Wednesday, December 7, 2011

ARTstor has newly released images from The Image of the Black in Western Art Collection

The W.E.B. Du Bois Institute for African American Research at Harvard University has shared approximately 7,000 more images with ARTstor from their highly regarded archive, Image of the Black in Western Art.  Image of the Black in Western Art is a rich, deep collection, containing works dating as far back as 5,000 years.  The collection captures many of the ways in which African Americans or those of African descent have been depicted in Western art throughout time  The collection may be used by Palomar College faculty and students of the arts, but can also be used by those within the fields of the humanities, history, and other social science disciplines.
To access ARTstor, go to Palomar College Library Arts and Humanities database page.  Find the collection using the keyword ibwa, or clicking here.  For remote access, Palomar e-services login is required.  For more information, please contact Tamara Weintraub, Collections Management/Subscriptioins Librarian.

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