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Under "N" the books are organized by medium.
N - General books and
comprehensive books on Art History.
NA - Architecture
NB - Sculpture
NC - Drawing and Commercial Design
ND - Painting
NE - Prints & Engraving
Under each medium, the books are in chronological order by the period of Art History that the book is about.
All books about a particular artist are grouped together. For example, the Van Gogh is under ND 653 G7. There you will find books of his paintings, autobiographical and biographical books, exhibition catalogs, and criticisms.
Photography is classed in the Technology section, rather than the Arts. Photographers and photography can be found in the TR section on the second floor, near the bound journals.
When artists have worked in more than one medium, the book is placed with the predominant medium the artist is known for.
"Oversize" are books that are larger or wider than most books. Look here for exhibition catalogs and "coffee table" books.
In the Library of Congress classification scheme for books, books on technologies are in the T section.
TR - Photography
TT - Crafts, such as textiles, wood, glass, and lettering..
The beginning of the Z section includes the history of books, typography, and publishing
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