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Dissertations and Theses Global
Dissertations and theses from around the world, from 1861 to the present, with full text for most added since 1997.
Dissertations and Theses @ Carnegie Mellon
Afterall: A Journal of Art, Context and Enquiry
In depth analysis of contemporary art related to society, politics and philosophy.
Artforum / Artforum International
Contemporary art magazine containing essays and reviews by noted critics and artists.
Looking Critically: 21 Years of Artforum Magazine covers it long-standing history.
Art Bulletin and Art Journal
Peer reviewed articles on the visual arts. Published by the College Art Association (CAA).
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.
Independent critical voice covering contemporary art and culture
C: International Contemporary Art (Canada)
Conceptual art, literature and essays.
Interdisciplinary peer-reviewed journal on critical thought in the arts and humanities.
A publishing/curatorial platform and archive for contemporary art, culture and theory internationally. If you subscribe to the e-mail be ready to receive two or three messages a day announcing and describing international projects.
A platform for theoretical and critical texts, interviews, reviews, projects, and experiments that engage with contemporary conversations surrounding emerging media in the arts; produced by faculty, graduate students, and undergraduates from UCLA’s department of Design Media Arts as well as faculty from the School of Art at Carnegie Mellon University.
Frieze: Contemporary Art and Culture (London)
In German. In depth articles on contemporary art
Leonardo and Leonardo Music Journal
Leading peer reviewed journals on the use of contemporary science and technology in the arts and music.
Published by the Society for the Arts Sciences and Technology (ISAST)
Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin
Articles on acquisitions and collections of the MMA
Modern Language Quarterly
Literary change and historicism in relation to feminism, ethnic studes, cultural materialism, discourse analysis and other forms of representation and cultural critique.
Journal of culture and theory
Feminist art criticism
International contemporary art explored by writers and critics.
Art theory and criticism focused on contemporary arts
Review of Metaphysics
Contemporary philosophy and its currents
Paragraph: The Journal of the Modern Critical Theory Group
Leading journal in modern critical theory
Postmodern Culture PMC
One of the earliest and groundbreaking journals on the web on interdisciplinary thought on contemporary culture
Critical theory and post-structuralism; art
Screen : the journal of the Society for Education in Film and Television
International art journal founded in 1960 to address the concept of structure, science, technology and nature.
Publication ceased in 2010.
Theory of philosophy, the social science, science, and the arts
"Third world perspectives on contemporary art and culture"
Quarterly journal of film history, theory, criticism, and practice
A digital humanities venture based publishing the work of writers, editors and scholars.
Maintained by the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Iowa State University.
Sandback, Amy Baker. Looking Critically: 21 Years of Artforum Magazine. Ann Arbor, Mich.: UMI Research Press, 1984.