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Art Videos
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Art Videos
We have over 70 different films about art on VHS and DVD. The videos are biographies about the artists' life and art works! They are great for use in the classroom! Rent them from our library or bring the class in for a field trip!

There are several great Box Sets including:
  • Byzantium: The Lost Empire
  • The Dutch Masters
  • The English Masters
  • The Impressionist
  • The Post Impressionist
  • Romantics & Realist
  • and MORE!
And many single VHS and DVDs titles including:
  • A History of European Art
  • Hudson River School
  • Balthus
  • Bonnard
  • Chagall
  • Paul Delvaux
  • Seth Eastman
  • Fechin
  • Hogarth
  • Allan Houser
  • Frida Kahlo
  • Klimt
  • Man Ray
  • The Art of Mexico
  • The Group of Seven...
  • Portraits in Pastel
  • Mondrain
  • Egon Schiele
  • Seurat
  • and MORE!
We also have Reproduction Art for art education. We will rent our videos to teachers only for a fee of $5.
Other Library Reference Material
The following are not availalbe for check out, however, patrons may use our copier at $.05 per copy.

Auction Catalogues
  • Christie's
  • Christie's Pictorial Archive
      - British School
      - Dutch & Flemish School
      - Italian School
      - Painting & Graphic Arts
  • Bonhams
  • Sotheby's
  • Sotheby Parke Bernet Inc.
  • Mayer Art Price Index
  • Davenport's Art Reference & Price Guide
  • Hislop's Art Sales Index

Dictionaries & Encyclopedias
  • Kennikat Volumes: Cyclopedia of Painters & Painting
  • Hacker Volumes: The Development of the Italian Schools of Painting
  • Illustrated Biographical Encyclopedia of Artists of the American West
  • Bryan's Illustrated Dictionary of Painters & Engravers
  • Dictionary of British Artists
  • E. Benezit Dictionaries: Painters, Sculptors, Designers, & Engravers
  • Dictionary of Contemporary American Artists
  • Mallet Index of Artists
  • Directory of Texas Painters, Sculptors & Graphic Artists
  • Directory of San Antonio Artists
  • Directory of Oklahoma Artists
  • Thieme-Becker Kunstler Lexicon
  • Hans-Vollmer Kunstler Lexicon Des XX. Jahrhunderts
  • Cattell Who's Who in American Art
  • Falk Who Was Who in American Art

Vertical Files
  • Artists A-Z
  • Genres
  • American Schools

Museum Collections (Books)
There are over 400 books in our collection including:
  • International Museums
  • National Museums
  • Individual Collector Collections
  • The Directory of World Museums
  • The Official Museum Directory of the American Association of Museums (AAM)


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