Heather Gendron, Art Librarian
Sloane Art Library
Oxford Art Online
Includes the Grove Art Online, an encyclopedia of art, with general introductions to a variety of topics related to this course.
African Americans in the Visual ArtsN6538.N5 O86 2003 ART REF
African American Visual Artists: an annotated bibliographyN6538 .N5 F79 2001 ART REF
Afro-American Artists: a Bio-Bibliographical Directory N6538.N5 C42 ART REF
The Black Artist in America: an Index to Reproductions N6538.N5T46 1991 ART READY REF
St. James Guide to Black Artists N40.S78 1997 ART REF
250 years of Afro-American Art: an Annotated Bibliography N6538.N5 I38 1981 ART REF, DAVIS REF; also on CD-ROM in the Art Library (in the CD-ROM tower near the public computers).
Women Artists of Color: a Bio-critical Sourcebook to 20th Century Artists in the Americas N8354.W656 1999 ART REF
Another source to consider is the African-American newspapers and periodicals: a national bibliography. Davis Library and the Stone Center Library have this in their reference collection (PN4882.5.N39 S37 1998).
Art History Journals
American Art (National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution) The Art Library has print holdings v. 5- (1991-) TO DATE.
International Review of African-American Art The Art Library has the print version: v. 6- (1984-) TO DATE. Full text available online in International Index to Black Periodicals Full Text.
African-American History and Culture Journals(including primary sources)
American Visions Available Full Text in the Black Studies Center database. (Copies of the print version are held in Davis Library and the Undergraduate Library) often includes articles on artists. (E185.5 .A533)
Black Renaissance/Renaissance Noire Available Full Text in Ethnic News Watch.
The Crisis Davis Library has: v. 1-103 1-2 (1910-1996) Some issues missing. (E185.5 .C92)
Journal of Black Studies Current issues available via the E-journal Locator. 1970 - 2004 in JSTOR; print holdings at the Stone Center Library and Davis Library. (E185.5 .J8)
Opportunity: Journal of Negro Life Publication of the National Urban League. Davis Library has: v. 1-27 (1923-1949) Library has some vols. reprinted in New York by Kraus, 1969-71. (E185.5 .O6)
Survey Graphic, specifically the 1925 issue "Harlem: Mecca of the New Negro". Few copies of this issue exist in libraries. UVA has posted an online version: http://etext.virginia.edu/harlem/contents.html. Print holdings at UNC include v.22 (1933)- v.37 (1948), Davis Library Folio.
Newspapers - General
LexisNexis Academic Provides full-text access to general, regional and international news, company news and financial information, legal information, and other topics such as biographical information
AccuNet/AP Photo Archive
1800's-present. A database of approximately 500,000 current and archived photos from the Associated Press's 50 million image print and negative library.
Provides curated collections of art images and associated data for non-commercial and scholarly, non-profit educational use. The Charter Collection is made up of over 300,000 images.
Duke University - Franklin Collection for African and African-American Documentation