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ART 230 Foundations in Digital Arts: Home

Introduces beginning concepts, materials, and techniques involved in creating digital art.


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Finding Articles

Useful Subject Heading

Radical Women: Latin American Art, 1960-1985

Part of Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA, this exhibition will reappraise the contribution of Latin American women artists and those of Latino and Chicano heritage in the United States to contemporary art. Visit the exhibition website:

The Hammer Museum is one of three public arts units of the School of Arts and Architiecture at UCLA.  

You can find helpful information about the exhibit and exhibiting artists by visiting this UCLA Library Guide.  If you see an interesting book listed, remember to look it up on Pepperdine's library catalog.  If Pepperdine does not own the book, you can obtain it using InterLibrary Loan or the Camino service - just look for the Request this item button.


Getting Started

Locate artists' works on the Internet using a search engine such as Google; or visit a site that collects information about works from over 180,000 artists:

Artsy, a resource for collection and education, aims to make all the world’s art accessible to anyone with an Internet connection.

ARTnews (available on Flipster) reports on the art, personalities, issues, trends and events shaping the international art world.

Established artists and art techniques can be found in  Grove Art Online.  Both the 'Guided Tour' and 'Tips for Users' (available from the Home page) provide useful information on searching Grove/Oxford Art Online.

Bibliographies located in books or at the end of journal articles can be very helpful.  To learn if Pepperdine has access to a particular journal, search for the name of the journal in the library catalog, or use the 'Journals & Periodicals' search feature on the Library's Web site.

Watch DVDs

Specialized Online Encyclopedias

Exhibition Catalogs in the Library

Use the subject headings below to discover exhibition catalogs:

  • [artist's name], eg. Rockburne, Dorothea | Yarde, Richard --
    Exhibitions | Criticism and Interpretation | Catalogs | Interviews
  • "Art, Modern -- 20th century | 21st century"

Subject Guide

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ARTstor Images for Your Presentation/Paper

 Rebecca Quaytman

Quaytman, Rebecca. The Sun (installation title) 2001 Paintings, Prints. Exhibited at Spencer Brownstone Gallery, Spring 2001 Image and original data provided by Larry Qualls. Available on ARTstor

The best place to find images for your presentation or paper is the database, ARTstor.  Log on to ARTstor, create a personal account and create an image group Then view information on how to Export to Power Point

You can search ARTstor by the name of an art work, by geography, by classification (for example, architecture), or by collection (for example, Beyond the Taj).  Use the Advanced Search to limit by date.

Helpful videos on using ARTstor can be found on UTube


Founded in 1902, ARTnews is the oldest and most widely circulated art magazine in the world

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