggenheim Gallery
   
Laguna Art Museum
   
Muzeo
   
Orange County Center for Contemporary Art
   
Orange County Museum of Art
   
UC Irvine, University Art Gallery
     
     
 
Los Angeles County
   
ACME
   
Annenberg Space for Photography
   
Armory Center for the Arts
   
Art 2102
 
Bergamot Station
   
Blum & Poe Gallery
   
Brand Library Art Galleries
   
Cal State LA Fine Arts Gallery
   
Cal State Long Beach University Art Museum
   
Claremont Museum of Art
   
Commonwealth and Council
   
El Camino College Art Gallery
   
Gavlak Gallery
   
The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA
   
Great Wall of Los Angeles
   
Huntington Library and Museum
   
J. Paul Getty Museum/ Getty Center
   
Los Angeles County Museum of Art
   
The Luckman Fine Arts Gallery
   
Museum of Jurassic Technology
   
Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA)
   
Norton Simon Museum
   
Pomona College Museum of Art
   
Regen Projects
   
Southwest Museum
   
Torrance Art Museum
   
UCLA Hammer Museum
   
Vincent Price Art Museum
   
Western Project
   
 
Riverside County
   
UCR/ CA Museum of Photography
   
Palm Springs Desert Museum
       
San Bernardino County
 
Robert & Frances Fullerton Museum, CSUSB
 
       
 
San Diego County
   
Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego
   
Museum of Man
   
Museum of Photographic Arts
   
San Diego Museum of Art
       
 
Outside of Southern California
   
Albright-Knox Gallery
Buffalo, NY
   
The Brooklyn Museum
Brooklyn, NY
   
Guggenheim Museum
New York, NY
   
Metropolitan Museum
New York, NY
   
Museum of Modern Art
New York, NY
   
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
San Francisco, CA
   
Site Santa Fe
Santa Fe, NM
   
Walker Art Center
Minneapolis, MN
   
Whitney Museum
New York, NY
       
 
Outside of the United States
   
The Louvre
Paris, France
   
The Tate
London, England
       
Writing About Art
     
  Chapman Writing Center
All Chapman students are welcome to meet with a Writing Center tutor who can help you with any part of the writing process, from understanding the assignment and finding a significant topic to editing your final drafts. Call (714) 997-6828 or email tutor@chapman.edu to schedule an appointment.
     
  Approaches to Art
Adams' guide to art historical methodologies
     
  Art History Paper Writing Guide
University of North Carolina writing guide for art history papers
     
  Elements of Art
Getty handout on the elements of art
     
  Writing About Art
Marjorie Munsterberg's guide to using the art historical methodologies
     
  Writing Essays in Art History
Purdue Owl's guide to writing various kinds or art history papers
     
  Writing the Art History Paper
Dartmouth's guide to writing various kinds or art history papers
     
  Visual Analysis
Duke University guide to writing a thorough visual analysis for a work of art
     
 

Writing About Art

Hunter Colleges guide for writing about art
       
Evaluating the Credibility of Your Sources
     
  Critical Evaluation of Resources
Berkeley's guide to evaluating sources
     
  Critically Analyzing Information Sources
Cornell University's guide to evaluating paper and digital sources
     
  Evaluating Internet Information
Johns Hopkins' guide to evaluating internet sources
     
  Evaluating Web Pages
Berkeley's useful questionnaire for evaluating web sources
     
  The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
New Mexico State University's evaluation criteria for online sources
     
Chicago Manual of Style
     
  Notes on Citations
instructor's notes on CMS with links
     
  Chicago Manual of Style
Purdue OWL CMS style guide
     
  Citation Style Chart
Purdue OWL handy style chart
     
  CMS Notes & Bibliography System
Utica college guide with example footnotes for common materials
     
  CMS Online
Sample citation formats
     
  Citation Machine
Tool for formatting proper footnotes
 
Miscellaneous
     
  Find in a Library
search over a billion materials by searching 10,000 libraries all at once
     
  Timeline of Art History
the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Timeline of Art History
     
  Wikipedia
the world's largest digital encyclopedia.  Recommended with caution!
     
  Flash Card Maker
free printable flash card maker


 

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