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NOTE: Most visual arts books are not available as ebooks.

About Visual Arts Books

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Search by artist's name, style, time period, country, nationality, genre, or keyword combinations. Art books have general subject headings according to:

medium  |  ex: drawing, painting, graphic arts, commercial art
nationality/country  |  ex: art, English; illustration of books--Japan
genre  |  ex: landscape painting; figure drawing; portrait painting; science fiction

time period | ex: illustrators AND 21st century
style/movement  |  ex: medieval, Victorian

Suggested Subject Headings To Search

Architecture--History (limit by country, type of building, time period, etc.)
*Architecture, Medieval
Archaeology, Medieval
*Architecture, Gothic--France

Islamic Architecture

Architects' names:  ex: Frank Gehry, Hundertwasser, etc.
Buddist temples, Angkor (Extinct city)
Rome (Italy)--Buildings, structures, etc.
Cathedrals
Cathedrals--France
*Chartres Cathedral
Caricatures and cartoons
Cartoons and comics

Book cover
Commercial art
Costume--History
*Costume--History, Medieval, 500-1500

Clothing and dress
*Armor
Uniforms
Weapons
Drawing
Painting
Landscape 
Painting
Plein air painting
Fairy tales--Illustrations
Fairies
Fantasy in art
Fantasy fiction--Illustrations
Fashion design

Fauna
Flora
Figure Drawing
Furniture
Cyborgs
Graphic arts
Graphic novels
Illustrated children's books
Illustration of books
Insects
Magazine illustration
Mythology
Mythology, Greek

Nursery rhymes
Sketchbooks:  genre= Notebooks, sketchbooks, etc.
Science fiction in art

Science fiction -- Illustrations
Science fiction -- Social aspects
Science fiction, American--History and criticism
Science fiction comic books, strips, etc.
Scientific apparatus and instruments
Scientific illustration
Star Wars 
Biologic illustration
Botanical illustration

Zoological illustration
Ships

Space flights
Space warfare
Space ships
Superheroes--Comic books, strips, etc.
Technical illustration
Video games

Video games--Design

Video games industry
Video games--Social aspects
Video games--Psychological aspects

BROWSE | Call Number Locations


See LIBRARY MAP for location

N    visual arts in general
NA  architecture
NB  
sculpture
NC  drawing, graphic arts
NC 52  Illustrations
NC 965  Children's Book Illustration

ND  painting

NE print media
NK  applied arts, design
NX  visual and performing arts

GN  clothing & fashion
GR  folklore
GT 500-2370  costume history
GV 1400 video gaming

HF  advertising and marketing

PZ 4  Science Fiction
Q  Science & Zoology (Illustration of science, nature, anatomy, etc.)

T 351-385  computer graphics
TR  photography
TS  industrial design
TT 500 clothing

Z 40-286  typography

The Art of ...

Search by title of film (motion picture)
ex: s= Coco (Motion picture)

Also:  s= Animated films--United States

Browsing area:
NC 1766 .U53 (regular stacks and Quarto)

Spectrum

Digitized Books



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