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BCdia: AAT Terms Used in the Database: Periods, Styles, Movements & Cultures

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Periods, styles, movements & cultures

Use these terms in simple searches, or as a "keyword" in an advanced search.

Parentheticals are for disambiguation purposes only; you need not include them as part of your search term.


Chronological Periods

Geographical Areas & Cultures

Styles, Movements & Concepts

Artists' Groups


Chronological Periods


Geographical Areas & Cultures

In addition to the following, you can also use the nationality of the creator (i.e., "American" or "Russian") as a subject search term.


Styles, Movements & Concepts


Artists' Groups



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AAT form/genre terms used in BCdia

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