Paula Modersohn-Becker, Self-Portrait, Age 30, 6th Wedding Day. Paula Modersohn-Becker Museum, Bremen, 2011.
This page provides links to important resources selected for students taking First Year Seminar ARTS 50.
Still from Man on Wire © 2008 Jean-Louis Blondeau / Polaris Images.
- Oxford Art Online
Includes the Grove Art Online, an encyclopedia of art, with general introductions to a variety of topics.
- Heilburnn Timeline of Art
Compiled by the Metropolitan Museum of Art's curatorial, conservation, and education staff, covers pre-history to the present day. Contents arranged chronologically, geographically, and thematically.
- Gardner's art through the ages
This 12th edition of the classic survey textbook is a comprehensive guide to many defining phases of the world's artistic traditions. Examines art and architecture from historical, social, religious, economic, and cultural contexts.
- Gardner's art through the ages : a global history
In addition to a greater inclusiveness of artists and art forms, the new 14th edition offers a Scale feature help students better visualize the actual size of the artworks shown in the book, along with a new timeline within each chapter, and "The Big Picture" overviews at the end of every chapter.