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ARTH 583

Class guide for Art, Sex, and the Sixties (Katz)


TIP If you have the name of an artist or art movement that is two or more words, such as Carolee Schneemann or Queer Art, search for it in quotation marks as "queer art" or "Carolee Schneemann". This will keep the words together as a phrase. Works in Google and Google Scholar, too!

TIP When you find a book relevant to your research, use the linked subject headings to find more sources. For example, the book Sex Objects : Art and the Dialectics of Desire has the subjects Sex in art, Gay erotic art, Feminism and the arts, and Sex (Psychology).

TIP For items in Fisher Fine Art's Locked Case or Cage, you will need to click the "Request to View" link provided in the Status/Location portion of the record, in order to create a Special Collections research account and request items for viewing.


TIP Use the publication date filters to find articles, especially newspaper articles, published during a time period. For example, search for articles that reviewed the exhibition Erotic Art '66 at the Sidney Janis Gallery.

TIP Use the discipline filter to examine your topic through the lenses of different fields of study. For example, how does the field of Visual Arts critique Martha Edelheit compared to Women's Studies?



To find books in the Fisher Fine Arts stacks, be sure the book is available. Write down the location and the call number.

  • 1st floor : N, ND (also Core Reading Collection in Reading Room)
  • 2nd floor : NA, NK
  • 3rd floor : A - M, NB, NC, NE, NX, P - Z
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