Your assignment requires you to find three different types of information or content:
Each may be found in different types of sources and different databases.
Background information is found in reference sources like encyclopedias. RVCC has online "research starter" databases that will provide you with background info:
Critical discussions of an artist and their work can be found in a variety of types of resources:
The following RVCC Library resources are recommended for analytical and critical art research:
Locating high quality digital images with info about the original artwork that are licensed for use by others is harder than you think! The library database Artstor contains over 2.5 million images that have been rights-cleared for educational use.