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Art Theory/Documents: Art Theory, Criticism and Documents

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Art in Theory Collection

Intro to art theory

Contemporary Art Theory/Postmodernism

When searching for materials on art theory, use art together with the following keywords: theory, aesthetics, philosophy, criticism.  For contemporary art use art modern 21st century.  When researching art history as a discipline, use the subject heading: art historiography.

Documents of Contemporary Art Series published jointly by MIT Press and Whitechapel Gallery covers themes such as systems, abstraction, memory, the sublime, failure, ethics, materiality and many more. 

Sources and Documents