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Talk to Barb Prior, the Art Librarian, if you have questions about terminology, using evidence, or what is generally considered appropriate when writing about art.

This useful Citation LibGuide should answer  most citation questions. For art citations see the sources below. 

Writing & Citations: Art

The Writing Center

Librarian / Research Help

Photograph of Barbara Prior, the Art Librarian

Barb Prior (she/her)  Head, Clarence Ward Art Library
Top Floor, Venturi Art Building
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Supports classes across the College and Conservatory and those using the Allen Memorial Art Museum

Subject expert for: 
Art & architecture of East Asia, Africa, Latin America, Islam, the Ancient Mediterranean, the Western Middle Ages, the Renaissance & Baroque periods, and Global Art of the 20th c & 21st c.
Complete list of Barb's Research Guides

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