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Art Full Text comprises the bibliographic contents of over 300 leading art periodicals - journals, museum bulletins and yearbooks. The database gives references to articles, reviews, exhibition listings and many other types of material. Unusually, reproductions of works of art that appear in the periodicals are also fully detailed. The database currently has over 500,000 records and is updated monthly. It indexes periodicals from 1984, and includes abstracts from 1995 onwards. The full text of articles from selected journals is available from 1995 onwards.

Art Full Text spans all aspects of art, from visual to performing arts, and gives references to articles, reviews, exhibition listings, art dissertations and many other types of material. View the index of journals.

Subject Coverage

Subject coverage spans all aspects of art, from visual to performing arts, including archaeology, cinema, museum studies, television and video.


US and international

How often updated



Journals, 1984-present; Abstracts, 1995-present; Selected full text, 1995-present.



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