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Visual Arts Subject Guide: Reference Books

Print and digital resources for the visual arts including painting, drawing, sculpture, and graphic design.

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Visual arts

NA Architecture

NB Sculpture

NC Drawing. Design. Illustration

ND Painting

NE Print media

NK Decorative arts

NX Arts in general

TR Photography

Suggested Visual Arts Titles

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Contemporary Artists
Call Number: Reference | N6490.C6567 2001




The Grove Encyclopedia of Materials and Techniques in Art
Call Number: Reference | N8510.G76 2008




The Grove Encyclopedia of Decorative Arts
Call Number: Reference | NK28.G76 2006 




The Thames and Hudson Encyclopedia of Graphic Design and Designers 
Call Number: Reference | NC997.L54 1992




The Oxford Companion to the Photograph
Call Number: Reference | TR9.O94 2005

Finding Ceramics Books

Find helpful ceramics technique books by conducting the search you see below using the Catalog's Advanced Search.  Books within these two series are essential for ceramics students.

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Sean Henry
Lewis J. Ort Library
Frostburg State University
Frostburg, MD 21532

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