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Art Business

Art and Art History Databases (via Claremont Colleges Library)

For access you will need to log in using your CGU Network login

Beyond the Databases listed here, check out the full list of Art Resources available at the Claremont Colleges:

Find Art Images

Tip: Also try searching museum image collections, some of which provide high-quality image downloads. Some examples are:

  • The Metropolitan Museum of Art
  • Getty Museum
  • The National Gallery
  • Tate Modern

Additionally, be sure to use art responsibly and check the image's copyright.

Find Art Books

Books are an essential part of art and art history research. Three of the most common types of art books are

Monographs - books about a single artist's work

Exhibition Catalogs - books documenting a museum or gallery exhibition

Catalogues Raisonnés - books that document all the known works by a single artist

Use the Library Search on the Library's Homepage to find these and other types of art/art history books.

SEARCH HINT: About 1/2 of all the art books in Honnold/Mudd are oversized and are on a different set of shelves--look for the word FOLIO to find them.

SEARCH HINT 2: to find exhibition catalogs, add the keyword "exhibitions" to your search

To borrow books we don't own or that are checked out, use the "Get This Item" button to have the book delivered from another library.