Research Guide to Chinese Studies: Art and Art History

This guide provides an introduction to resources on Studies in Chinese Art and Art History. In addition to these resources, users can search materials on Chinese Art and Art History studies from UI Library online catalog, InfoHawk+.

Research Guide - Chinese Collection - The University of Iowa Libraries
The T. L. Yuan bibliography of western writings on Chinese art and archaeology [Bibliography]
London: Mansell 1975
FOLIO Z5961.C5 Y9 Availability at InfoHawk+
Reference covers western writings on Chinese art and archaeology.
ARTstor [Database UI Access Only]
The Metropolitan Museum of Art Connect
Searchable database of digital images and associated catalog data, with new image collections added several times a year. ARTstor covers many time periods and cultures, and documents the fields of architecture, painting, sculpture, photography, decorative arts, design, anthropology, ethnographic and women's studies, as well as many other forms of visual culture.
ARTbibliographies Modern [Database UI Access Only]
ProQuest Connect
Abstracts of current literature in modern art, photography and design.
Art Full Text [Database UI Access Only]
Ensco Connect
Indexes 1984 to date, abstracts 1994 to date, and full text 1997 to present for 376 international journals. Coverage includes periodicals, yearbooks, and museum bulletins in English and other Western European languages, with a broad subject range. In addition to articles, Art Full Text indexes reproductions of works of art that appear in indexed periodicals.
Art Index Retrospective [Database UI Access Only]
Ensco Connect
Advertising Art, Antiques, Archaeology, Architecture and Architectural History, Art History, Crafts, Decorative Arts, Folk Art, Graphic Arts, Industrial Design, Interior Design, Landscape Architecture, Motion Pictures, Museology, Non-Western Art, Painting, Photography, Pottery, Sculpture, Television, Textiles.
Bibliography of Asian Studies [Database UI Access Only]
The Association for Asian Studies Connect
This on-line version of the Bibliography of Asian Studies (BAS) contains over 545,000 records on all subjects (especially in the humanities, arts and the social sciences) pertaining to East, Southeast, and South Asia published worldwide from 1971 to the present.
JSTOR [Database UI Access Only]
JSTOR Connect
Provides image and full-text online access to back issues of selected scholarly journals in history, economics, political science, philosophy, mathematics and other fields of the humanities and social sciences, including Chinese arts.
Project Muse [Database UI Access Only]
Project Muse Connect
With full text for well over 300 journal titles from university publishers, Project MUSE covers the fields of literature and criticism, history, the visual and performing arts, cultural studies, education, political science, gender studies, and many others.
China Academic Journals (CAJ): Literature, History, and Philosophy 中国学术期刊数据库 [Database UI Access Only]
China National Knowledge Infrastructure via East View Connect
This database is part of the electronic project of the CNKI (China National Knowledge Infrastructure). It covers journal articles published in China in almost all the subject areas of the Humanities and Arts. It includes back files dated back to 1994.
Chinese Periodical Full-Text Database (1911-1949) 中国近代期刊全文数据库 [Database UI Access Only]
Shanghai Library Connect
Chinese Periodical Full-text Database (1911~1949) covers around 10,000,000 pieces of writing in over 20,000 different kinds of periodicals published between 1911 and 1949. As an important part of the historical archive, this database has significant academic and historical value.
Dictionary of Chinese and Japanese art [Dictionary]
New York: Hacker Art Books 1981
N7337 .M87 Availability at InfoHawk+
Cover Chinese art and art history.
An index-dictionary of Chinese artists, collectors, and connoisseurs [Dictionary]
Metuchen, N.J.: Scarecrow Press 1988
N7348 .S48 1988 Availability at InfoHawk+
Reference covers Chinese artists.
Modern Chinese artists: a biographical dictionary [Dictionary]
Berkeley: University of California Press, c2006
N7348 .S85 2006 Availability at InfoHawk+
Biographical reference covers modern Chinese art.
Archives of the Chinese Art Society of America [E-Journal UI Access Only]
Chinese Art Society of America
1945-2926 Connect
Cover historical researches on Chinese art and art history.
Ars orientalis [E-Journal UI Access Only]
Freer Gallery of Art
0571-1371 Connect
Cover historical researches on Chinese art and art history.
A glossary of Chinese art and archaeology [Glossary]
London: China Society, 1961.
N7340 .H3 1961 Availability at InfoHawk+
A very useful reference book on Chinese art.
Mei shu lun wen lun zhu zi liao suo yin 美术论文论著资料索引 [Index]
Tianjin Shi: Tianjin ren min mei shu chu ban she, 2000
Z5961.C5 M454 2000 Availability at InfoHawk+
Index covers articles in Chinese.
Zhongguo yi shu kao gu lun wen suo yin, 1949-1966 中國藝術考古論文索引 [Index]
Hong Kong : Centre of Asian Studies, University of Hong Kong; 1974
Z5961.C5 C45 Availability at InfoHawk+
Chinese art and archaeology: a classified index to articles published in Mainland China periodicals, 1949-1966.