Accession Number: 026.2010
BACKGROUND: ONLINE ENCYCLOPEDIAS, MUSEUM WEBSITES, AND BOOKS....biographies of artists, facts, short essays in encyclopedias on art styles, general chronologies of art in its time,
EXHIBITS/EVIDENCE: BOOKS, JOURNALS, IMAGES, NEWSPAPERS, ARCHIVAL....autobiographies, artist writings, other artworks, sketches, reviews of the artist or exhibitions in news papers and art journals, letters, museum websites for images.
RELEVANCE TO A LARGER CONTEXT: BOOKS... on style; cultural, social, historical milieu, surveys of the medium or genre (e.g. American modernist sculpture ), content-topical context, issues relating to identity (race, gender, ethnicity, age, nationality)
ARGUMENT: JOURNALS OR BOOKS.. analysis and criticism, secondary sources that synthesize background, evidence, and context to support a claim or thesis.