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ART 492: Exhibition Practice: Person, Place, or Thing

Person, Place or Thing

WELL KNOWN

(National/International)

Library Resources

OBSCURE

(Regional/Local)

Special Collections

  • People Files
  • Provenance/Donor Files (art museum)
  • OWU Histories, Newspapers, Yearbooks, Digital Collections
  • Special Collections Staff

 

Google/Google Scholar

  • Wikipedia
  • Digital collections
  • Museums
  • Artist's web site

PLACE

WELL KNOWN

(Area, State, National, International)

ALL SEARCH

  • Great for finding books and articles
  • Type in place and associated topic/issue/time period/movement for more specific results

Books & Media

  • Select SUBJECT from drop down menu
  • Type place name

*HINT: Try to stick to countries, states, well-known regions or cities.

 

OBSCURE

(Regional/Local)

Ohio Wesleyan History

  • Campus
  • Students, Faculty, Staff
  • Buildings
  • Publications

THING

  • Follow ALL SEARCH or BOOKS & MEDIA search for Place
  • Search broad category of item e.g. painting, letter or letter writing, pottery
  • Might have option for specifics: e.g. landscape painting, Native American pottery

TIME

  • For books, best to do subject search and see breakdown by time period or era
  • For ALL SEARCH or articles, remember this trick
    • 19th century OR nineteenth century