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Book Art

A guide to artist's books (books created or altered as original works of art).


Begin by searching the databases below and collect citations and full text articles.

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  • Bibliography of the History of Art (BHA)
    Covers European and American art from late antiquity to the present, citations and abstracts only (some full text linking) to books, conference proceedings, dissertations, exhibition and dealer's catalogs, and articles from 1,400 journals.

  • Humanities International Complete
    Provides citations and abstracts for articles, essays and reviews, as well as original creative works including poems, fiction, photographs, paintings and illustrations. Indexing for over 2,000 journals, books and other publications, with full-text for over 700 of them.
  • JSTOR Full text articles from core scholarly journals in a variety of disciplines.
  • Oxford Art Online Over 45,000 articles on every aspect of art history. This is a great place to start and check out the references at the end of each article!
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