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ART213 Women & Art: Books

Against History Dumas

Against History by Marlene Dumas

Flack Egyptian Rocket Goddess

Egyptian Rocket Goddess by Audrey Flack

Quick-to-See Smith Hide and Seek

Hide and Seek by Jaune Quick-to-See Smith

Scape Kara Walker

Scape by Kara Walker

Saville Hyphen

Hyphen by Jenny Saville

Book Searching Tips

  • Search artist names
    • Kara Walker or Walker, Kara

  • Search name with the term exhibition catalog to find catalogs of artist's work
    • Jenny Saville AND exhibition catalog

  • Use themes explored by artists
    • feminism AND art 
    • gender AND art
    • race and art


There may not be an entire book written about your artist, however there could be a chapter or two.

You may not have to read an entire book! Academic works are written so that relevant sections/chapters are easily identifiable.

Step 1: Search the JKM Library

To find a book held by the JKM Library, search the online catalog:

EZ Borrow

Try EZ Borrow if you can't find a book in the JKM Library. 

*Ignore all books in EZ Borrow that have book icon with an 'e' on them. These are ebooks, which cannot be requested. Look for books with no 'e' on the icon.

E-Book Sources

The JKM Library has access to over 320,000 ebooks!  Use the links below to search our various ebook collections: