The main periodical indices for art, art history, architecture, and design are available via the Art & Archaeology page of Princeton databases and some of the below also index book content:*
*NOTE: While all above index periodical articles, some also include monographs (i.e. books and catalogs), sales catalogs, festschriften, and other. For simultaneous searching: via EBSCO: select Art & Architecture Source, Art Index Retrospective, Art Magazine Collection Archives (Antiques, Art in America, ArtNews), Frick Art Reference..., Index to 19th Century American Art Periodicals and other important historical and general humanities databases to search simultaneously. Select CHOOSE DATABASES at the top of the screen to select more than one. Via ProQuest, it is possible to search simultaneously Art & Architecture Archive (digitized art magazines), Avery Index, ArtBibliographies Modern, International Bibliography of Art and Design and Applied Arts Index. Choose your databases at the very top left of the screen: "Change Databases." ProQuest allows you to select all Arts databases only, which makes it easy (click on "use selected databases" after selecting Arts), and then perform a search.
Once you have a citation for an article (e.g. author, title, name of journal, volume, year, page numbers):
There are many more databases available to you at