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Includes articles on every aspect of the visual arts from prehistory to the present -- on cultures and civilizations, major art movements (Neoclassicism), individual artists (Sir Joshua Reynolds), specific places (London, Art Life & Organization, 1769-1850; England, Painting and the Graphic Arts, 1620-1830, Portraiture and Subject Painting) , monuments, forms, materials and techniques, themes and subjects (Portraiture), organizations and institutions (London Royal Academy of Arts). Each article is supplemented by a bibliography of major primary and secondary sources and usually includes links to good quality illustrations available on the Internet.