Publications

Browse over fifty years of publications on American art including books, regional research guides, and the Archives of American Art Journal.

The spring 2017 issue of the Archives of American Art Journal (vol. 56, no. 1) focuses on creative responses to debates about national identity in the nineteenth and twentieth century, providing historical context for current efforts to redefine Americanness. With this issue we also introduce readers to our bold new graphic design.   

Latest Issue

Cover of the Spring 2018 issue of the Archives of American Art Journal

Archives of American Art Journal: Spring 2018, Volume 57, Number 1

The spring 2018 issue of the Archives of American Art Journal (vol. 57, no. 1) showcases the Archives’ sweeping scope, with essays on sculptures of American Indians from the turn of the twentieth century, a traveling altarpiece painted during World War II, and a conceptual artwork that took the form of a 1969 black-tie giveaway. The issue also includes an essay on snapshots and other archival photographs and the second in our ongoing series of artist commissions.  

Publications Using Material from the Archives of American Art

A list of externally produced books utilizing materials found within the Archives of American Art.