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NSP: Why Art Matters

Strategies & tips for locating resources for your research project

Subject Headings & Keywords

Here are some suggestions to get you started with searching:

  • Art, philosophy (philosophy of art)
  • Art and philosophy (relationship between)
  • Philosophy
  • Art theory
  • Art criticism
  • Art, history

Specific to "Beauty in a New Environment":

  • Nature in art
  • Nature
  • Philosophy of nature
  • Public art

Searching for specific people:

  • Bosin, Blackbear, 1921-1980
  • Christo, 1935-
  • Echelman, Janet
  • Goldsworthy, Andy, 1956-

Searching for specific places: 

  • If you can't find a subject heading that is specific, such as Keeper of the Plains:
    • Public sculpture -- Kansas -- Wichita
      • Public sculpture, state, city