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ART 111: New Art for a New China: Reference and Books

This guide contains library and other resources for research prints in the Fall '23 Kruizenga exhibit.

Getting Started

The KAM staff have provided a great set of reference exhibition catalogs within the exhibition. You can do great research on your print sitting on those couches and consulting the entries and thematic essays in these volumes about Chinese printmaking. Reminder that these may not leave the museum and the KAM has limited hours: Tuesday-Saturday, 10am-4pm

image of catalogs in the KAM

Next Step Library Research

Based on the information you see visually and in the gallery label, consider what additional angles of research would better help you understand the elements of your print. You could keyword search these in Primo or browse additional titles in the following subject areas:

Library Reserves

The following for books are available for 4-hour checkout as additional resources specific to Chinese Printmaking and art symbolism. Ask for these at the library Circulation Desk

Art Reference

History and Culture Reference

eReference Databases

Try searching these broader tools for easy access to more authoritative content on a variety of topics. These will be particularly helpful if you have a more specific term or individual that you would like to learn more about.

credo reference

gale virtual reference library