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Researching contemporary art: Free online resources

Discover social media and other online resources to learn the latest about contemporary art and artists

Free online resources

Stay up to date by subscribing to newsletters from your favorite artists, galleries, museums and organizations without having to do a thing.

Social Media: Check whether your artist has a website, uses social media and/or has gallery or personal contact information. Use Instagram, Twitter, Vimeo and YouTube to investigate whether your artist has an account/content and follow them, see who else admires them, even post something! Again, you can be updated in real time without any effort on your part.

It may be that you won't find any books about your artist (yet) but you may find some news articles or art criticism/reviews in searching several databases. Click on the Databases tab to learn more.