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ARTH 374 - Art Now!

Research tips and resources for Prof. McGuire's ARTH374 - Art Now! course.

Begin Your Research

This guide introduces you to a range of strategies and resources for conducting research on contemporary artists. 

  • Find Background Information: Where to find general or background information on your artist and their work.
  • Find Books and Exhibition Catalogs - Exhibition catalogs can be excellent sources for understanding how an artist's work has been shown solo or with other artists. See how to find them at Mason or from other local university libraries.
  • Find Research Articles - Scholarly articles, exhibition reviews, and news sources are critical to understanding how an artist, theory, or subject have been discussed and contextualized with other artists andideas.
  • Write & Cite - Learn about tools and support for managing your citations and citing images
  • Get Help - Talk directly with the Art Librarian or set up an appointment for one-on-one support!

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