AMST/ARTH 307N: American Art and Society (Dr. Alicia Bott)
This guide is for students in Penn State Harrisburg's AMST/ARTH 307N taught by Dr. Alicia Bott. It includes numerous research sources about American art history, including information about the J. Randall Plummer Photography Collection.
Now in its 4th edition, this comprehensive treatise, featuring the history and historical processes of photography, contemporary applications, and the new and evolving digital technologies, will provide the most accurate technical synopsis of the current, as well as early worlds of photography ever compiled.
In this 2nd edition of the dictionary of American art, more than 1,600 alphabetically arranged entries cover painters, sculptors, graphic artists, photographers, printmakers, and contemporary hybrid artists, along with important aspects of the cultural infrastructure.
***Essential for learning about different photographic processes.*** Comprehensive reference book with detailed and easy-to-understand information ranging from albumen negatives and daguerreotypes, to black-and-white prints and printing-out paper (POP) prints, providing an overview of the history, materials, and evolution of the complex technologies involved with photography.
Oxford Art Online combines several key encyclopedias and dictionaries important for the history of art and architecture.
Oxford Art Online combines several key encyclopedias and dictionaries important for the history of art and architecture. Together these provide the largest and most authoritative list of biographies of artists in English, as well as an excellent collection of scholarly encyclopedia articles on important topics in the visual arts. Included are Grove Art Online, the Benezit Dictionary of Artists, the Encyclopedia of Aesthetics, and others.