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Art and Architecture: Books

Call numbers

There are a number of important books that can be found in the Masland Library to help you with your research projects. These books can be found in the main collection, reference, and oversized collections. Please use the call numbers below to locate books describing art and architecture.

N

General Arts

NA

Architecture

NB

Sculpture

NC

Drawing,Graphic Art

ND

Painting

NK

Design

TR

Photography

Subject headings

To find literature on Art and Architecture select the Subject search on the Masland Library catalog.  The terms you would use are Art or Architecture.

See also materials listed under subject headings for various artistic media, types of buildings and architectures, and styles, e.g.:

Painting
Sculpture
Cathedrals
Church architecture
Cubism

Many such subject headings may be narrowed by terms designating nationalities, civilizations, styles, and time periods; they may also be subdivided by place:

Architecture, Roman -- England
Painting, Abstract
Sculpture, Modern -- 20th century
Castles -- France

See also the names of specific artists and names of buildings:

Matisse, Henri, 1869-1954
Goya, Francisco, 1746-1828
Louvre (Paris, France)
Cathédrale de Chartres.

Christians and art

Dictionaries and Encyclopedias