Cambridge Information
Home About Us Special Offers Terms & Conds Search View Cart Checkout Contact Us

Online Catalogue |  Arts

Arts

"(Abstract art is) a product of the untalented, sold by the unprincipled to the utterly bewildered", Al Capp
Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Publisher: Oxford University Press

This product is regularly updated with new releases three times per year.

- Clear and concise entries with many containing auction records, museum holdings, and bibliographies
- Expansive coverage of obscure artists
- Images of artists' signatures, monograms, and stamps
- Simultaneous searching of the Benezit Dictionary of Artists Online and Grove Art Online if a subscriber to both resources
- Regularly updated with new and revised entries

Oxford Art Online is the home of the Benezit Dictionary of Artists Online, the landmark European reference work in Art History. A biographical dictionary of painters, sculptors, draughtsmen, and engravers with over 170,000 entries.

The Encyclopedia of Aesthetics, The Oxford Companion to Western Art and Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms are included as part of a subscription to the Benezit Dictionary of Artists Online providing a quick introduction to complex terms and concepts.

Readership: An essential resource for scholars, librarians, museum curators, art dealers, and collectors

FREE TRIAL: this database is available on 30 day FREE TRIAL, simply click on the Free Trial option below and ensure you include your email address on the order form.

IP Address access only.

Format: Online
Key stage: 3, 4+
Age range: 11-16+

Ref: BEN-992062-00 Benezit Dictionary of Artists : Schools Annual Subscription - Unlimited User Access Price: 200.00
(Excluding VAT at 20%)
Ref: BEN-992062-01 Benezit Dictionary of Artists : FE, HE & Public Libraries - Annual Subscription pricing available on request
Ref: BEN-992062-02 Benezit Dictionary of Artists : 30 day FREE TRIAL
Grove Art Online (Oxford Art Online)

Grove Art Online (Oxford Art Online)

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Brings critically acclaimed text of Grove Dictionary of Art to the Internet. Features: Regular updates to existing database of 41,000 articles; 3 fast accurate ways to search 26 million word database; Access to 22,000+ researched web links; Free access to Bridgeman Art Library image database.

Essential source of art information; indispensable for researchers, students, professionals.

IP Address access only.

Prices increase on 1st April each year. 34 Volume Print Edition also available, either cloth or leather bound.

FREE TRIAL: this database is available on 30 day FREE TRIAL, simply click on the Free Trial option below and ensure you include your email address on the order form.

Format: Online
Key stage: 3, 4+
Age range: 11-16+

Ref: GRO-990336-00 Grove Art Online (Oxford Art Online) : Schools Annual Subscription - Unlimited User Access Price: 320.00
(Excluding VAT at 20%)
Ref: GRO-990336-01 Grove Art Online (Oxford Art Online) : FE, HE & Public Libraries - Annual Subscription pricing available on request
Ref: GRO-990336-02 Grove Art Online (Oxford Art Online) : 30 day FREE TRIAL
National Gallery DVD

National Gallery DVD

Publisher: 4 Learning / Espresso Education

Features 13 x 5-minute programmes. Curriculum Connections: Visual perception, literacy and understanding; Appreciation of the richness of our European cultural heritage. Each programme features themed groups of some of the finest works in London’s National Gallery, ideal for illustrating key learning points and breaking up lessons.

1. Madonnas and Goddesses: Venus and Mars, Sandro Botticelli. 2. Mothers and Sons: Cupid Complaining to Venus, Lucas Cranach, and The Adoration of the Kings, Jan Gossaert. 3. Portrait of a Couple: Mr and Mrs Andrews, Thomas Gainsborough. 4. Important People: The Ambassadors, Hans Holbein. 5. Myself and Others: The Arnolfini Portrait, Jan van Eyck, and Self Portrait at the age of 63, Rembrandt. 6. Perspective I: Coronation of the Virgin, Jacopo di Clione, and The Annunciation, Carlo Crivelli. 7. Perspective II: Landscape, Peter Paul Rubens, The Avenue, Middelharnis, Meindert Hobbema, and Rain, Steam and Speed, JMW Turner. 8. Ordinary Lives: Calais Pier, JMW Turner. 9. That’s Entertainment: An Experiment on a Bird in the Air Pump, Joseph Wright, and A Winter Scene, Hendrik Avercamp. 10. Everyday Life: Bathers at Asnières, Georges-Pierre Seurat. 11. Blood and Gore: Perseus Turning Phineas and His Followers Into Stone, Luca Giordano. 12. Off With Her Head: Execution of Lady Jane Grey, Paul Delaroche. 13. Love Story: Bacchus and Ariadne, Titian.

How can the - National Gallery DVD - enhance my lessons? Each programme is only 5 minutes in length, ideal for lesson introductions to a painter, technique or specific painting and the perfect length for keeping students’ attention. Offers greater flexibility and control, making it easy to incorporate into your lessons. Can be used with DVD players, on computers with DVD-Rom drives and is ideal for use on interactive whiteboards. It is fully searchable, allowing you to go straight to what you need - saving you time planning lessons and enabling you to spend more time overseeing other areas of work. Interactive Whiteboard compatible. Published 2004.

