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Art/Art History: Writing & Citing

Art and Art History

Ligon etching

Untitled: Four Etchings ,1992

Glenn Ligon (American, 1946)
Portfolio 4 etchings,edition 7/45

Metropolitan Museum of Art


Chicago is the citation style most often required in art history.  These tools will help you learn how to use Chicago style correctly.

Citation Creation Tools

Many databases will format citations for you according to standard styles. Look for links like this in your database results:

Cite 1

In addition, you can use these tools to create citations in APA, Chicago, or MLA Style: 

Citation Management Programs

Use these programs for large research projects to help you save, sort, and format citations