Art Abstracts

Also known as: Art Index

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Index to scholarly journal articles on art and related disciplines. Emphasis is on Western art.

Summary:   Index, with abstracts, to articles from more than 480 journals, yearbooks and museum bulletins published in English, French, Italian, German, Japanese, Spanish, Dutch and Swedish.

Content Coverage:   Feature articles, reproductions of works of art, exhibition listings, notices of competitions and awards, conference reports, anthologies (from journals), book/film/artistic works reviews, interviews, bibliographies, editorials and letters to the editor (if deemed to be of "reference value").

Subject Coverage:   Advertising, art, antiques, archaeology, architecture & architectural history, art & art history, city planning, computer applications, computer graphics, crafts, film, folk art, glassware, graphic arts, industrial design, interior design, jewelry, landscape architecture, museology, painting, performance art, photography, pottery, sculpture, television, textiles, video, woodwork.

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Print Holdings

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Date Coverage

  • 1984 - present<br />For 1907-1984 coverage see: <a href="/research/databases/record/3181">Art Index Retrospective</a>

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