Finding information about other artists is crucial in visual arts, for many reasons including: inspiration, contextualisation of your own work and understanding of art movements.
Information might take a variety of forms including images of works, exhibition reviews, interviews or catalogue essays.
Possible sources for material on artists include:
Join us as we search for anything that might be out there by or about one artist!
Many of these sources will be useful when searching for other artists.
The Library holds several hundred artists' books in the collection, including works by
While many are available on the main shelves, others have been placed in the Special Collection - usually because of the potential for damage or loss of parts.
To find artists' books and books about them - Type "artists' books" into the Library Catalogue. Refine by collection and select City West Special Collection to find Artists' books in the UniSA Special Collection
The Library also has many resources to assist in creating artists books.
Try searching using terms such as
A few works from the collection:
More about artists' books
Search in the catalogue for exhibitions and your artist e.g. "gerhard richter" exhibitions and limit to 'Format:Books'
An exhibition catalogue might contain:
Find more search tips on finding exhibition catalogues here.