Art History: Latin American + Chican@ Art
Latin American Avant-Garde Collection
For general information about ARTstor, visit the following online resources:
Special Collections Supporting the Study of Latin American Art, Culture, & History
This section includes selected archival respositories for the study of Latin American Art. The primary source materials you may find within these repositories and collections include: artists' papers; photographs; exhibition histories and materials (catalogs, photographs, correspondence, etc.); clippings; and oral histories, among others.
Primary sources are not strictly limited to archives, however. For instance,you may discover primary sources in newspapers (what was being written at the time of the event) and in journal articles. Some search terms you might want to try (or add to your keyword/subject searches) in the recommended databases:
Latin America* AND collection
"primary sources" OR archiv* OR collection*
research OR resources
Caribbean Art - Visual Resources
Articles & News
Periodicals are information resources published periodically -- daily, weekly, monthly, semi-annually, annually, etc. Specific examples of periodicals include: newspapers, magazines (generally "popular" or "news" oreinted), and journals (generally scholarly / academic). The Marriott Library subscribes to the following databases that cover literature about or published from within Latin America.
Open Web Resources for Latin American Art & Culture
Open Web resources can provide very useful information and links to additional resources, however they must be consulted with scrutiny and discertion. Remember, anyone one with a computer, access to the Internet, and some basic Web editing skills can publish a website! If you need some help evaluating a site, then refer to the CRAAP Test.
The sites listed here are but a selection of recommended sources. Feel welcome to email me others that you find especially useful.
Carribean Art - Museums
Museums with Carribean Collections