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Find journal articles on art, architecture, design, and fashion topics with Ebsco's Art and Architecture Source, providing full-text articles from over 600 international art journals, including detailed indexing and abstracts for a wide variety of journals, books and exhibition reviews.
Critical Collective is an excellent discovery portal to arts criticism on the visual culture of South Asia with a particular focus on India. Articles cover topics in art history, film, photography and more, in historical and contemporary contexts.
Department of the History of Art, University of Michigan, and the Freer Gallery of Art, Smithsonian Institution, Ars Orientalis is a peer-reviewed annual volume of scholarly articles and book reviews on the art and archaeology of Asia, including the ancient Near East and the Islamic world. Open access via the Smithsonian (most recent issues); 1951-2015 from JSTOR.
The journal publishes original research on politics, society, and culture in the Middle East from the seventh century to the present day. The journal also covers Spain, southeast Europe, parts of Africa, South Asia, and the former Soviet Union, as well as other regions, for subjects of relevance to the Middle East.
Muqarnas is sponsored by The Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture at Harvard and MIT. Articles are being published on all aspects of Islamic visual culture, historical and contemporary, as well as on unpublished textual primary sources.
Open Access Islamic Arts Databases
"Assad Ibn Kariba Launches a Night Attack on the Camp of Malik Iraj," Folio from a Hamzanama, ca. 1564-69.
Archnet is an authority, a growing open access image repository, and a tool for teaching and learning about architecture, urbanism, environmental and landscape design, visual culture, and conservation issues related to the Muslim societies, past, and present. Archnet is a partnership between the Aga Khan Trust for Culture (AKTC) and the Aga Khan Documentation Center, MIT Libraries (AKDC@MIT).