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An art history research guide to assist students in finding credible sources, and creating an annotated bibliography. Topics include Women in Art from the Renaissance through Modern-Contemporary, and art in anthropology.

FEMALE PORTRAITS IN WESTERN ART

IMPRESSIONISM: FAMILY REUNION

Oil on canvas by Frederic Bazille, 1867.  Current repository: Musee d'Orsay (Paris, France).

 

Family Reunion

RES: Anthropology and Aesthetics

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Anthropology and comparative aesthetics journal on the study of cult and belief objects, and objects of art.

CREATING AN ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY

ART HISTORY BOOKS, ARTICLES AND VIDEOS

SHAMANISM, ART AND ANTHROPOLOGY

SHAMANISM:The primitive religion of the Ural-Altaic peoples of Siberia, in which all the good and evil of life are thought to be brought about by spirits who can be influenced only by shamans...; hence applied to similar religions, esp. of North-West American Indians. Also the beliefs, rituals, techniques, etc., associated with a shaman, the general pattern of which is found almost universally in primitive cultures at the food-gathering stage of social development. (From the SXU Library database Oxford English Dictionary.)

Shamanism : an expanded view of reality                

MUSEUMS AND GALLERIES

ART INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO (See link above for access.)

Photo of lion sculpture at Art Institute. (Sculpture by Edward Kemey.)

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