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Design Fundamentals 1

Design Fundamentals 1, Professor Brenda Whitehill Schlenker, MFA

Bauhaus - - Art Deco -- De Stijl -- Arts and Crafts --Harlem Renaissance -- Dada

"Diagram of the causes of mortality in the army in the East" (1858) by Florence Nightingale, a colored pie chart to illustrate causes of death in the British Army

I N F O G R A P H I C (sample), Public Domain,  - by Florence Nightengale

Library of Congress Subject Headings

Library of Congress Classification Outline, (for all subject areas)

Library of Congress Class N - Fine Arts

Subclass  Visual Arts

Subclass NA    Architecture

Subclass NB   Sculpture

Subclass NC   Drawing, Design, Illustration

Subclass ND   Painting

Subclass NE   Print Media

Subclass NK   Decorative Arts

Subclass NX   Arts in General

Library of Congress Class T - Technology

Subclass TR  Photography

APU Art Databases

ARTstor - Getting Started

ARTstor, the premier image database

Oxford Art Online, Oxford University Press

Grove Art Online, (including Grove Art Dictionary and others)

Project Muse, digital humanities and social science resource

Credo Reference (A database of subject specific reference resources)

JSTOR (scholarly journals)

Academic Search Premier (scholarly journals)

National Gallery Collection, National Gallery London (Credo Reference)

The Arts Database (ProQuest)

Reference Resources for Design (and Art)

Graphic Design, translated: a Visual Dictionary of Terms for Global Design, Peter J Wolf (ebook)

Design Encyclopedia, Mel Byars, Ref NK1370 .B93 2004

Thames & Hudson Dictionary of Graphic Design and Designers, Alan Livingston, Isabella Livingston,(ebook)

Thames & Hudson Dictionary of Design Since 1900, Guy Juiler, East Campus Ref NK 1390 .J85 200

Oxford Dictionary of Art, ECampus Ref N33 .O93 2004

Adeline's Art Dictionary, ECampus Ref N33.A223 1966

Bridgeman Art Library Archive (Credo Reference)

Thames & Hudson Dictionary of Art Terms, Edward Lucie-Smith (ebook)

Museum Resources

Museums, complied by the University of Michigan (full list of museums)

Norton Simon Museum of Art, Pasadena, California

Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, California

Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History, Metropolitan Museum of Art

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, California

Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, New York

Whitney Museum of Art, New York

MOMA, New York

Tate, United Kingdom

Guggenheim Museum of Art, New York

Example of a De Stijl Design

Composition II in Red, Blue, and Yellow.  By Piet Mondrian - [1], Public Domain,


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Online and Digital Resources

Artland Magazine - Art Movements

Artcyclopedia - a guide to great art online

Dictionary of Art Historians (Department of Art, Art History and Visual Studies, Duke University)

Google Art Project,  Online Art Collections

Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institute (see Research Collections)

The Getty Research Institute, J.Paul Getty Trust

Digital Public Library of America, Boston, MA