Firestone, Evan R.. Animism and Shamanism in Twentieth-century Art: Kandinsky, Ernst, Pollock, Beuys. New York: Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2017.
Geczy, Adam. The Artificial Body in Fashion and Art: Marionettes, Models, and Mannequins. London ; New York, NY: Bloomsbury Academic, 2017.
Zbarskai͡a, Olʹga. Brainstorm!: Practice for Unrestricted Imagination and Original Thought. Santa Barbara, California: Praeger, 2017.
Kriebel, Sabine T., Andrés Mario Zervigón. Photography and Doubt. Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY: Routledge, 2017.
Terranova, Charissa N.,, Meredith Tromble. The Routledge Companion to Biology in Art and Architecture. New York, NY: Routledge, 2017.
Routledge Companion to Sounding Art (e-book)
Cobussen, Marcel et. al. New York, NY ; Abingdon, Oxon : Routledge, 2017
Zettl, Herbert. Sight, Sound, Motion: Applied Media Aesthetics. Eighth edition. Boston: Cengage Learning, 2017.
Life Magazine Archive. Cover to cover from 1926-2000.
Kanopy Streaming Service. Access to over 25,000 documentary and feature films on many subjects: arts, business, global studies, health, sciences, technical training, etc. For questions, contact Jeff Hinkelman.
Time Magazine Archive
Complete digital version of more than 77 years of the prominent weekly news magazine, dating back to its first issue in March 1923 through December 2000 in a comprehensive cover-to-cover format
Basic Art Reference
Encyclopedias, dictionaries, directories, art history surveys, major exhibition catalogs, timelines, art theory and criticism resource books and links.
Arts Library Visual Resources
Make this your first stop for finding high resolution subscription image databases at CMU such as ARTstor, AP Images and the Digital Image Database as well as carefully selected open access image collections..
A wide range of audio music and sound from the classics to sound effects, analog and digital.
Film and Video Collection
Search and access films and DVDs, Recreational DVDs and streaming video collections
Key Art Article Databases
Focus on art and architecture; combines article databases Art Full-Text, Art Index Retrospective and Art and Architecture Complete with increased access to full-text and interdisciplinary content. International coverage including some full-text books and images.
ARTbibliographies Modern 1974- (updated irregularly)
Citations and abstracts
Journal articles, exhibition catalogs, exhibition reviews, books, dissertations and essays in books or exhibition catalogs. Covers modern and contemporary art, art history, photography and design beginning with artists and movements in the late 19th century, and photography since it's invention in 1839.
Citations and abstracts
The(BHA/RILA) database contains citations and abstracts for European and American books, journal articles, conference proceedings, dissertations, exhibition catalogs and dealers' catalogs covering topics from late antiquity through the first decade of the 21st century. The database combines the records of BHA from 1990-2007 and records from The Repertoire de la litterature de l'art (RILA), one of the predecessors of BHA, covering publication years 1975-1989.
A publishing/curatorial platform and archive for contemporary art, culture and theory internationally. If you subscribe to the e-mail newsletter be ready to receive two or three messages a day announcing and describing international projects.
Digital Theatre Plus
Recent British theatre productions streamed in high definition; additional educational content.
Drama Online Globe on Screen
World-class performance at the Globe on streaming video.
Filmed concerts performed by today’s greatest names in classical music, archive movies, inspiring documentaries on performers and composers, educational programs, and master classes.
Met Opera on Demand
Unlimited access to more than 450 extraordinary Met performances.
High-quality films of full-length performances by current provocative artists working in dance, theater, music and other forms.
Dance in Video
Productions and documentaries with influential performers and companies of the 20th century. Includes ballet, tap, jazz, contemporary, experimental, improvisational dance, and forerunners of the forms and the pioneers of modern concert dance;
search, browse, cite or bookmark videos to the moment; make custom clips, annotate and share them.
Opera in Video
Performances captured on video through staged productions, interviews and documentaries; selections are based on a work’s importance to the operatic canon.
Theatre in Video
Definitive performances and documentaries with leading actors, playwrights and directors covering a wide range of 20th century theatre history. Includes contemporary revivals of classic works, television broadcasts of New York productions, experimental performances and more;search, browse and bookmark scenes, monologues, and staging examples to a link that can be shared.
World Newsreels Online
Full runs of many of the key international newsreels produced during the early twentieth century. Newsreels are in English, French and Japanese.
Special Topics Guides
Fall 2017 Course Research Guides
Archived Course Research Guides (not updated)
Online platform for critical writing and dialog related to arts issues in the Pittsburgh region including reviews, interviews, articles and discussion.
Scholarly articles and essays addressing global postmodern and post-colonial issues in contemporary art, media, architecture, visual culture, and critical theory. Including: art and politics in transitional countries and regions; post-socialism and neo-liberalism; the problem of global art and global art history and its methodologies.
Universes in Universe: Worlds of Art
Global art and events including a continually updated Calendar of Biennials and a vast array of current exhibitions.
World Wide Video Festival
A continuing platform for media arts including performance art. The actual festivals were held from 1982-2004. Under the heading "Archive" the website contains a year-by-year survey of each of the 22 festivals. A detailed index of the catalogs
produced is also included. Their extensive collection of tapes and installations is currently being cataloged and digitized.