ARTbibliographies Modern (ABM)

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ARTbibliographies Modern (ABM) provides citations and abstracts of journal articles, books, essays, exhibition catalogs, PhD dissertations, and exhibition reviews on all forms of modern and contemporary art, with more than 13,000 new entries being added each year. Entries date back as far as the late 1960s. ABM is the premier source of information on modern and contemporary arts dating from the late 19th century onwards, including photography since its invention. It includes abstracts of English and foreign-language material on famous and lesser-known artists, movements, and trends. The coverage of ABM is wide-ranging and includes performance art and installation works, video art, computer and electronic art, body art, graffiti, artists' books, theatre arts, conservation, crafts, ceramic and glass art, ethnic arts, graphic and museum design, fashion, and calligraphy, as well as traditional media including illustration, painting, printmaking, sculpture, and drawing. ABM is the premier source of information on modern and contemporary arts dating from the late 19th century onwards. It includes abstracts of English and foreign-language material. The coverage of ABM is wide-ranging an ideal source for information on canonical and lesser-known artists, art movements, art history and theory, painting sculpture, printmaking, architecture, photography, design, and crafts and includes citations to scholarship on performance art and installation works, video art, computer and electronic art, body art, graffiti, artists' books, theatre arts, conservation, crafts, ceramic and glass art, ethnic arts, graphic and museum design, fashion, and calligraphy.

Additional Description:

Although ARTbibliographies Modern focuses largely on modern and contemporary art, it does not do so exclusively. It is therefore helpful to consult ARTbibliographies Modern for any art-related search. This is particularly the case because ARTbibliographies Modern includes information about the influence of artists from the pre-modern period on modern and contemporary art and artists. ARTbibliographies Modern also includes comprehensive information on media beyond the traditional art-historical focus on painting, sculpture, and architecture.

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Dates covered

Generally 1974-present, with some citations going back to the 1960s.

Updating frequency

Monthly.

Sources

Journal articles, books, essays, exhibition catalogs, PhD dissertations, and exhibition reviews.

Type of coverage

Citations with abstracts of varying length.

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ArtBibliographies Modern

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ProQuest

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ProQuest

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