Art Index Retrospective

Art Abstracts Retrospective indexes articles published in art journals during the span of years from 1929-1984, in citation format.

Art Abstracts covers all areas of art: art history & criticism, architecture & architectural history, archaeology, antiques, museum studies, graphic arts, industrial design, landscape architecture, interior design, folk art, painting, photography, pottery, sculpture, decorative arts, costume design, television and video, motion pictures, advertising art, non-western art, textiles and much more.

How to locate full articles:

  • Under Search Limits: check the box for Linked Full Text that limits your results to full articles if available.
  • Search by journal title in the Multnomah County Library Catalog, that may list either a print subscription, or a link to the full text version in another Multnomah County Library online source.

For journals not available through Multnomah County Library, search the Summit/Worldcat catalog by journal title for Portland metro library holdings, or request articles through Interlibrary Loan. Interlibrary Loan services are available to all who live in or pay taxes to Multnomah County.

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