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Black art - modern and contemporary, Africa and diaspora: Home

Guide to resources for studying Black art of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries.

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Lynette Yiadom Boakye exhibition. Installation view, Jack Shainman Gallery, NYC, 2019.
Source:acedout, Flickr (edited). Licence.


Summon is usually the best starting point for finding articles, books and dissertations. 


You may also want to run supplementary searches in these databases:

A note on terminology: when looking for earlier sources, it can be worth searching with vocabulary that is now considered outdated, or even offensive.  For instance, Afro-American may find older sources not found by a search for African American.


For introductory articles: