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ART 1900: Systems and Transformations: Art Journal Articles

A research guide for students in ART 1900: Systems and Transformations Foundations capstone course. Principal Lecturer Rachel Black

Selected Books

Find Contemporary Art Journal Articles

Databases for Journal Articles on Contemporary Art and Artists

Search the databases below for journal articles on contemporary art, artists and their work.

*If accessing off campus, you will be asked for your EUID and EUID password. *If you do not find the full-text of your journal article at the top level in your search results, be sure to click the link "Find Full Text" to be led to more possible sources for the online full-text of the article you need.

Many contemporary artists do not yet have books or exhibition catalogs published about them; therefore, the best information can usually be found in journals.

Search examples (Names): Viola, Bill; Sherman, Cindy; Whiteread, Rachel; Smith, Kiki.
Other keyword search examples: Postmodern and Art, Postmodern and Art and Criticism, Art and "20th Century", "Conceptual Art", "Feminist Theory" and Art, "Computer Art", Reconstruction and Art and Theory.

Art Journals at the Willis Library or Online

Contemporary Art Journals (Selected)


The UNT Libraries subscribe to hundreds of art journals. The sampling listed below are the most important journals in the contemporary art world. 

These art journals are in paper format and online. The paper journals are located on the 3rd floor of the Willis Library and the online versions can be accessed by clicking the links below and clicking the green FIND IT button, or by searching the title of the journal in the UNT Library Catalog
*If accessing off campus, you will be asked for  your EUID and EUID password.

Art in America
Artforum International
FlashArt International
NY Arts

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