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Find Artists
AskART is an online database containing over 200,000 artists from early 16th-century through the present. Access information about artists' biographies, auction records, financial graphics, magazine ads (pre-1998), and images. Over 6,000 museums and dealers are also referenced.

Arts + Architecture ProFILES
A biographical dictionary of modern artists, designers, architects, craftspeople, and photographers.

Benezit Dictionary of Artists
With nearly 170,000 entries on artists from antiquity to the present day and featuring regular updates, Benezit is one of the most comprehensive and definitive resources on artists in the English language.

Biography Reference Bank
Biographical information on approximately half a million people, from antiquity to the present.

Clara: Database of Women Artists
A unique interactive database containing authoritative information on 18,000 women visual artists of all time periods and nationalities. The information in Clara® is drawn from the materials in NMWA's extensive Archives on Women Artists.

Contemporary Artists Index
Indexes approximately 20,000 artists, artists groups, photographers, craftspeople, designers, and design firms whose work appears in group exhibition catalogs added to the Cleveland Art Institute’s Gund Library since 1991, as well as the video periodical Art Today and View, a periodical specializing in artist interviews. The index includes Gund Library call numbers.

Oxford Art Online
This major art reference source includes Grove Art Online, the Benezit Dictionary of Artists, the Oxford Companion to Western Art, the Encyclopedia of Aesthetics, and the Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms.

Oxford Reference Online
Includes full text reference books on Art and Architecture.

Local Arts Information

Columbus Dispatch
Columbus Museum of Art
Greater Columbus Arts Council
Ohio Arts Council
Wexner Center for the Arts

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