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Researching Contemporary Artists: Finding books

Researching Contemporary Artists

This guide will help you find information on contemporary artists, artists groups, photographers, crafts people, designers, and design firms.

Finding books

Use the library’s online catalog to search the name of the person, group or firm:

  1. Do a SUBJECT search (Last name, First name) to find books and one-person exhibition catalogs.
  2. Do an AUTHOR search (Last name, First name) to find books that are either by your artist or include many artists.
  3. You might find additional books and exhibition catalogs if you search the name as a KEYWORD.

Are the items you want unavailable? Check the OhioLINK catalog and request the items be sent to the CIA Library for you.