Art Abstracts

Art Abstracts is an art research database providing high-quality indexing and abstracts for hundreds of national and international art journals, plus thousands of art dissertations. The resource covers fine, decorative and commercial art, as well as photography, film and architecture.

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At a Glance

Subject Area: Art & Architecture
Ideal For: Academic Libraries

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Coverage: Excel | HTML

Content Includes

  • Indexing and abstracts for more than 680 periodicals, including nearly 360 peer-reviewed journals
  • Indexing and abstracts for more than 14,000 art dissertations
  • More than 220,000 indexed art reproductions

Subjects Include

  • Art history and criticism
  • Architecture and architectural history
  • Archaeology
  • Antiques
  • Museum studies
  • Graphic arts
  • Industrial design
  • Landscape architecture
  • Interior design
  • Folk art
  • Painting
  • Photography
  • Pottery
  • Sculpture
  • Decorative arts
  • Costume design
  • Television and video
  • Motion pictures
  • Advertising art
  • Non-western art
  • Textiles

A Variety of Sources

A valuable tool for art researchers, Art Abstracts features indexing and abstracts for hundreds of periodicals dating back to 1972, including peer-reviewed journals. In addition, it provides indexing for art dissertations and art reproductions.