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Finding books, exhibition catalogs, and magazine articles about Installation Art can be tricky since it goes by many names. Here are some tips to find materials about Installation Art in OBIS and ARTbibliographies MODERN.
Books & exhibition catalogs (OBIS)
N 6494 .I56 for group shows and overviews (not specific artists)
For a specific artists use keyword
Try the following as "subject" searches in OBIS:
Or combine the above in "keyword" searches; for example:
(Conceptual or Installations) and Art
(Environment or Earthworks) and Art
Finding journal articles
Use ARTbibliographies MODERN (ABM) to find journal articles as well as books and exhibition catalogs about 19th and 20th century art.
Search specific artists by name.
Select "all Subject Indexing" then enter one of the following:
- Installation art
- Site-specific works
- Public art
- Environmental art
- Conceptual art
Journals covering installation art
RE:SCULPT – International Sculpture Center
re:sculpt is a blog dedicated to news and reviews in the world of sculpture. Authored by a team of artists and art critics from around the globe, the blog is affiliated with the International Sculpture Center, an organization founded in 1960 to "champion the creation and understanding of sculpture and its unique, vital contribution to society." Visitors can browse for current and past entries by categories including Materials and Processes, In the Studio, Environmental Art, and Book Reviews.
The journal of the International Sculpture Center, Sculpture explores all forms of contemporary sculpture from criticism, to technical discussions and explorations of new materials and techniques.