The Oxford Companion to Western Art contains more than 2,600 entries and provides discriminating and reliable coverage of over 1,700 artists and their work. Articles give fresh treatment to topics of contemporary interest, including art movements, theory, and criticism. In addition to thorough regional and cultural surveys, this publication lists all relevant museums and galleries under the city of their location, such as Barcelona and Moscow. The full text of this reference work is available and searchable in Oxford Art Online, and is cross-searchable with other resources.
The editor, Hugh Brigstocke, is a renowned art historian who also served as the consulting editor for The Dictionary of Art.
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