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Online Journals


Architecture Journals

  • ArchitectureWeek Provides news and features weekly on architecture and construction, digital media, and building culture; 2000-
  • e-Architect A daily newssheet with job postings, resumes, and professional news; 2000-
  • Metropolis Online A selection of articles from the print version; 2004-


Art Journals

  • absolutearts Marketplace for contemporary art, art news, research, art gallery and artist portfolios; 1995-
  • Art Newspaper Abbreviated online version of the monthly tabloid available by subscription. Can register for free access to the weekly newsletter; 1990-
  • ARTMargins Focus on central and Eastern European visual culture; 1999-
  • Artnet Magazine Guide to the art market with daily news, reviews, and features, ceased operations in 2014, but still provides access to its archive online.
  • Artnet News Launched after Artnet Magazine ceased, Artnet News is the world’s first dedicated 24-hour global art market newswire.
  • ArtWorld Market Report (formerly SLART) A critical review and journal of the arts in Second Life. Includes articles, reviews, interviews and a blog all regarding Second Life art and artists.
  • ARTtalk Monthly newsletter with articles on art techniques as well as information on artists and art history, current events and art world news, competitions and workshops, and a bi-monthly "Kids' Korner; 1990-
  • Arts Journal Daily digest of arts, culture, and ideas; 1999-
  • Asian Art Offers a forum for scholars, museums and commercial galleries; display highlights of exhibitions in public and private institutions and galleries; presents new discoveries by scholars and connoisseurs; and provides space for private galleries to present their works; 1995-
  • Invisible Culture: An Electronic Journal for Visual Studies Dedicated to explorations of the material and political dimensions of cultural practices; 1998-
  • Journal of Contemporary Art Interviews and portfolios; 1988-?
  • An Online Journal of Art and Culture Created to investigate the increasingly globalized proposals in art making, institutional practices and curatorial projects in the field of modern and contemporary art from the Americas; bi-lingual in English & Spanish; sections include biographies and interviews with established and emerging artists from around the world, exhibition reviews covering major international exhibitions, a comprehensive calendar listing of art fairs, auctions, museum openings and other international events, articles written by experts in the field addressing major themes in the study of art and culture internationally, and a resource directory of key institutions all over the world; 2001-
  • Nineteenth-Century Art Worldwide The first scholarly, refereed e-journal devoted to the study of nineteenth-century painting, sculpture, graphic arts, photography, architecture, and decorative arts across the globe; 2002-
  • Postmodern Culture Founded as an experiment in scholarly publishing on the Internet, Postmodern Culture has become the leading electronic journal of interdisciplinary thought on contemporary cultures; 1990-
  • Resource Library Magazine An online publication devoted to American representational art, including aspects of both a scholarly journal and a popular magazine; 1997-
  • Umbrella Covers news and publications made by artists, including books, photography and mail art. Online version has selected articles; 1996-
  • U-Turn Three issues per year; each issue developed a specific topic and guest editors were welcome; now only issues special projects features; 1998-


Design Journals

  • ARTtalk Monthly newsletter with articles on art techniques as well as information on artists and art history, current events and art world news, competitions and workshops, and a bi-monthly "Kids' Korner; 1990-
  • Bonefolder, e-journal for the bookbinder and book artist (available in PDF form) A peer-reviewed "open-access" e-journal for bookbinding and the book arts. Contains significant articles by established and emerging authorities on a variety of book arts topics including hand bookbinding, teaching, business practice, the history of the book, the book as art, general tips & tricks, exhibitions, how-to technical articles, and reviews; 2004-
  • Designophy Covers contemporary design and technology news, competitions, interviews, articles and topics related to industrial design and all design professions. Established in 2001, the resource is divided into sections, with news items available through the 'Calendar' and 'Newslog' sections. The 'Designpedia' section is a useful reference database, browsable alphabetically by designer, product or term, while the 'Resource' section is browsable by manuals, internet sites, books, or magazines. Other sections of the website include the 'Interview' section, which concentrate on exploring the design practices of well-known designers, and 'Articles' section, which reproduces short articles on design topics from various international sources. The website is searchable, and it is possible to receive an RSS feed for regular updates to the site.
  • DT&G Magazine Official publication of the Design & Publishing Center, published for desktop publishing, graphic design, web design, illustration, photography and other fields in visual communications; 1990-
  • Frame Magazine An international magazine on interior design.
  • Interpreting Ceramics: An International, Refereed, Electronic Journal The first refereed, electronic journal for ceramics; 2000-
  • Journal of Design Communication A scholarly, refereed publication intended to promote communication among educators and researchers in the design disciplines who are involved with teaching and research in design communication including sketching, drawing, verbal and written communication, CAD, internet, multimedia, and other design communication tools; 1998-2003.
  • MODERN Magazine A magazine that examines 20th century and contemporary design from all angles. MODERN profiles the creators–their work, personalities, inspirations, and ideas–and explores styles from the sleek and minimal to the bold and biomorphic. MODERN also enters into discussions with the curators, collectors, and dealers who celebrate these masters of innovation and uncover forgotten talents, and who are the engines behind the most vibrant area of today’s decorative arts market. Published quarterly.
  • U&lc ITC's international journal of graphic design and digital media; 1974-1999. U&lc ceased print publication in the fall of 1999. Issues are available for download from the Blog.

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