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ART 365 - Researching Contemporary Art History, Theory and Practice: Browsing Collection

Browsing Current Art Periodicals

Interested in browsing for ideas in current print art periodical (periodical = journals, magazines, and newspapers that come out regularly containing a group of articles).  There are a few of these available on the shelves in DePree, but the library has even more!  Here's where you can find them on the 1st floor:

image showing location of art magazines in the library

What will you Find?

Here are the art titles you'll find in the browsing collection:

american craft

American Craft - Dedicated to contemporary craft.  Also available online through the library, and older content on their website.

cover image of apollo magazine

Apollo - Aimed at art collectors this has a lot of older art, but also includes some articles on Contemporary artists. Also available digitally through the library.

artforum cover

Artforum - International contemporary art.  Digital available through the library

artnews cover

ARTnews -  Articles on contemporary artists and current exhibits.

art in america cover

Art in America - Focuses on the contemporary United States art scene. 

bomb magazine cover

Bomb - Interdisciplinary arts magazine.  Available electronically through the library

parkett cover

Parkett - A collaborative journal in which artists create works specifically for Parkett.   Also, includes analytical and critical essays about artists and artistic themes. 

sculpture cover

Sculpture - Magazine focusing on contemporary sculpture.  Only available electronically through the library.

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Aperture - Interviews, essays and critical writings about contemporary photography.  Located on the lower level of Van Wylen at TR1.A64 and online.


Research and Instruction Librarian, Visual and Performing Arts Liaison