Biographical information on artists from around the world; images of artwork and artists; signature examples; International auction records (including provenance); facts; references; exhibits, and more.
The Bibliography of the History of Art (BHA) is the most comprehensive art bibliography available worldwide, covering European and American visual arts from late antiquity to the present in publications since 1973. The recently unveiled (2010) free database search via The Getty Museum includes both BHA and the Répertoire de la litterature de l'art (RILA), covering the years 1975-2007.
Contains Grove Art Online, today's foremost scholarly art encyclopedia covering all aspects of Western and non-Western visual art. It includes the full text of The Dictionary of Art, edited by Jane Turner (1996, 34 volumes) - the landmark reference work containing more than 21,000 biographies and 500,000 bibliographical citations contributed by 6,700 scholars from 120 countries. Grove Art Online articles and bibliographies are regularly updated. It also includes images and provides access to The Oxford Companion to Western Art, Encyclopedia of Aesthetics, and The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms.