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African American Studies: African American Art

Getting Started

There is plenty of information on African American art and artists available in the Morris Library, although finding information on lesser-known artists will require considerable research. This select bibliography can be used to identify online information, books, newspaper and periodical articles, and encyclopedia entries on this topic. A few good starting points are:

Newspaper Articles

Newspapers are excellent sources of information on artists and their work. Below are a few indexes which can help you locate information on artists and exhibitions as reported by the local media. Often newspaper sources can help researchers learn of museums that hold a particular artist's work. Additional indexes are available in the Reference Department.

Other Resources

The following biographical dictionaries, encyclopedias and indexes may further assist you in your research.

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Subjects:Africana Studies, General Reference

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