Ethnographic Art Date  Time Professor Aboriginal Bark Painting Boy's shirt— Crow Tribe
Library Resources <ul><li>http://www.scad.edu/library  </li></ul><ul><li>Library Catalog </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Find books,...
Find Books <ul><li>Subject headings:   </li></ul><ul><li>Assigned to items in the catalog </li></ul><ul><li>Makes it easy ...
Sample Searches <ul><ul><li>Narrow  Visual  Anthropology </li></ul></ul>Tattooing Mexico Hopi OR Hopi Indians Anthropolog...
Keyword  VS  Subject Searching Incas – Politics and government Inca AND Government Aztecs – Social life and customs Mexico...
Websites <ul><li>General Art History </li></ul><ul><li>Art History Resources on the Web </li></ul><ul><li>http:// witcombe...
Selected Museum Sites <ul><li>Bowers Museum of Cultural Art   http://www.bowers.org   </li></ul><ul><li>Peabody Museum of ...
Selected Sites for Anthropology / Archeology / Ethnography <ul><li>Anthropology Resources on the Internet   http:// www.aa...
Head of a King, 17th century Nigeria, Edo, Benin City, Bronze <ul><li>Location </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Benin City </li></ul>...
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Library Instruction for Ethnographic Art

  1. 1. Ethnographic Art Date Time Professor Aboriginal Bark Painting Boy's shirt— Crow Tribe
  2. 2. Library Resources <ul><li>http://www.scad.edu/library </li></ul><ul><li>Library Catalog </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Find books, e-books, videos, etc. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Research Databases </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Art Fulltext </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Wilson Omnifile </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>JSTOR </li></ul></ul>Head of a King from 17 th c. Nigeria, Edo, Benin City. Bronze Inca Princess (Gran Ñusta Mama Occollo) Denver Art Museum
  3. 3. Find Books <ul><li>Subject headings: </li></ul><ul><li>Assigned to items in the catalog </li></ul><ul><li>Makes it easy to find books on the same or similar topics </li></ul><ul><li>Other tips: </li></ul><ul><li>Browse the Shelves: There may be similar books nearby. Bibliographies: Check bibliography to identify other books/ articles on your subject. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Sample Searches <ul><ul><li>Narrow  Visual Anthropology </li></ul></ul>Tattooing Mexico Hopi OR Hopi Indians Anthropology Material Culture Oceania Aboriginal Australians Related Subjects Ethnic Groups Themes Ritual Places Africa People Inuit
  5. 5. Keyword VS Subject Searching Incas – Politics and government Inca AND Government Aztecs – Social life and customs Mexico AND Ball game Tattooing – Oceania – History Tattooing AND History AND New Zealand Subject Search VS Keyword Search
  6. 6. Websites <ul><li>General Art History </li></ul><ul><li>Art History Resources on the Web </li></ul><ul><li>http:// witcombe.sbc.edu/ARTHLinks.html from Sweet Briar College </li></ul><ul><li>Lists of art history resources subdivided by time period </li></ul><ul><li>Timeline of Art History http:// www.metmuseum.org/toah/splash.htm from Metropolitan Museum of Art </li></ul><ul><li>Voice of the Shuttle http:// vos.ucsb.edu from University of California at Santa Barbara </li></ul><ul><li>Categories include art history, cultural studies, anthropology, and archeology </li></ul>
  7. 7. Selected Museum Sites <ul><li>Bowers Museum of Cultural Art http://www.bowers.org </li></ul><ul><li>Peabody Museum of Archeology and Ethnology http://www.peabody.harvard.edu from Harvard University </li></ul><ul><li>Simon Fraser University Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology http:// www.sfu.ca /archaeology/museum </li></ul><ul><li>Smithsonian Institution </li></ul><ul><li>1. National Museum of Natural History http:// www.mnh.si.edu </li></ul><ul><li>2. National Museum of the American Indian http:// www.nmai.si.edu </li></ul><ul><li>3. National Museum of African Art http://www.nmafa.si.edu/index2.html </li></ul>
  8. 8. Selected Sites for Anthropology / Archeology / Ethnography <ul><li>Anthropology Resources on the Internet http:// www.aaanet.org/resinet.htm from American Anthropological Assoc. </li></ul><ul><li>CSA Guide to Archaeological Projects http:// csanet.org/index.html from Center for the Study of Architecture/Archaeology </li></ul><ul><li>Pre-Columbian Art Research Institute http:// www.mesoweb.com/pari </li></ul><ul><li>Resources in Ethnographic Studies http://lcweb.loc.gov/folklife/other.html from Library of Congress, American Folklife Center </li></ul><ul><li>UCSB Department of Anthropology Links Directory http:// www.anth.ucsb.edu /links/pages from Anthropology Dept, Univ. of California, Santa Barbara </li></ul><ul><li>Art and Life in Africa Online http:// www.uiowa.edu/~africart/toc/index.html from Univ. of Iowa </li></ul><ul><li>Revised JR: H: Ethnographic Art Handout Revised 09/07 </li></ul>
  9. 9. Head of a King, 17th century Nigeria, Edo, Benin City, Bronze <ul><li>Location </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Benin City </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Nigeria </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Africa </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Time period </li></ul><ul><ul><li>17 th Century </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Medium </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Bronze </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lost-wax casting </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Subject </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Royalty </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ruler OR King OR Oba </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Kingdom </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Purpose </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Ritual </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Altar </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Related Ideas </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Headdress </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cleveland Museum of Art </li></ul></ul>Ideas taken from description of object on Cleveland of Art Museum website

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