AHC 5123: Research Methods

Resources in Art History for graduate students.

Contemporary Criticism

Find contemporary criticism in newspapers detailing a particular art exhibition.
Consult online newspapers both current and historical.

Finding Interviews and Writings

Where to Look

  • Contemporary artists may have their own web site containing an artist's statement
  • Arts sections of newspapers announce exhibitions and often include interviews with the artist
  • Books contain interviews, writings, correspondence, etc.

Search Terms That Work

Using Library Quick Search or the Print Catalog, try these search terms, or substitute the name of a particular artist for the word "artists" below:

artists interviews
artists correspondence
artists statements
artists writings