This collection contains publications about Art History and Arts Policy and Management, and is available in printed and digital format. The focus lies on the Western Art History, from the Middle Ages until now.
How to search the collection?
The printed collection is arranged by subject (pdf).
Specific topics for this collection:
• art theory; methods and history of the Art History
• iconology / emblems studies
• Nachleben (influence of the Antique on the later Western Art)
• patronage and collecting in the Netherlands
• reception of Dutch Art
The studies on Arts Policy and Management include all art forms. You will find relevant literature in different collections:
- Humanities (University Library City Centre): General Humanities, Musicology, Theater, Film en Television Studies, Literary Studies, Language collections
- Organisational aspects (University Library City Centre): Economics and Public Administration
- Social aspects (University Library Uithof): Social Science
Besides our own collection, you can visit the specialised library of the Boekmanstichting.
The search engines include dictionaries, bibliographies, collections of e-books and primary texts. Most of the search engines are accessible with your Solis ID.
Besides the selection for Art History, other selections are of relevance too: Antiquity, Medieval Studies, Renaissance. Arts Policy and Management has an own selection.
Tips, theory and training
For tips, theory and training for searching and using scholarly information, please do check our LibGuides.
Where to find the printed materials?
The collection on open shelves is situated at the University Library City Center on the second floor of wing D. Books in large formats ('fol.' in the catalogue) are kept in the study room on the ground floor of wing D. Many more books are in the depositories and can only be requested via the catalogue.
Please submit this form if you have any purchase suggestions.
Who is responsible for the collection?
- Collection Art History / Arts Policy and Management: Rogier Schumacher.