Use subject encyclopedias, such as the ones listed below, to help you get the "big picture" on your topic.
Oxford Art Online is one of the BEST and most comprehensive art encyclopedias available.
This book is the "gold standard" for studying and identifying American buildings.
Welcome to the Libraries' Class Guide for HIST 3150 : Popular Art and Architecture in America. This guide includes information resources to help you find books, journal articles, primary documents, and how to cite your sources in your paper. You can also use it to learn about the differences between popular and scholarly journals, and how to evaluate Web sites.
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Completed in 1931, the Art Deco styled Empire State Building, located at the intersection of Fifth Avenue and West 34th Street, was the tallest building in the world from 1931 until 1972. It has been featured in countless films, advertising, commercials, and photographs throughout its existence.
(Attributed to Empire State Building; Wikimedia Commons)
For more in-depth information about ART resources, you may want to visit the WMU Libraries' Art Subject Guide.