FREE PREVIEW: this DVD is available on 14 day FREE PREVIEW, simply click the option below - an invoice will be issued for any items retained after this time.

Format: DVD Video
Key stage: 4+
Age range: 14-19

Ref: NAT-991930-00 National Gallery DVD - Order Price: 30.00
(Excluding VAT at 20%)
Ref: NAT-991930-01 National Gallery DVD - FREE PREVIEW
Talking Art DVD

Talking Art DVD

Publisher: 4 Learning / Espresso Education

Series of artists talking about what they do and why. Each film features three prominent artists speaking in an accessible way about an aspect of their work that they have in common.

1. Art and Architecture: Anish Kapoor , Martin Creed, Richard Wilson.
2. Art and the Earth: Boyle Family, Mona Hatoum, Dalziel and Scullion.
3. Art and the Moving Image: Graham Gussin, Dalziel & Scullion, Sam Taylor-Wood.
4. Art in Public: Mark Wallinger, Rachel Whiteread, Anish Kapoor.
5. The Art of Drawing: Tracey Emin, Liliane Lijn, Karl Weschke.
6. Big Art: Antony Gormley, Richard Wilson, Mona Hatoum.
7. In the Studio: Gilbert and George, Tony Cragg, Malcolm Morley.
8. Me and Art: Sam Taylor-Wood, Marc Quinn, Tracey Emin.
9. The Old and the New: Howard Hodgkin, Yinka Shonibare, Gavin Turk.
10. Painting is Alive and Well: Chris Ofili, Lisa Milroy, Howard Hodgkin.
11. Painting People: Lisa Milroy, Julian Opie, Gary Hume.
12. Performing Art : Graham Gussin, Stuart Brisley.
13. Simply the Best: Martin Creed, Gary Hume, William Turnbull.

How can the - Talking Art DVD - enhance my lessons? This is a very comprehensive resource, covering the work of over 40 artists all on just one DVD saving you time sourcing and preparing different resources. Can be used on DVD players, computers with DVD drives. Ideal for use on interactive whiteboards. Saves time planning lessons, enabling you to spend more time overseeing other areas of work. Curriculum Connections: Exploring the visual arts; Using materials, techniques, skills and media; Expressing feelings, ideas, thoughts and solutions. Interactive Whiteboard compatible. Published 2006.

FREE PREVIEW: this DVD is available on 14 day FREE PREVIEW, simply click the option below - an invoice will be issued for any items retained after this time.

Format: DVD Video
Key stage: 4
Age range: 14-19

Ref: TAL-991929-00 Talking Art DVD - Order Price: 35.00
(Excluding VAT at 20%)
Ref: TAL-991929-01 Talking Art DVD - FREE PREVIEW
Tate Modern DVD

Tate Modern DVD

Publisher: 4 Learning / Espresso Education

15 x 5-minute programmes. Curriculum Connections: Appreciation and understanding of modern art, Symbolisation in art, How artists interpret reality, Different themes and ideas within art. Programmes are only 5 minutes in length and are ideal for lesson introductions to a painter, technique or specific painting, and the perfect length for keeping students’ attention.

1. Distortion: Auguste Rodin, Umberto Boccioni, Pablo Picasso.
2. Abstract Art: Wassily Kandinsky, Jackson Pollock.
3. Still Life: Sir William Nicholson, Paul Cezanne.
4. Objects in Odd Places: Marcel Duchamp, Michael Craig-Martin, Rebecca Horn.
5. Different Dimensions: Carl Andre, Cornelia Parker.
6. Pharmacy: Damien Hirst.
7. Abstracting Landscape: Piet Mondrian.
8. Sculpture From Nature: Constantin Brancusi, Dame Barbara Hepworth, Joseph Beuys.
9. Outside In: Richard Long.
10. First World War: William Orpen, Henri Gaudier-Brzeska, Max Beckman.
11. Second World War: Salvador Dali, Francis Bacon.
12. The Effects of War: Jean Fautrier, Alberto Giacometti, Hannah Collins.
13. Beautiful People?: Lucian Freud, Arman, John Coplans.
14. A Different Point of View: Sonia Boyce, Sarah Lucas, Nan Goldin.
15. Myself and Others: Louise Bourgeois, Annette Messager.

How can the Tate Modern DVD enhance my lessons? Enhances students’ visual perception, literacy and understanding of art though giving them access to the world’s most famous gallery of modern art. DVDs offer greater flexibility and control, making them easy to incorporate into your lessons. Can be used with DVD, on computers with DVD-Rom drives and are ideal for use on interactive whiteboards. The DVD is fully searchable, allowing you to go straight to what you need without cueing, saving you time planning lessons and enabling you to spend more time overseeing other areas of work. Interactive Whiteboard compatible. Published 2004.

