This pathfinder will list only web resources. For print sources and online periodical indexes see the Research Guide
Subject Heading in the catalog is Art Africa
African Art - Short essays on several topics; probably more useful for the links. Covers:
African Studies - This is an outstanding collection of sites, alpha arranged. The range of topics is encyclopedic, everything from museums, exhibits to art forms.
The Arts of Africa - Extensive listing of sites. Arranged by chronology and by topic.
The Art of Africa - Use this for general resources such as timelines and online museum collections and exhibits. There is also a large collection of images.
Collecting African Art - This site covers museums and galleries specializing in African art, books and journal articles, and other online resources.
African Art on the Internet - This is an extensive collection of sites, alpha arranged.
African Art and History Links - This site covers university, museum and gallery sites and other esoteric links to masks, etc.
Art and Life in Africa - This is an extensive listing of sites and here are some of the topics covered:
Tribal African Art - Use the navigation bar to the left to locate a tribe.
Contemporary African Art from the Harmon Foundation - Good for country and artist information.
Artlex - Contains many examples of African Art.
Voice of the Shuttle - This site is an extensive listing of general and specific sites.
Virtual Museum of Contemporary African Art - Links to artists, events, publications, museums, etc.
Google Images - This site will have more images than what you can look at in a lifetime. You can narrow it down by putting another word or phrase in the Google search box.
Traditional African Art - Covers masks, clothing, furniture, sculpture.
African Art Western Eyes - This site presents both images and narrative.