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ARTH 251 Art in the City (Barcelona)

Useful resources for your study of art in Barcelona

Museums in Barcelona

Online Books

Use the library catalog to locate e-book city guides that will include information on museums and outstanding architecture

Finding Articles

These online sources are good places to locate scholarly journal articles.  You can also locate magazine articles, including reviews of exhibitions.

ARTstor Images

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Larry Bell, American, 1939-. 1961. Untitled. Place: Norton Simon Museum of Art at Pasadena, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Kantor. https://library.artstor.org/asset/AWSS35953_35953_41381509.

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 Helpful videos on using ARTstor can be found on YouTube


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

Course Description

Art in the City introduces students to the visual arts within the context of a given setting. Through this course, students will gain a deeper understanding of the art that they are exposed to while studying and living in one of our Pepperdine campuses worldwide. Students will learn to analyze paintings, drawings, sculpture, and architecture that they encounter in visits to museums, architectural monuments, art galleries, and on walking tours.