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Art History

Resources for the history, theory, methodology and criticism of art.

Find Books

Search Temple's collection of print and online books. 


Possible Search Terms for Books:

  • Artist/Creator
  • Movement/Style/Period
  • Location/Region
  • Technique/Medium
  • Book title (if known)
  • NOT the title of an art object


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Browse the Stacks

All books on open browsing shelves are located on the 4th floor of Charles Library. 

N          Visual Arts, Art History 

NA        Architecture
NB        Sculpture 
NC        Drawing Design Illustration
ND        Painting 
NE        Print Media
NK        Decorative Arts
NX        Arts in General
TR         Photography
TS         Manufactures
            TS200-770 Metalwork, includes work about the manufacturing of Jewlery, and clocks
            TS 800-887 Woodwork
            TS1300-1781 Textile Industry and Fabrics
TT         Arts and Crafts, Handicrafts


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