Art & Architecture

Library Catalogs

Search all Five College libraries at once, or limit to Smith, Amherst, Mount Holyoke, Hampshire, or UMass/Amherst.

Catalog of the Frick Art Reference Library and the libraries of the Brooklyn Museum and The Museum of Modern Art

Cross-catalog search of 50 major art history research libraries in Europe, North America, and Asia.

 

The collective cataloguing systems of the Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florence, Zentralinstitut für Kunstgeschichte in Munich, Bibliotheca Hertziana, Max-Planck-Institut für Kunstgeschichte in Rome provides access to "monographs, essays, reviews and electronic publications as well as the titles of all printed and electronic periodicals and journals available in the library, in addition to several thousand auction catalogues."

Searching gateway for the Archives of American Art catalog, National Inventory of American Paintings Executed before 1914, Inventory of American Sculpture, Archives of American Gardens catalog, and other resources.

all dates

Extensive catalog (OCLC) of books, serials, media, web resources, and more worldwide.

More Books & Media

Catalog of the works of art in the permanent collections of the Five College Museums and Historic Deerfield.

Information on 20,000 Renaissance works of art documenting 10,000 antique monuments, with 30,000 photographs. Links Renaissance sources with the antique works they document, their locations, dates, names, and modern bibliographical citations

Searchable digital collections, including photos (esp. the Howes Brothers Collection), objects, artifacts & maps; the Historic House Inventory, indexed plot map of the Old Burial Grounds & full-text of The Hampshire Gazette, 1786+ (in progress).

Documents over 200,000 works of art in all media produced from apostolic times through the 15th century with Christian themes or for ecclesiastical settings. Entries include bibliographies, scholarly commentaries, images

Original videos (interviews, buildings & installations), covering the main figures of contemporary architecture.

1996 to present

An online discussion forum, exhibition venue, bulletin board, and calendar on new art media technologies and Internet culture.

1945 to present

"Web directory to US archival collections of primary source materials by and about women visual artists active in the U.S. since 1945"

Book Purchases & Reviews

1996 to date

Reviews of recent books, exhibition catalogs, and media on all aspects of the visual arts from the Art Libraries Society of North America's semi-annual journal, Art Documentation.

1979 to present

Information on all books (scholarly, popular, adult, juvenile, reprint, etc.) on all subjects currently published and distributed in the U.S. With out-of-print titles from 1979 to the present.

1990 to present

"Publishes timely reviews of current scholarly work in the field of classical studies (including archaeology). This site is the authoritative archive of BMCR's publication, from 1990 to the present." Searchable backfile of reviews is available.

1998-present

"Critical reviews of books, exhibitions, and projects in all areas and periods of art history and visual studies published by the College Art Association."

1960 to present

Includes records for thousands of international exhibition catalogues published since the early 1960s, and books issued by American trade and university presses since 1992 available from this well-established art book vendor.