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Survey of Contemporary Art - ARTS 185 - Ryan

Research Strategy

1) Be organized!

2) Start with,, and/or find the artist's/their major gallery websites. Find the artist's CV and mine the bibliographic resources on the site.

3) Check Library Search @ Principia (includes I-Share) (Request I-Share now if possible)

4) Check Journal Databases

5) Check news sources if needed.

6) Repeat as needed

Art Image Strategy

Prebuilt Artstor Collections -

1) Use the Advanced Search to search by creator or material or technique.

2) Use the date range to limit what time period you are looking for.

3) You can also use the classification limit for specific types of works.