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Contemporary Art

Evaluating sources

Reference works


Articles/reviews from art magazines and scholarly journals

Articles/reviews from newspapers and popular periodicals

Other primary and secondary sources (interviews, images, etc.)

Citing sources

For tips on citing print and electronic sources, visit Trexler Library's Citation Guides for Print and Electronic Resources.

Or visit the Online Writing Lab at Purdue.

For automated citation, try the shareware Zotero. Directions for installing Zotero here.

For help with annotated bibliographies, visit Purdue's Online Writing Lab for definitions and format of an annotation.

Articles and books via interlibrary loan

Articles and books not found in Trexler Library can be ordered on interlibrary loan.

Potential artists for this project

Keith Haring 

David Hammons 

Pepón Osorio 

Gran Fury/ACT-UP 

Jeff Koons 

Peter Halley 

Farhad Moshiri 

Christian Boltanski 

Kara Walker 

William Kentridge 

Ana Mendieta 

Marina Abramovic 

Felix Gonzalez-Torres 

Shirin Neshat 

Emily Jacir 

Yinka Shonibare 

Ai Weiwei  

Cai Guo-Qiang 

Xu Bing 

Wangechi Mutu 

Zanele Muholi 

El Anatsui 

Olafur Eliasson 

Ernesto Neto 

Catherine Opie