American Art Magazines

Selected magazines and journals published on paper focusing on American art

2017-2018 edition




Magazines is a catalogue published by Traditional Fine Arts Organization (TFAO) since 2003. Each magazine covers American representational art.

Articles from magazines are cross-referenced in TFAO's catalogue Topics in American Art, which contains links to thousands of Resource Library articles and essays by topic. Each topic also contains links to other online texts from museums and other sources, online video and audio recordings, plus references to topical videos in DVD and VHS format, paper-printed books and articles.

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Selected magazines and journals published on paper focusing on American art:

American Art (magazine of the Smithsonian American Art Museum); back issues of articles are indexed by by author, subject and year of publication tel. 202-275-1625 The University of Chicago Press Journals Division contains a list of articles in the publication from 1987 through 2003.

American Art Collector is written for collectors, galleries and painters of traditional art. tel. 480-425-0806

American Art Journal (The) , according to JSTOR, "published important articles of new scholarship on American painting, sculpture, decorative arts, photography, architecture, and cultural history. It was founded by Lawrence A. Fleischman in 1969 and published by Kennedy Galleries, Inc, New York, through 2004."

American Art Review covers representational art, noted for scholarly approach. ISSN 0092-1327. tel 913.451.8801. The publisher of American Art Review has published an back issue article index on its web site covering Volume 5 through Volume 17.

Art & Auction mix of European and American art including auction reviews ISSN 0197-1093. tel 212.447.9555

Artforum tel: 212.475.4000

Art in America weighted towards New York art scene ISSN 0004-3214 tel 800.925.8059

Art Journal Published since 1941, this quarterly journal devoted to 20th- and 21st-century art is one of the most vital, intellectually compelling, and visually engaging periodicals in the field. tel. 212/691-1051, ext. 12

Artist's Magazine devoted to the practicing artist. ISSN 0741-3351 tel 800.333.0444

ARTnews mix of European and American art ISSN 0004-3273 tel 800.284.4625

Art of the West emphasis on Western genre art. ISSN 1047-4994. tel 612.935.5850

Art Talk covers Southwest art centers, mostly representational focus. ISSN 0741-496X tel 602.948.1799

Artweek Western states art coverage. ISSN unavailable 800.733.2916, tel 408.441.7065

Gallery Guide a magazine covering gallery and museum exhibitions nationwide. tel. 908-638-5255

International Artist devoted to the practicing artist. ISSN 1440-1320 tel 760.796.6540

Magazine Antiques (The) emphasis on American art in November issue ISSN 0161-9284 tel 212.941.2800

Imprint a scholarly journal published twice yearly by the American Historical Print Collectors Society tel 434 293-4979

Sculpture Review covers American and European sculpture ISSN 0747-5284 tel 212.764.5645

Western Art & Architecture covers American Western Art & Architecture from cowboy to contemporary

Southwest Art art of Southwestern states, with emphasis on Western genre. ISSN 0192-4214 tel 800.829.3340

Western Art Collector covers Contemporary and Historic Western Art tel 877 947 0792

Phone numbers at end of comments are subscription numbers.

In addition to these magazines and journals, many museums publish their own periodicals. For more information see the Museums Index containing links to Resource Library subindex pages which have links to museum websites. The museum websites indicate internal periodicals.

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