This timeline is a great resource for getting an overview of cultural movements and art.Click on one of the many embedded links to explore a period or location.
Oxford Art Online
Providing access to a number of resources including Grove Art Online, this resource includes art terminology, encyclopedic entries on artists and works of art, and images. Note: this resource is limited to 12 simultaneous users at NU: please log out when not in use.
Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms
With more than 1,700 entries, The Concise Dictionary of Art Terms is an accessible and comprehensive A-Z guide covering a wide range of terms from the visual art world, including periods, styles, materials, well-known schools, techniques, and much more. In this new edition, the text has been fully revised and updated to reflect the latest developments in the field, and has been expanded with more than 100 new entries, focusing primarily on modern and contemporary art materials and techniques.--From publisher description.