Modern Latin American Art: Basic Resources For Research
- Art Dictionaries and Encyclopedias in the Latin American Field
- Primary Art Dictionary and Encyclopedia: General
- On-line Resources Available Through Columbia University Libraries
- Selected On-line Resource Available through the Web
- Browsing Books: Call number ranges in Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library for Latin American Art and Architecture
- Selected List of Latin American Art & Architecture Periodicals
- Columbia's Latin American Studies Librarian's Website
- Contact the Latin American and Iberian Studies Librarian
The following is a selective guide to basic research resources available at Avery Library, intended to give an overview of materials that may be useful in beginning research. To view other research guides, return to Avery Library Subject and Research Guides. Ask a librarian if you need reference assistance or have any further questions.
This bibliography represents a very selective list of reference books, on-line research tools and other resources available to students at Columbia University.
Art Dictionaries & Encyclopedias in the Latin American field
Congdon, Kristin G. Artists from Latin American cultures : a biographical dictionary. Westport, Conn : Greenwood Press, 2002.
Avery Reference N6620 C764
Encyclopedia of Latin American & Caribbean art. London : Macmillan Reference, New York : Grove's Dictionaries, 2000.
Shipp, Steve. Latin American and Caribbean artists of the modern era : a biographical dictionary of over 12,700 persons. Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., 2003.
St. James guide to Hispanic artists : profiles of Latino and Latin American artists / editor, Thomas Riggs. Detroit, MI. : St. James Press, c2002.
Fine Arts Reference N6620 St13
Tovar de Teresa, Guillermo. Repertorio de artistas en México : artes plásticas y decorativas. [México] : Grupo Financiero Bancomer, 1995-1997.
Fine Arts Reference N6558 T65 (t.1-3)
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Primary Art Dictionary & Encyclopedia: General
- Grove Dictionary of Art Online
Access through CLIO or LibraryWeb—Databases (reference works and indexes) as Grove art online
On-line Resources Available Through Columbia University Libraries
Access through CLIO or via LibraryWeb—Databases (reference works and indexes)
Art Indexes: General
Art Index (listed online as Art Full Text), (1929-)
Art periodical index with a few full-text articles.
ArtBibliographies Modern (1974-)
Art index to periodical and book literature on 19th–20th century subjects.
Architectural periodical index.
Art index to periodical and book literaturefrom late antiquity to the present.
Humanities and social sciences periodical index.
Indexes, Bibliographies, & Tables of Contents Sources: Latin American Field
Selected On-line Resource Available through the Web
- Latin American Network Information Center (University of Texas, Austin)
Particularly within Humanities – Art
Browsing Books: Call number ranges in Avery Architectural & Fine Arts Library for Latin American Art & Architecture
AA575 Spanish and Portuguese Colonies by country
AA689 Latin American 20th century
AA750-AA939 Latin American architecture (General) by country
N6550-N6738 Latin American art (General) and by country
NB250-NB439 Latin American sculpture by country
ND250-ND439 Latin American painting by country
NE544-NE590 Latin American printmaking
Selected List of Latin American Art & Architecture Periodicals
Arquine : revista internacional de arquitectura = international architecture magazine. México : Arquine S.A. de C.V. (1997-)
Avery AB Ar6658
Contemporary Latin American architecture, particular emphasis on Mexico.
Art Nexus. Bogotá, Colombia : Arte en Colombia. (1991-)
Artes de Mexico. México, D.F. : Artes de México. (1988-)
Fine Arts N9 Ar84
Primarily pictorial Mexican art magazine, historical and contemporary.
Latin American Art. Scottsdale, AZ : Latin American Art Magazine, Inc. (1989-)
Fine Arts N1 L348
Latin American art.
Southward Art. Buenos Aires, Argentina : Southward Art S.A. (2000-)
Fine Arts N1 So886
Modern Latin American art, focus on southern South America.
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Compiled by Paula Gabbard & Jeff Ross, Avery Library, Columbia University, January 2005.