"The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance." ~ Aristotle
Art eBooks from the Getty Publications Virtual Library
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Art eBooks from the Metropolitan Museum of Art
The Metropolitan Museum of Art has over 456 freely available ebooks, museum journals and other publications online! Select "Book Titles with full-text online." The other online titles may have a charge to view and/or download.
The Grove Encyclopedia of Classical Art and Architecture
"Authoritative art historical and cultural information about art forms, artists, rulers, philosophers, architecture, renowned works of art, archaeological sites and stylistic developments... Encompassing +4,000 years of artistry and innovation."
The Oxford Companion to Christian Art and Architecture
A glossary of terms related to Christian art and architecture, its religious symbolism, themes, and motivations.
The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture
"Offers +1,600 up-to-date entries on Islamic art and architecture ranging from the Middle East to Central and South Asia, Africa, and Europe and spans +1,000 years of history."
Four Books on Architecture by Andrea Palladio
Learn how ancient Roman structures were built, as written by a master architect, Andrea Palladio.
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