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Visual Arts: Books

Resources for visual artists and students of art history.

Search WorldCat

Search WorldCat to find books and media not only at Fisher, but around the world, to request via ILL.

Electronic Reference Sources

E-books about music and performing arts are available through EBSCO eBooks.

Print Reference Sources

Finding Exhibition Catalogs in FisherCat

Almost every library record for an art catalog includes the subject word Exhibitions:

In addition, almost every library record for an exhibition catalog has a description that includes the searchable word "exhibition" :

Published to accompany the exhibition Renoir landscapes, 1865-1883 at the National Gallery, London, 21 Feb.-20 May, 2007; the National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, 8 June-9 September, 2007; and the Philadelphia Museum of Art: 4 Oct. 2007-6 Jan. 2008.
Catalogue of an exhibition held Nov. 25, 2005-Feb. 5, 2006, Kunsthalle Wien.

To find an exhibition catalog focused on an artist or a particular topic, perform a keyword search that includes the artist's name (last is usually sufficient unless it's a common name or word) or the topic(s) and the search word "exhibition?" -- this truncation (symbol: ? or *) will search for both the words "exhibition" and the "exhibitions."

To find all exhibition catalogs at Lavery Library, perform this FisherCat keyword search:


To find Louise Bourgeois' exhibition catalogs, you can try this FisherCat keyword search:

bourgeois, louise exhibition?

To find exhibition catalogs of Art Nouveau at Lavery Library, try this FisherCat keyword search:

art nouveau exhibition?