American Art Review Study Project
American Art Review Volumes V through X
About the project
A special TFAO emphasis is building an online archive of material, authored by scholars and other informed individuals, beneficial for the study of art history in the United States. As a public service, without charge to readers, TFAO annually publishes a number of scholarly texts relating to American representational art in its online publication Resource Library.
Resource Library's chronological index lists thousands of articles and essays published for the public's benefit. TFAO has identified many more texts as candidates for online publishing. Long term goals of TFAO are to encourage owners of catalogue texts to provide free public access to them on their websites and for TFAO to provide access on its website to texts from rare catalogues and others not easily available elsewhere.
From 2004 through 2009 TFAO studied issues of American Art Review to find articles from that magazine and related catalogue essays that filled in gaps in knowledge within Resource Library for individual artists and topics. TFAO volunteers and contractors located copyright owners of American Art Review articles, or catalogue essays from which those articles were derived, and secured permission to reprint the texts, usually without illustrations. The paper-printed texts were converted to digital files and then published in Resource Library.
This study project is completed.
Please see TFAO's Author Study and Index to locate author names connected to American Art Review articles and related articles or essays published in Resource Library.
Most recently assigned article in author alphabetical order
Judith K. Zilczer "Richard Lindner's Symbolic Universe" American Art Review February 97 (status)
Most recently score-rated article:
Louis Zona and Barbara Novak "A Portrait of America: The Nation & Ohio" American Art Review January-February 2007 (Volume XIX, Number 1) (status) period
As of 8/14/09, additional score-rated articles available for contracts:
As of 8/14//09, additional score-rated articles pending contract:
TFAO director's role
About American Art Review
American Art Review, ISSN 0092-1327, is published on paper and noted for its scholarly content by both senior authors and younger scholars. Tel 913.451.8801. The time period focus of American Art Review is from the Colonial era through 1970. The first issue of Volume 1 of the magazine was published in September, 1973. Publication was suspended with Volume 4 in November, 1978. Publication resumed with Volume V in the Summer of 1992 and continues to the present. In the 19th century there was a journal with a similar title, The American Art Review: A Journal Devoted to The Practice, Theory, History and Archaeology of Art edited by S.R. Koehler.
American Art Review provides a useful yardstick to measure annual scholarly output relating to museum exhibitions and other happenings concerning American art. Texts relate for the most part to contemporaneous museum exhibitions. The publication does not attempt, however, to cover all exhibits during a year. Since American Art Review editors are distinguished in the field of art history, the exhibits and contributing authors vetted by them for inclusion in the publication are of significance.
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