Art Abstracts™ is a comprehensive resource for art information featuring high-quality indexing and abstracting of over 600 periodicals dating back to 1984, including 280 peer-reviewed journals, as well as indexing and abstracting of over 13,000 art dissertations, and indexing of almost 200,000 art reproductions, which provide examples of styles and art movements, including works by emerging artists. The database covers fine, decorative and commercial art, folk art, photography, film, and architecture, and also includes a database-specific thesaurus.
A comprehensive annotated bibliography of black artists and art in the US, spanning nearly three centuries. Covers more than 8,000 African-American fine, vernacular, and craft artists, plus art historians, museum and gallery directors, and curators.
An online version of the catalog of objects from the ancient world (coins, textiles, pottery, sculpture, etc.) that are held by the University of Michigan's Kelsey Museum of Archaeology. It includes descriptions of over 98,000 objects and fine art photographs. The database is being expanded to include images of many of the artifacts.
Includes over 70,000 digitized images selected from the UM History of Art's collection of over 750,000 slides, photographs, and reproductions of works of art from all periods and places.
Around 16,000 high quality digital images of works in the collections of the University of Michigan Museum of Art (UMMA).
Indexes key international English-language arts publications, including periodicals, yearbooks, museum bulletins, competition & award notices, exhibition listings, film reviews, etc. Provides separate access to indexing from older years, 1929-1984. A unique resource, Art Index Retrospective helps users find contemporary criticism of art at the time of its debut, track the body of work of an artist or movement, find artists' interviews and other commentary, and much more.
Available through Web of Science, allows searching for articles that cite a known author or work, as well as searching by subject, author, journal, and author address. Indexes 1,100 of the world's leading arts and humanities journals.