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Black Art

Guide to resources related to African-American and Black Diaspora art and artists c. 1800s to the present

Library Catalog

Starting with the library catalog is your best bet to determine what Princeton has across 8 campus libraries and online.

General searching tips. If you are searching for a known item, search by Keyword (can include title word, author name, and/or publisher name, etc.), or Title Starts with. If you are looking for an exhibition catalog from a particular museum, use the Advanced Search, enter the museum name as Author/Creator and enter a keyword of your choice.

Browsing by Subject

Select Subject (browse) in Library Catalog, and type in the following to find relevant content. You may also search for a specific artist this way: use LAST NAME FIRST NAME:

AFRICAN AMERICAN ART

AFRICAN AMERICAN ARTISTS (see sub-headings)

AFRICAN AMERICANS IN ART

CARIBBEAN AREA IN ART

FEDERAL ART PROJECT

HARLEM RENAISSANCE (see various sub-headings)

African-American art and African-Americans portrayed in art tends to fall under call numbers N6538.N5, and N8232 (can browse these numbers in the library catalog).

 

E-journals

One can see a list of ALL electronic journals at Princeton here or by doing a title search in the library catalog. Alternatively, one can browse journals more visually and by subject using Princeton's instance of BrowZine. BrowZine allows one to save favorite titles to a Bookshelf, receive alerts when a new issues is published, and retain selected articles.

Bibliographies