Featured Art Libraries

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Featured Art Library: Research Library at the Amon Carter Museum of American Art

Shortly after opening its doors in 1961, the Amon Carter Museum of American Art quickly oriented itself as an institution with a strong commitment to education and research, and the library was established as an integral part of carrying out those goals. Just as Amon G. Carter's (1879-1955) collection of Frederic Remington and Charles Russell’s art forms the basis of the museum’s art collection, his collection of books on the history and art of the western frontier provided the germination for the library’s collection. Over the years, this core collection grew in response to the art collecting, publication, and exhibition activities at the museum and expanded to focus more broadly on American art.

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Featured Art Library: New York Public Library Art & Architecture Collection

The New York Public Library's Art & Architecture Collection provides scholars, researchers and students with access to one of the leading public art-research facilities in the country.

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