Art and design
Finding information about art and artists
This guide has been developed to help you make the most of the print and electronic arts resources at our libraries.
- Classification of arts resources - by period, genre, nationality and gender
- Information on individual artists
- Tricky art terms
- Finding art images
- Art at Credo Reference
- A collection of reference books covering Art.
- Art and Architecture at Oxford Reference Online
- A collection of reference books covering Art and Architecture.
- Australian Art Sales Digest
- Art market information for Australian and New Zealand including auctions, market statistics and news.
- Carter’s Price Guide to Antiques
- Prices of antiquities, antiques, collectables, retro, vintage and 20th century design.
- Fine Arts and Music Collection
- Arts-related information from a wide selection of resources.
- Oxford Art Online
- Includes the online Grove Dictionary of Art and other key resources.
- Pricing tool for buyers, sellers, collectors, dealers and appraisers.
- Arts, music & antiques in the Source
Links provided in our Internet Gateway to art web sites and more specific resources offered by the Source.
Read our posts on art topics on our blog.
- Architecture links - architecture web sites and specific resources offered by the Source.
- Christchurch buildings and landmarks
Interviews and biographies.
- Uniquely Aotearoa - explore Māori skills and traditions
- Carver George Edwards
- Paula Rigby - Weaving art and lives together
- Māori weaving and fibre arts
- Dr Barker, early Christchurch photographer
- Steffano Webb 1880 - 1967
- Our digitised photograph collections