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database: Artists of the World
database: Artists of the World

Artists of the World

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About this database

The database Artists of the World is the world’s most current, reliable, and extensive reference work on artists. It contains authoritative, up-to-date biographical information on more than 1.2 million artists – more than any other database in the world. It contains biographical information on artists and entries on communities of visual artists from all over the world and from all eras. It covers all genres of fine arts, painting, graphics, sculpture, architecture, photography, video, installation art, and much more.

Your Benefits

  • More than 1.2 million editorially reviewed entries on artists and artist groups
  • More than 500,000 detailed, signed biographical articles, with searchable full text
  • Various search and filter criteria for professional and scholarly search queries in a user-friendly interface
  • Information on places of activity and artists’ networks in the form of maps and lists
  • Unlimited number of simultaneous users per campus or institution

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Update Frequency

Regularly updated

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