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ARTF 134: Time Studio

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Explore our collections by Library of Congress call numbers.  Try browsing Cabell Library General (3rd & 4th fllor), Oversized (4th floor), Reference (1st floor), and the DVD's (1st floor, Information Desk).

N500's - N6000's - Contemporary art exhibition catalogs, histories, surveys, and selected gallery or museum catalogs

N 6494 .P47 - Performance art exhibitions

N 6496 .V53 - Video art exhibitions

NX456.5 .P38 & NX600.P47 - Performance art history and aesthetics

PG 1356 .T8 - Experimental theater

PN 1995.9 .E96 - Experimental film

PN 1997.A - Film collections and video artists collected works

T 897 .E96 - Experimental animation

TR - Photography

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Time Studio:  "Time-based media includes film, video and sound media. The historically underrepresented impulses of theatrically and performance will be explored."  - VCU School of the Arts

This guide will help you with your contemporary art research assignment. For additional resources, see the Contemporary Art  and Film Studies Research Guide.

Reference Books

Contemporary Artist Articles

Use these art and design databases to search for scholarly articles from art journals.


Contemporary Art Journals

A sampling of experimental film, video art, sound art and performance art journals. Recent issues are available in Current Periodicals and in Bound Journals on the 1st floor of Cabell Library.

  • Afterimage
  • ArtUS
  • Film Culture
  • Flash Art
  • The Independent
  • Parkett

Criticism and Reviews of Contemporary Art

In addition to the art databases, try these newspaper and multidisciplinary databases to find information or criticism on contemporary art and artists.