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Mexican Artists Art 108- Library Orientation
 Lucena Valle Instructor - Tatiana Shabelnik, Librarian
April 9, 2008

  • Reference books

    Latin American art : an introduction to works of the 20th century
    N6502.5.C44 1989
    REF

    Art in Latin America : the modern era, 1820-1980
    N6502.4.A3 1989 
    REF

    St. James guide to Hispanic artists : profiles of Latino and Latin American artists
    N6538.H58S7 2002
    REF

    Mexico : an encyclopedia of contemporary culture and history
    F1234.C67 2004
    REF

    Historia general del arte mexicano.
    N6550.H5 v.1
    REF

    A guide to Mexican art : from its beginnings to the present
    N6550.F413 1969
    (Circulating Books, 4th Floor)

    Mexico : a history in art
    N6550.S6 
    REF

    Latin American art in the twentieth century
    N6502.5L374 1996
    REF

    Maya
    F1435.3.A7M25 1998x
    REF

    Arts and crafts of Mexico
    NK844.S29 1990
    REF

    Mexico : splendors of thirty centuries / the Metropolitan Museum of Art ; introduction by Octavio Paz
    N6550.M48 1990
    REF

    Encyclopedia of world art
    .
    N31.E533 v.1 REF

    Encyclopedia of world cultures, 10v
    GN307.E53 1991 v.1 REF

    The color encyclopedia of world art / by Jay Jacobs
    N31.J32 1975
    REF

    The dictionary of art
    N31.D5 1996 v.1
    REF
     
    History of modern art : painting, sculpture, architecture, photograph
    N6490.A713 1998
    REF

    The Oxford companion to twentieth-century art
    N6490.O94 1981
    REF

    Framing America : a social history of American art
    N6512.P59 2002
    REF

    The ancient Americans : a reference guide to the art, culture, and history of pre-Columbian North and South America
    E59.P42S3613 2001 v.1
    REF

     

  • Library Web site -  the best place to start your research!

  • How to find books in the Library Catalog - WebCat

    Use the Library Catalog - Rio WebCat - to find books on your subject. The general call number range for books on all aspects of art is N1 – NX765. More specific call numbers for Mexican art and artists may be found by searching the catalog for the following subjects:
     

    ART

    PAINTING

    MISCELLANEOUS

    ARTISTS

    Art, Mexican

    Art - Mexico

    Aztec art

    Death in art

    Folk art - Mexico

    Indian art - Central Mexico

    Indian art – Mexico

    Maya art

    Olmec art

    Aztec painting

    Painting, Mexican

     

    SCULPTURE

    Maya sculpture

    Aztecs - Antiquities

    Mexican American art

    Mexico - Antiquities

    Mural painting and     

    decoration, Mexican

    Pottery, Mexican

    Artists – Mexican

    Mexican American artists

    Potters – Mexico

    Covarrubias, Miguel

    Kahlo, Frida
    Orozco, José Clemente
    Posada, José Guadalupe

    Rivera, Diego

    Siqueiros, David Alfaro

    Tamayo, Rufino


     

  • How to find journal, magazine, and newspaper articles

    Journal and magazines usually provide the most current information on a topic. The Library has several magazines that focus on art:

    ArtWEEK N1.A78x
    ArtNews N1.A6

    To find articles on your topic, use one of the online databases listed below.  In most cases these databases will provide full-text articles on almost every topic. Conduct your search in these databases by using the following subject headings and keywords:

    ART

    PAINTING

    MISCELLANEOUS

    ARTISTS

    Art, Mexican

    Art - Mexico

    Aztec art

    Death in art

    Folk art - Mexico

    Indian art - Central Mexico

    Indian art – Mexico

    Maya art

    Olmec art

    Aztec painting

    Painting, Mexican

     

    SCULPTURE

    Maya sculpture

    Aztecs - Antiquities

    Mexican American art

    Mexico - Antiquities

    Mural painting and     

    decoration, Mexican

    Pottery, Mexican

    Artists – Mexican

    Mexican American artists

    Potters – Mexico

    Covarrubias, Miguel

    Kahlo, Frida
    Orozco, José Clemente
    Posada, José Guadalupe

    Rivera, Diego

    Siqueiros, David Alfaro

    Tamayo, Rufino

    For historical research (generally anything published before 1985) use print indexes.

    • ProQuest 

      • Use the ARTS Module

      In Advanced mode click on "Select Multiple Databases"

      Click on "Clear All databases"

      Find PROQUEST RESEARCH LIBRARY and select ARTS MODULE

      Click  CONTINUE

      Search by:

      • Artist's name example:  Diego Rivera

       

    • ArtCyclopedia.com search by artist, title of artwork, name or location of museum.   

       

  • How to find images using ARTstor  

    • Need to register every 120 days using an on-campus computer

    • Copyright cleared image database

    • Can create image presentations in ARTstor

      To register, click on "GO" button

    If you already registered, please enter login and password

             Perform Basic search. Example: Frida Kahlo

          

           
           
           You can be more specific in Advanced search. For example you can indicate whether in want to search:
- in any field
- in Title only
- in Creator only

           

Once you displayed images in ARTStore, you can select images for your presentation by  clicking once on the image. The image will highlight yellow.

Go to Image Groups--Save selected images to new group.

Select My Work Folder and give a name to your Group.

 


To view images as power Point Presentation, you have to download Offline Viewer.
Click on Tools -- Download Offline Viewer.

Once you have an Offline Viewer (OIV) installed, open the OIV, select Create a new presentation from ARTStore images.

Go to Insert -- Image Groups from ARTStore

It will ask for your authentication information
(your email and password that you registered with)

Double click on My Work Folder

Select the group that you want to view as presentation and click on Download

Click on View -- Image Palette Presentation.

 


 

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