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SUBJECT searches will reveal books which focus on a single artist and their work (monographs).
AUTHOR searches will reveal exhibition catalogs on artists' shows.
KEYWORD searches for subjects, nationality, art movements or mediums that relate to this artist will reveal books which may be helpful. The artist's name may not appear in the catalog, but the artist may appear within a more general work.
A reference book is a great place to start researching an artist's biography. Short scholarly articles provide a context for the artist's work and keywords to use when searching online. Be sure to check out the many online reference books we have.
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