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Art & Art History : Books

A delightful guide to Art and Art History research and resources available at the Cañada College library.

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The following Library of Congress classifications may be useful when browsing the shelves at the Library. Materials for Art/Art History and Photography are located on the top floor of the library.

Library of Congress Call Number Areas:

N (1-9165) Fine Arts/Visual Arts
NA (1-9428) Architecture 
NB (1-1952) Sculpture
NC (1-1940) Drawing, Design, and Illustration 
ND (1-3416) Painting
NE (1-3002) Print Media
NK (1-9955) Decorative Arts 
NX (1-820) Arts in generals

TR (1-1050) Photography

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Reference Books


Art History, Second Edition by Stokstad                                     Ref N5300.S923 2002 v.1-2

International Dictionary of Art and Artists by Vinson              Ref N7425.I67 1990 v.1-2

Encyclopedia of Living Artists edited by Franklin                    Ref N6512.E45 1987

The Britannica Encyclopedia of American Art                        Ref N6505.B73

History of Art, Sixth Edition by Janson                                       Ref N5300.J3 2001