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What you’ll find

Credo Reference

 Lots and lots of encyclopedias that include biographical  and background on subjects.  Good place to go shopping for topics

 Oxford Art Online    

(Source type: Reference) Encyclopedia-type of info, but a little more in-depth.  A very good place to start.  Includes the full text entries of the Encyclopedia of Aesthetics


(Source type: Reference) Background and biographical information; entries are often short, however this is a good starting place for you research.

Biography in Context    

Biographical information.  Also provides links to popular (news, reviews, etc.) and scholarly articles.  Includes information on many well-known people, not just artists.