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Art Research: African American Artists

Main Research Guide for Library Resources used in Art History, Studio Art, and Visual Studies
URL: http://guides.lib.uci.edu/art

Articles, reviews

Articles and Exhibition Reviews

Books

 

Questions to ask

What to look for about artists What to look for about arts administrators
  • What kind of work do they make?
  • What shows have they been in?
  • What museums, fairs, and galleries have shown their work?
  • What galleries represent them?
  • What do people say about their work?
  • What do the artists say about their work?
  • What comparisons do they make between the artist's work and others?
  • Where were they educated? Who were their main advisors?
  • What kind of institution do they work for now and in the past?
  • What makes that institution unique?
  • How does their work fit into that institution's context and greater goals?
  • Where were they educated? Who were their main advisors?
  • What kinds of shows have they worked on?
  • What makes their contributions to the field unique?
  • How do they position themselves in their professional work?
  • What are their objectives or goals in pursuing their work?

 

Researching Arts Administrators

Non-profit information

 

Museum trends