Here is a small selection of recently acquired titles for Canadian art.
Click on an image to be redirected to the item record in the UBC Library Catalogue.
Out North: An Archive of Carol Sawyer: The Natalie Àbadakone Companies Act:
Queer Activism and Brettschneider Archive / Continuous Fire N.E. Thing Company
Kinship in Canada
Kapwani Kiwanga Modern in the Making: Meryl McMaster: As Immense Sonny Assu and
Post-war Craft and as the Sky Brendan Tang:
Design in Ready Player Two
Future Possible: An Art Gu Xiong: The Unknown Magnetic North: Imagining Everything is Relevant:
History of Newfoundland Remains Canada in Painting Writings on Art and Life
and Labrador 1910-40 1991-2018, Ken Lum
Northside: An Incantation of
Black Canadian Speculative
Discourse & Innerstandings
Books in the call number ranges listed below are located on Levels 3 & 4 of the Music, Art & Architecture Library:
Core Art books are classed in the N-call number range.
Photography books are classed in the T-call number range.
Additional call numbers to consider:
Note: some topics are interdisciplinary and may not be limited to the call numbers above.
For more information on how these call numbers are organized by the Library of Congress, see:
New Art Books
To browse new art books recently acquired by the Music, Art & Architecture Library, see: New Books & Materials. Search by using:
(1) the "Restrict to subject" option and selecting "Fine Arts" in the drop down menu.
(2) the "Call number range(s)" option and identifying a specific call number to search (eg., AM, N-NX, ND249, TR).
(3) "More Options" and selecting "Music, Art & Architecture Library." Note: this retrieves new books from all three disciplines.
Listed below is a selection of art subject headings that can be used for keyword searching in the UBC Library Catalogue.
Click on the links to browse books on specific subjects.
By general Canadian art and artists:
By form / style:
By artist / group:
Note: Artists' results may be divided into sub-categories:
Click on the links above or browse the UBC Catalogue for other subject headings. A visual example of how to get started is shown below.
Expanding your Search
To find more keywords / search terms, try using the following links to get more suggestions. Type a keyword into the search box and see what alternate or related terms they return to you. Then, try searching these new terms in Summon or the UBC Library Catalogue.