This dictionary comprises authoritative, highly accessible entries on artists, architects, and their works. These entries are supplementary to other art and architecture titles in the Quick Reference collection, and are written by specialist authors. The dictionary is an ongoing project, and more entries will be added over time.
This dictionary contains over 2,500 entries covering Western art from the ancient Greeks to the present day. It includes biographical entries, styles and movements, materials and techniques, and museums and galleries.
In this dictionary of American art, 945 alphabetically arranged entries cover painters, sculptors, graphic artists photographers, printmakers, and contemporary hybrid artists along with important aspects of the cultural infrastructure.