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Art & Design

Montgomery Library's Guide to Resources for Art & Design

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Library Guide for Art & Design     

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eBook Collection by EBSCOhost

Additional e-books not available through CU Search can be found at EBSCOhost's ebook collection, which contains over 180,000 books.

Recent Titles in Print

Find these books and many others in the reference and circulating collections of Montgomery Library:

VISUAL ARTS
N 350 .M263 2021 Teaching Contemporary Art with Young People: Themes in Art for K-12 Classroom
N 6538 .A4 M35 2020 Making History: IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts
N 6538 .A4 M35 2020   Black Artists in America: From the Great Depression to Civil Rights
N 6559 .K34 S73 2020 Frida in America: The Creative Awakening of a Great Artist
N 6537 .K878 I64 2019 DVD Kusama Infinity: The Life and Art of Yayoi Kusama
N 6538 .B53 M68 2022   A Movement in Every Direction: Legacies of the Great Migration
N 8353 .D47 2020 The Death of the Artist: How Creators Are Struggling to Survive in the Age of Billionaires and Big Tech
     
DRAWING, DESIGN, ILLUSTRATION
NC 975 .B37 2021     Gems of Art on Paper: Illustrated American Fiction and Poetry, 1785–1885
NC 998 .E85 2019 Graphic Design: A New History
NC 998 .H46 2019 History of Illustration
NC 1766 .U5 M39 2019 Animated Personalities: Cartoon Characters and Stardom in American Theatrical Shorts
     
PAINTING    
ND 237 .H75 A4 2019 Edward Hopper and the American Hotel
ND 237 .K677 A4 2019 Lee Krasner: Living Colour
ND 623 .L5 A4 2019 Leonardo Da Vinci: The Complete Paintings
ND 653 .V5 A4 2023     Vermeer - the Rijksmuseum's Major Exhibition Catalogue
ND 1123 .W37 2019 Look Again: How to Experience the Old Masters
ND 2237 .B48 2023     Painting Abstract Nature on Canvas: A Guide to Creating Vibrant Art with Watercolour and Mixed Media
     
LITERATURE & DRAMA    
PN 1999 .M25 R63 2024     MCU: The Reign of Marvel Studios
PN 6712 .K65 2020    Drawing on Religion: Reading and the Moral Imagination in Comics and Graphic Novels
PN 2219 .O8 K66 2022     On Site: Methods for Site-specific Performance Creation
     
DECORATIVE ARTS / HANDICRAFTS    
NK 1510 .M94 2021   Designing a World for Everyone: 30 Years of Inclusive Design
TT 699 .S696 2019 Stitch + String Lab for Kids: 40 + Creative Projects to Sew, Embroider, Weave, Wrap, and Tie
TT 920 .C3586 2019 From Clay to Kiln: A Beginner's Guide to the Potter's Wheel
TT 922 .H47 2020 Mastering Cone 6 Glazes: Improving Durability, Fit & Aesthetics
     
ART (GENERAL)    
NX 289 .D66 2020 Teacher as Curator: Formative Assessment and Arts Based Strategies
NX 550 .A1 K384 2019 Culture in Nazi Germany
     
MUSIC    
ML 3534.3 .E6505 2023     Roots Punk: A Visual and Oral History
     
EDUCATION    
LC 4165 .W35 2020     Trauma Informed Teaching Through Play Art Narrative (PAN)
     
LAW    
KD 379 .W47 M87 2023   Falling Rocket: James Whistler, John Ruskin, and the Battle for Modern Art

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Browse the Collection

Use these call numbers to browse the reference and circulating collections of Montgomery Library.

         Library of Congress Classification Guide for Fine Arts

            N                          Visual Arts (General)                                           
NA Architecture
NB Sculpture
NC Drawing, Design
ND Painting
NE Print Media
NK Decorative Arts, Applied Arts
NX    Arts in General

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