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Selected Asian Art Journals

Following is a list of selected journals covering Asian Art. Be sure to search general art journals, which also include Asian art.

  • To find out if the Lee Library subscribes to a specific title, search it in Journal Finder.
  • Print journals are located in the Periodicals Room, level 2 or by request in Auxiliary Storage.

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Archives of Asian Art (2008-current)
Annual journal devoted to new scholarship on art and architecture of South, Southeast, Central, and East Asia.

Archives of Asian Art (1968-current)
Archives of Asian Art (1945-1968)

The Art Bulletin (1913–present) Analysis of Art from around the world including Asian Art.

Ars Orientalis
Open access from 1954-2018.
Art AsiaPacific  |  N 7260 .A78x
Online from 1993-current, print from 1998-2018.
Artibus Asiae  |  N 8 .A75
Online 1925- (most recent 6 years not available), print from 1925-2010.
Asia Design Journal
Online 2007-current.
Online journal for the study and exhibition of the arts of Asia.
Asia Art Archive online journal.
Japan Architect  |  NA 6 .J3 J32x 
Print from 1971-2019.

Orientations (1997-current)
Bimonthly magazine published in Hong Kong since 1969. Covers the ancient arts of painting, calligraphy, bronzes, ceramics, and the decorative arts from scholarly research and current news. full-text online from 2013. Print from 1970-1984 (in Auxiliary Storage; ask for specific issues at the Periodical Reading Room Help Desk on Level 2. Call No. DS 501 .O73

Digitized Periodicals

Modern Sketch 時代漫畫

Rare Chinese periodical, Modern Sketch (Shidai manhua) contains caricatures, cartoons, and humorous writing that defined the golden era of Shanghai’s comic art during the mid-1930’s (1934-37).

Thirty-eight issues are available through Colgate University Digital Collections. Click the link above to browse all issues. To access the issue viewer, you should click the top link provided with each entry.


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