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Modern and Contemporary Art and Design: A Guide to Research Resources

This guide will help you navigate online and physical research resources for modern and contemporary art and design.

Newspaper Reviews

The National Newspapers Database includes exhibition reviews and much more from the following newspapers:

  • The Baltimore Sun (1990 - Current)
  • Christian Science Monitor (1998 - Current)
  • New York Times (1980 - Current)
  • Wall Street Journal (1984 - Current)
  • The Washington Post (1987 - Current)

Other Reviews


An international monthly magazine specializing in contemporary art. MICA holds a print subscription to Artforum.

Art F City

A blog of criticism, commentary and arts journalism.


An American visual-arts magazine, based in New York City. It covers art from ancient to contemporary times.

Art Newspaper

An online and print art newspaper.

Bmore Art

An independent, Baltimore-based magazine that reflects the art and culture of our city and the surrounding region, including Maryland, Washington, DC, and Northern Virginia.

Burlington Contemporary

Free online platform for reviews and research on international contemporary art, published by The Burlington Magazine including weekly reviews of exhibitions and books, written by leading critics, artists and scholars.


Online publication on contemporary art and culture.


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