This guide is a starting point for finding art history resources in the SIA New York library. The navigation menu to the left will allow you to explore this guide. Please note, this is not an exhaustive list.
If you're short on time, these resources are your best bet for this topic:
Use The Getty's Art and Architectural Thesarus to find other / related keywords to search.
Selected examples of subject search terms to use in Summon or in the library catalog. Terms can all be modified by place names, e.g., Architecture--New York. You may also search the catalog by the name of an artist, architect or designer, either as an author or as subject.
|Art - Historiography||Art - Methodology|
|Art, Modern - 21st century||Historic Buildings--United States|
|Architecture, Colonial--United States||Art, Modern - 20th century|
Browse the N section of the library for Fine Arts. These are browseable in any library that uses the Library of Congress Classification System.
Relevant call number ranges:
Art as a profession. Artists -- N8350-8356
Art and the state. Public art -- N8700-9165
Art museums, galleries, etc. -- N400-3990
Art studios, materials, etc. -- N8510-8553
Economics of art -- N8600-8675
Examination and conservation of works of art -- N8554-8585
Exhibitions -- N4390-5098
General -- N1-58
General works -- N7420-7525.8
History -- N5300-7418
Private collections and collectors -- N5198-5299
Special subjects of art -- N7560-8266
Study and teaching. Research -- N81-390
Theory. Philosophy. Aesthetics of the visual arts -- N61-72
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