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Fine Art

Liaison Librarian

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Cory Laverty

This is a selective guide to research in Fine Art (Visual Art).  

Use the discovery tool Omni to search most of Queen's resources simultaneouslyTry the quick search guide or advanced Omni Search Tips for details. Omni enables direct borrowing using Get It from Ontario partner libraries and interlibrary loans is freely available for unlisted items.

Connect to the proxy server using your NetID and password for Library access off-campus.  

Queen's Outdoor Campus Art Tour. Queen’s Agnes Etherington Art Centre searchable art database. Read about the Agnes collection of 600 three-dimensional pieces of African art that originate from 19 West African countries.

Maman BY Louise Bourgeois

Louise Bourgeois, Maman, 1999 (cast 2003), sculpture, bronze, stainless steel, and marble, 927 x 891 x 1024 cm, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, ON. Photo courtesy of Lucinda Walls

Related Subject Guides

Library of Congress Fine Arts Classification

All "N" Fine Arts classification material is held in the Stauffer Library Art Collection on the 2nd floor, also some Q's. Other class numbers are integrated throughout Stauffer. Use LC classifications to browse art subjects in the physical stacks or by Call Number in an Advanced Search in Omni. Note Virtual Browse function at bottom of Omni screens.

N: Visual arts
NA: Architecture
NB: Sculpture
NC: Drawing. Design. Illustration
ND: Painting
NE: Print media. Printmaking and engraving
NK: Decorative arts. Applied arts. Decoration and ornament
NX: Arts in general (two or more of the fine arts media)
TR: Photography
BH: Aesthetics
QC: Pigments
QK: Botanical illustration