FREE PREVIEW: this DVD is available on 14 day FREE PREVIEW, simply click the option below - an invoice will be issued for any items retained after this time.

Format: DVD Video
Key stage: 4
Age range: 14-19

Ref: TAT-991931-00 Tate Modern DVD - Order Price: 30.00
(Excluding VAT at 20%)
Ref: TAT-991931-01 Tate Modern DVD - FREE PREVIEW
Very Short Introductions

Very Short Introductions

Publisher: Oxford University Press

The perfect way to get ahead in a new subject quickly ... Launched by Oxford University Press
in 1995, Very Short Introductions offer concise introductions to a diverse range of subject areas from Climate to Consciousness, Game Theory to Ancient Warfare, Economics to Documentary Film - now available Online. All titles provide intelligent and serious introductions, written by experts in the field who combine facts, analysis, new ideas, and enthusiasm to make challenging topics highly readable. Brilliant. Sharp. Inspiring. Over 370 Very Short Introductions are now available as an online resource offering scholars and students OUP's premier publishing series in an easily discoverable, fully cross searchable, and highly accessible format. Titles can now be found directly alongside reference, biography, bibliography,monograph, dictionary, scholarly, and journal content, making them a more integrated and accessible part of digital research journeys than ever before. Inspiring services for Librarians. Very Short Introductions cover the following subject areas:

- Arts & Humanities including: History, Literature, Philosopy, Religion, Music
- Science & Mathematics including: Physics, Psychology
- Social Science including: Politics
- Law
- Medicine & Health

Brilliant benefits for all kinds of users. Whether you are a researcher, lecturer, student, or just avidly curious, Very Short Introductions allow you to discover a new topic or subject through an intelligent and serious introduction written by authors who are experts in their field. Regularly updated with the newest titles, this online resource can benefit your work and research. Includes Reading Guides and Videos.

Benefits for students: Consider study options, embark on a new module, topic, or essay, or revise a particular topic or subject. Use comprehensive interlinking with other Oxford online resources, enhancing journeys from
introductory material to advanced content. Remotely access the resource from anywhere and at any time-read and research on-the-go.

Contact us for the full title list - titles are added monthly.

Bundle deals also available on whole range of Oxford Schools Online titles - please contact us for details. Prices increase on 1st April each year. Annual subscriptions provide unlimited user access throughout the school. IP Address access only.

FREE TRIAL: this database is available on 30 day FREE TRIAL, simply click on the Free Trial option below and ensure you include your email address on the order form, together with subjects required for trial.

Format: Online
Key stage: 3, 4
Age range: 11-16+

Ref: VSI-992060-00 Very Short Introductions : Arts & Humanities - All titles (275) Price: 612.00
(Excluding VAT at 20%)
Ref: VSI-992060-01 Very Short Introductions : Arts & Humanities - History (76 titles) Price: 180.00
(Excluding VAT at 20%)
Ref: VSI-992060-02 Very Short Introductions : Arts & Humanities - Literature (33 titles) Price: 105.00
(Excluding VAT at 20%)
Ref: VSI-992060-03 Very Short Introductions : Arts & Humanities - Philosophy (55 titles) Price: 180.00
(Excluding VAT at 20%)
Ref: VSI-992060-04 Very Short Introductions : Arts & Humanities - Religion (57 titles) Price: 180.00
(Excluding VAT at 20%)
Ref: VSI-992060-05 Very Short Introductions : Science & Mathematics - All titles (123 titles) Price: 240.00
(Excluding VAT at 20%)
Ref: VSI-992060-06 Very Short Introductions : Science & Mathematics - Physics (23 titles) Price: 105.00
(Excluding VAT at 20%)
Ref: VSI-992060-07 Very Short Introductions : Science & Mathematics - Psychology (20 titles) Price: 105.00
(Excluding VAT at 20%)
Ref: VSI-992060-08 Very Short Introductions : Social Sciences - All titles (87 titles) Price: 240.00
(Excluding VAT at 20%)
Ref: VSI-992060-09 Very Short Introductions : Social Sciences - Politics (37 titles) Price: 150.00
(Excluding VAT at 20%)
Ref: VSI-992060-10 Very Short Introductions : Law - All titles (10 titles) Price: 105.00
(Excluding VAT at 20%)
Ref: VSI-992060-11 Very Short Introductions : Medicine & Health - All titles (17 titles) Price: 105.00
(Excluding VAT at 20%)
Ref: VSI-992060-12 Very Short Introductions : Complete - All titles (512 titles) Price: 1,172.00
(Excluding VAT at 20%)
Ref: VSI-992060-13 Very Short Introductions : 30 day FREE TRIAL

Online Catalogue |  Arts

 
 
© Cambridge Information Ltd. Combs Tannery, Stowmarket, Suffolk IP14 2EN Tel: 01449 774 658 Email: sales@caminfo.co.uk