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Unlocking Design's Past, Inspiring Its Future
The Art and Architecture Archive (1860-2015) is a valuable resource for scholars of 20th-century art, design, and architecture. It offers access to visually rich consumer and trade magazines that document key developments, industry news, and artworks, which are often absent from scholarly journals. This archive supports scholarship and inspires creativity by providing access to essential magazines from around the world. Additionally, it streamlines academic institutions' operations by reducing the need for print journal subscriptions, and saving on budget, shelving, and archiving costs. Moreover, it caters to various disciplines such as art history, studio art, social and economic history, cultural studies, design, photography, business, marketing, and restoration.
Offers an amazing array of titles, including Architectural Review, British Journal of Photography, Graphis, Print, and many others previously unavailable in digital form, scanned cover to cover as full-page color images, with searchable text and article-level indexing.
Brings an additional 21 trade and consumer publications with 850,000 pages of searchable, full-page color images to the archive. Includes highly-demanded international titles such as Goya, Popular Photography, Building Design, ID and Preservation, and many others available digitally for the first time.
New customers can purchase by subject area:
- Art & Photography: Consists of 22 titles including British Journal of Photography, American Craft, Apollo, and Popular Photography.
- Architecture & Design: Consists of 17 titles including Architectural Review, ID (Industrial Design), Graphis, and House Beautiful.
Coverage spanning 1860 to 2015 – over 150 years of content
Metadata and Searchability
Article-level metadata and searchable text
Easy retrieval of specific content such as advertisements, photographs, and illustrations
Cover-to-cover full-color digitization to maximize the visual content
Art, Design & Architecture Collection
A comprehensive survey of current publications in the fields of visual and applied arts, the Art, Design & Architecture Collection includes ProQuest’s specialist indexes ARTbibliographies Modern, Design & Applied Arts Index, and International Bibliography of Art, together with a complementary collection of current full-text journals from ProQuest’s Arts & Humanities Database.Read more
The Artforum Archive
Explore one of the most influential magazines in the contemporary art world. The 100,000+ page archive includes six decades of premier news and commentary. Its spans painting, sculpture, installation, body art, video/audio art, performance art and more.Read More
Arts Premium Collection
With thousands of journals, the Arts Premium Collection ensures deep searches of extensive collections in specialist subject areas not covered in more general databases. Subjects include art, design, architecture, humanities, film/screen studies, music, performing arts and more.Read more