Resources online and in print supporting and expanding on resoures related to course 60-206 Contemporary Visual Culture 1960-present.
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Intrigue! (Research is rarely ever well-achieved in a straight line)
Explore diverse resources to make the strongest case for the work of art you will be discussing in your final paper such as..
Primary materials (e.g. artists' writings)
Articles and reviews in journals and newspapers
Audio and/or visual resources
Dissertations and theses
Organizations (Archives/Libraries special collecitons; Museums, Galleries, Dia Art Foundation, etc.)
Try to find monographs or critical monographs on your artist
Search all pertinent journal databases for reviews and articles
Log your keyword strategies when searching databases to minimize search replication in:
Find high resolution images
Identify the source and analyze content for authority, objectivity, accuracy, currency, and breadth
Not sure what artist or art work you want to research?
Back issues of journals in print on the 3rd floor of Hunt.
Many journals are also accessible electronically via the library's Journal Search.
Mission: " advancing, realizing, and preserving the vision of artists." Commissions artist projects, organizes exhibitions, realizes site-specific installations, and collects in-depth the work of a focused group of artists of the 1960s and 1970s.
Guy Debord. La Societe du Spectacle. Paris: Buchet/Chastel 1967. Title page and end page of the first edition owned by philosopher Pierre Ansart. Source: Situationniste Blog; for Hunt Library's 1994 edition travel to HUNT STACKS-2 HM291 .D413 1994