Finding information about other artists is crucial in visual arts, for many reasons including: inspiration, contextualisation of your own work and understanding of art movements.
Information might take a variety of forms including images of works, exhibition reviews, interviews or catalogue essays.
Possible sources for material on artists include:
Search in the catalogue for exhibitions and your artist e.g. "gerhard richter" exhibitions and limit to 'Format:Books'
An exhibition catalogue might contain:
Find more search tips on finding exhibition catalogues here.
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Many of these sources will be useful when searching for other artists.
If you're having difficulty finding information about an artist or examples of their works, a librarian might be able to help!
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Feel a particular artisit is underrepresented? Know of a great new book showcasing an artist's work? We'd be glad to consider ordering DVDs, books or exhibition catalogues for the collection