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AR 256 African American Art: Example: Search Strategy

Search strategies with keywords. CLASS EXAMPLE: Robert S. Duncanson

My Topic:  Robert S. Duncanson's landscapes--19th century Hudson River School or an anti-slavery narrative?

Concept 1 Concept 2  Concept 3 Concept 4 Concept 5
Artist Genre Nation/Region Time Period Peer Artists
Artist's name landscape* America* 19th century Thomas Cole
"African-American" art* United States Abolition Bannister
Black* paint* Ohio Civil War Tanner
  Hudson River School Hudson River School    

Complex Search combining keywords and truncation symbol *

Duncanson AND (paint* OR landscape) AND (race OR 19th)

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