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ART 301: Researching Contemporary Art: Journal & Magazine Articles

Spring 2018


Art criticism and exhibition reviews often appear in local and national U.S. newspapers. For recent information on contemporary artists working today, you can search the big newspaper's websites directly:


You can also try one of the UK Libraries' subscription packages for access to newspaper content:

Scholarly articles

Scholars and critics write about contemporary art in scholarly journals and art magazines in addition to online sites and newspapers. The information in journal and magazines articles is often more detailed, more in-depth, and more centered on particular topics, so articles are rich sources for research papers on contemporary artists. You can find scholarly journal articles and art world magazine articles in the UK Libraries' subscription databases: