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Art Appreciation: Books and Internet Resources

RESOURCES available through the GPTC LIbrary

More books can be found by searching the library catalog, Primo. Use these search terms and enter them in the box below: art history, art appreciation, value of art, themes in art. For information about the books below, place the cursor over the book title.

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Full-text e-books and chapters are available through GPTC databases. Below is a sample of e-books you can read online. To read a book, click on the title.

Internet Resources


Google Arts and Culture--Museum Tours

Choose from over 2,000 museums around the world and virtually view their phenomenal artworks.

Google Arts and Culture- Artists

Virtually view over 100,000 artworks, arranged by artist. Also included with some artworks are stories, essays, and related artists and art movements to explore and enjoy.

The British Museum

This iconic museum located in the heart of London allows virtual visitors to tour the Great Court and discover the ancient Rosetta Stone and Egyptian mummies.


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