Contemporary Art and Artists

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Contemporary Art and Artists

Welcome to the UCLA Library guide for research on contemporary art and artists. This guide is intended as a starting place for researchers, pointing to tools for finding books, scholarly articles, reviews, and other topical and collection-related information. Please use the tabs above to find resources in different areas related to your research. If you have any questions or suggestions for additions to the guide, please contact Robert Gore.


There are a number of library catalogs available to UCLA researchers. For further information on the catalogs and what they each contain, check out the Books Tab in this guide.

Major Online Sources

Visual Arts Librarian

Robert Gore
(310) 206-5426

General Reference

Research assistance at the UCLA Arts Library is available in person on weekdays. Assistance in the social sciences and humanities is also available at the Charles E. Young Research Library. See Reference and Research Help for complete reference service options.

Handouts & Documents