Artistic Movements

This guide will direct you to print and digital resources to help you with your research on a particular artistic movement. (See the cart, the nonfiction section, and/or the OS (over size) section by call number for these and others you find.) We can find you books through interlibrary loan if needed, as well.

Library Catalog

Search for your movement and use the "resource list" (click on this on the left hand side of the screen and then link to the Artistic Movements list) to browse books we have pulled.


Britannica High School

Excellent for overview, images, and links to websites!


Student Resources

Most topics are found in this database.


The Met’s Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History - Website

The Met’s Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History pairs essays and works of art with chronologies, telling the story of art and global culture through the Museum’s collection.


Smarthistory.org - Website

"Smarthistory is a collaboration of more than 200 art historians, archaeologists, curators and other specialists who want to make the highest-quality art history learning content freely available to a global audience." (taken from site) Set up with: Explore Art, Culutures, Themes. Allows you to narrow down to your topic.


The Art Story - Modern Art Insight - Website

"The Art Story is an educational 501(c)(3) non-profit organization founded in 2009 to demystify Modern Art and further art appreciation. The Art Story's vision is a world where the ideas and aspirations behind the wondrous art works are accessible to everyone to explore and be inspired by. Our dedicated staff help millions of people each year understand and enjoy every style of art from Impressionism to Conceptual and Digital art." (from site)