Covers western art from late antiquity (4th century A.D.) to 2007. Coverage of contemporary art includes critical and theoretical publications. BHA covers not only the fine arts (architecture, sculpture, painting, drawing and prints), but decorative and applied arts, industrial design, popular and folk art, photography, new media and the performing arts as well as material culture of interest to art historians. Over 2500 journals are indexed, as well as conference reports, dissertations, books, exhibition catalogues, obituaries, art dealer catalogues and microforms.
For material published after 2007, see the International Bibliography of Art (IBA).
Keywords: Jewish Studies, Anthropology & Archaeology, Landscape Architecture, Architecture, City & Regional Planning, Classical Studies, Comparative Literature & Literary Theory, Popular Culture, Religious Studies, Folklore & Folklife, Studio Art, Historic Preservation, Theatre Arts, History & Sociology of Science, History of Art,
Bibliography of the History of Art (BHA) and Répertoire de la litterature de l'art (RILA) can be searched together.