Art history is a vast discipline, geographically, historically, and intellectually. These bibliographies give concise treatment of large topics such as "Contemporary Art" or "History of Photography" and expert recommendation on the best works available in Art History whether it be a chapter, a book, a journal article, a Website, blog, or data set.
Cinema and media studies includes a plethora of subfields: film history, television studies, media studies, visual arts, cultural studies, digital culture, game studies, popular culture, etc. Oxford Bibliographies in Cinema and Media Studies offers short encyclopedic entries and annotated bibliographies of the most important books, articles, and Web sites on each topic created by the finest scholars in cinema and media studies.
Benezit contains thousands of artist biographies, as well as auction records, exhibition histories, museum listings, bibliographies, images of artists signatures and monograms, and links to external websites of research value.
The new DAH offers searchable data on over 2400 art historians, museum directors, and art-writers of western art from all time periods.
The Yale Dictionary of Art and Artists
Western art from 1300 to the present day. It provides information on painters, sculptors, and graphic artists, technical processes, terminology, theory, schools, movements, patrons and collecting, and much more. There are also extended conceptual entries ranging over such subjects as abstraction, allegory, genres, iconography, illusionism, minimalism, realism, and symbolism.