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ARTH 352 / EAST 358 Feminism in Art and Art History

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  • Jennifer [dot] Garland [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Email) 514-398-4785
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Sources for Background Information

Encyclopedias and Dictionaries

  •  Oxford Art Online:
    Dictionary of Art
    Dictionary of American Art and Artists
  • Dictionary of Women Artists
    N8354 D53 1997 (Blackader-Lauterman Reference)
  • Dictionary of Women Artists: An International Dictionary of Women Artists Born Before 1900
    N43 P47 1985 (Blackader-Lauterman Reference)
  • Encyclopedia of Women in Religious Art
    N7793 W65A66 1996 (Blackader-Lauterman Reference)
  • Japanese Women Artists, 1600-1900
    N7353.5 F57 1988 (Blackader-Lauterman Reference)
  • The Society of Women Artists Exhibitors 1855-1996: a Dictionary of Artists
    N6796 S63 1996 (Blackader-Lauterman Reference)

Article Indexes and Databases

Indexes and Databases - Art History

  • Art Full Text (Wilson)
    Covers Art, Architecture, Housing and Urban Planning. Indexes (from 1984) and abstracts (from 1994) articles from periodicals published throughout the world. May cross-search with Art Index, Art Retrospective (1929-1984) and Art Image Gallery.
  • Canadian Women Artists History Initiative: Artist Database
    Bibliographic database of women artists who worked in Canada and who were born before 1925. Provides a brief biographical sketch, a bibliography of writings about the artist and, in cases where women artists have authored works, a separate bibliography of their writings.
  • Indexes and Databases - Women's Studies

  • Canadian Feminist Periodical Index, 1972-1985
    A single-volume index covering 15 Canadian feminist periodicals. Coverage from 1972-1985.
    Z6944 W6C35 (McLennan Library Reference)
  • Additional Resources:
    Women's Studies Subject Guide (McGill Library)

Selected Internet Sites

Other Resources

Images and Reproductions of Art Works


  • American Women Artists, Past and Present
    Z7963 A75T84 1984 (Ref)
  • Art and Architecture in Canada: a Bibliography
    Z5961 C3L47 1991 (Ref)
  • Bibliographic Guide: Art and Architecture
    Z5939 B53X (Ref)
  • Bibliography on Canadian Feminist Art
    Z7963 A75H3 1986 (Ref)
  • Chicorel Index to the Crafts
    Z6151 C45 1977 (Ref)
  • Feminist Art Criticism: an Annotated Bibliography
    Z5956 F44L36 1993 (Ref)
  • Feminist Research Methods: an Annotated Bibliography
    Z7963 F44M54 1991 (McLennan Library Reference)
  • Latin American Women Artists
    Z7963 A75P84 1996 (Ref)
  • Women Artists and Designers in Europe Since 1800
    Z7963 a75M33 1998 (Ref)
  • Women Artists: an Historical, Contemporary, and Feminist Bibliography
    Z7963 A75B22 1978 (Ref)
  • Women Artists in the U.S.: A Selective Bibliography and Resource Guide
    Z7963 A75W65 1990 (Ref)
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