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Art History & Visual Art – Specialized Topics

Getting Started: African Art

This section provides information on resources for African art, including print books and ebooks, article databases, images, streaming media, and digital resources.

Get started with the Quick Links section of this guide before exploring the topic-specific resources in this section.

Note: 

English language print materials on African and Diaspora art are located in the Music, Art & Architecture Library.
Print materials on related history, aesthetics, and humanities topics can be found at the Koerner Library and/or Rare Books & Special Collections.

Databases

Start your search by looking at the Databases section of the general Art History & Visual Art guide.

Then explore the topic-specific databases below.

Articles / Journals

Print & Electronic Journals @ UBC Library

To find a specific journal, search by Title here:


For a selective list of print journals related to African art, browse the UBC Library Catalogue with the following subject headings, while using the "Subject begins with" or "Subject contains" search options. Here are a few examples:

 


Select Art Publications

This is a selection of art journals in UBC Library holdings related to African art:

Select Books on African Art

Highlighted Resources

Dictionaries & Encyclopedias

Sourcebooks & Documents

Websites