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Biographies: Artists

A biography is a detailed description or account of someone's life and the times, which is told by a different author. In addition to impersonal facts, it also portrays the subject's experience of those events.

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  • Search your artist as a keyword using quotation marks:  "andy warhol"
  • To search your artist as a subject (books about him/her), start your search with su:last name, first name
  • To search for books written by your artist (his/her works), start your search with au:last name, first name
  • Use Advanced Search to combine search categories, as well as limit by date, format, etc.
  • To search other libraries, select Libraries Worldwide

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