Resources for Scandinavian Art& Architecture By D. Vanessa Kam Assistant Art Librarian Stanford University Vanessa.firstname.lastname@example.org
Overview • Types of resources in Art and Architecture • How to search for resources • List of vendors & museum stores specializing in Scandinavian Art Henrik Plenge Jakobsen (Denmark) 1998 Installation View
Archival Collections Auction Catalogs Bibliographies Biographical Dictionaries Catalogue Raisonnés Conference Proceedings Dictionaries Encyclopedias Exhibition Catalogs Exhibition Records Festschrift Iconography Resources Gallery/Museum Listings Monographs Periodicals Periodical Indexes/Dbs Reproduction Indexes Internet Resources Surveys Types of Resources in Art & Architecture
How to find resources • Search in your library’s OPAC, RLIN, WorldCat, etc. • LC Subject Headings: • By artists’ name: Larsson, Annika • By country: Art—Norway, Art—Denmark, etc. • By region: Art—Scandinavian and its many subdivisions, e.g., 19th Century, 20th Century exhibitions, history, encyclopedias, etc.
How to find resources, continued • Search in online databases/dictionaries: • *ARTbibliographies Modern (for contemporary art) • *Art Abstracts • Art Index Retrospective • *Bibliography of the History of the Art • Arts and Humanities Citation Index (multidisciplinary) • Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals • *Grove Dictionary of Art
Multidisciplinary Databases • MLA (Modern Language Association) International Bibliography • Article First • Project Muse Young Girl Weaving, 1905 By Carl Larsson (Sweden)
Vendors/Scandinavian Art • Art Consulting Scandinavia: http://www.nordicartbooks.com. Books onfine arts, architecture, decorative arts, design, crafts, etc. • Scandivanian Connection: http://www.scandinavia-connection.co.uk. Official UK supplier of English-edition Scandinavian books about Scandinavian countries. • Konst-ig: http://www.konstig.se Scandinavia’s leading art bookseller. • Find that Art Book: http://www.khm.lu.se/biblio/findthat/index.html. A guide to art books and art video on the internet. More than 130 links to online antiquarians, art book stores, museum shops, and video distributors. Good resource for Scandinavia and other regions. Compiled by Mathias Jansson, librarian, Malmo Art Academy, Sweden.
Vendors, cont. • Centrum för Fotografi http://www.centrumforfotografi.com/liston/23802_2.lxml Swedish photography books in Swedish only. • World Art Group http://www.worldartgroup.com/home.htm Finnish art, architecture, archaeology books. • Exponera http://www.exponera.com/index.oois Swedish photography books. • Worldwide Artbooks http://www.worldwide-artbooks.com Although not specialists in Scandinavian art, Worldwide is an excellent source for exhibition catalogs and art trade books from around the world. • Trade Book Vendors. For a list of these, see the WESS Scandinavian Studies web site: “Book Trade, Publishers, etc. at http://www.lib.virginia.edu/wess/scand/nordpub.html
Museum Book Stores • Astrup Fearnley Museet for Moderne Kunst, Norway: http://www.af-moma.no/norsk/publikasjoner.html • Horsens Kunstmuseum, Denmark: http://www.horsenskunstmuseum.dk/Butikken1.htm • Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden: http://www.modernamuseet.se/framset.asp