Art History / Arts Policy and Management

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 collection is arranged by subject.
  • Search for books and journals in WorldCat, look for e-journals in the list of electronic journals.
  • For tips, theory and training regarding searching and using scholarly information, please check our LibGuides.
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Besides the selection for Art History, other selections are of relevance too: Antiquity, Medieval Studies, Renaissance. Arts Policy and Management has an own selection.

Specific topics for this collection:

  • Kunstliteratur
  • 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:

Besides our own collection, you can visit the specialised library of the Boekmanstichting.

Where to find the collection?

The collection is situated at the University Library City Center on the second floor of the Keizerstraat. Books in large formats ('fol.' in the catalogue) are kept in the study room on the ground floor of of the Keizerstraat. Many more books are in the depositories and can only be requested via WorldCat.

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