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Art History: Search for an Article

Databases: Art History & Visual Culture

Below are some of the databases that we highly recommend for art historical research.

For the comprehensive list, go to A-Z Databases.

Number 12A, 1948: Yellow, Gray, Black by Jackson Pollock, 1948

Select Periodicals

The Library subscribes to numerous print and electronic periodicals; back issues may be checked out from the Library. Here is a partial list appropriate to Art History:

African Arts

​Art Bulletin
Art Journal
Art Newspaper
Art Papers Magazine
Artforum International
Critical Inquiry

International Review of African American Art 

​Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism
Journal of Design History

National Museum of Women in the Arts Membership

Public Art Dialogue
​Public Culture
Tribal Art

Flipster provides digital access to a selection of the Library's print periodicals, including ArtForum International, Art in America, Art Newspaper, and many more. Both mobile and computer friendly, users can read current and (limited) past issues.

College for Creative Studies website