Welcome to Grove® Art Online

  • The foremost scholarly art encyclopedia, updated regularly and covering global art and architecture from prehistory to present day
  • Includes peer-reviewed articles contributed by nearly 7,000 scholars from around the world, accompanied by images, bibliographies, and links to additional resources

Learn more

Viceroyalty of New Granada

Viceroyalty of New Granada

In the 17th century, artistic production thrived in Santa Fe de Bogotá, the commercial hub of the Spanish Viceroyalty of New Granada and the birthplace of painter Gregorio Vázquez de Arce y Ceballos. With a workshop that included his brother, daughter, and son, he produced more than 500 paintings and drawings in his 40-year career. He became famous for his decoration of religious institutions, including the Sagrario Chapel in Bogotá.

Indigenism [Indigenismo]

Indigenism [Indigenismo]

In the 1920s and 1930s, indigenism emerged as an intellectual trend in the work of Latin American artists, with monumental paintings denouncing the political and economic exploitation of Native American populations. Ecuadorian artist Camilo Egas tied class-consciousness to images of Ecuador’s native inhabitants as a form of vanguard social activism.

In this update, Grove Art publishes 9 new articles, 12 emendations, and 3 article revisions

Dulwich Pink Gallery

Collection Guides

Join Oxford Art Online on a tour of unique art collections around the world! Written by experts and curators, our Collection Guides present the history and highlights of museums and galleries.

Image of the TEFAF

Grove Guide to the Art Market

Explore the new Grove Art subject guide on the art market, which brings together articles related to finance, art law, provenance, cultural heritage, collecting, connoisseurship, galleries, auction houses, and dealers.

Collection of art


UpdateGAO is an ongoing initiative to revise Grove’s articles in collaboration with their original authors, yielding updates to reflect recent developments and new scholarship. Have you contributed to Grove and want to update your article(s)? Let us know.

Christies employees taking phone bids at an auction

Latin American Art

Grove Art continues a major initiative to revise and expand Grove’s content on Latin American art and architecture. Led by Tom Cummins at Harvard University, this project includes scholarship on topics from the Pre-Columbian period to present day.