A major new journals-based resource for researching the history of 19th and 20th century art and design

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Arts + Architecture ProFILES (A+AP)



Art + Architecture ProFILES is an ongoing project, which will eventually contain data on every artist, designer, architect, craftsperson, photographer, studio, workshop, etc. discussed or illustrated in the journals and yearbooks covered by DAR and ReVIEW.


Update frequency:

Quarterly


Size:


Over 40,000 records, as of January 2016, with 5,000 records added annually.

Among subjects covered:

  • Advertising
  • Architecture
  • Book Design
  • Calligraphy
  • Ceramics
  • Fashion
  • Furniture Design
  • Glass Art and Design
  • Graphic Design
  • Illustration
  • Industrial Design
  • Interior Design
  • Jewelry
  • Metalsmithing
  • Packaging
  • Photography
  • Poster Design
  • Textile Design
  • Theatre Design
  • Typography


Features of A+AP:

  • Every entry is uniquely researched, and in some cases based on interviews and material submitted by the designers
  • Designers are identified by gender
  • Includes supplementary bibliographies
  • Contains numerous Web links
  • Constantly updated and revised
  • Easy to search


The latest issue of A+AP contains data on:

• 9,773 Painters
• 3,150 Sculptors
• 4,213 Architects ans architectural firms
• 818 Photographers and photographic studios
• 2,471 Poster designers
• 2,188 Ceramists and potteries
• 1,213 Glass artists and studios
• 4,733 Graphic designers and and studios
• 1,711 Industrial designers and studios
• 4,045 Illustrators
• 523 Typographers
• 927 Metalsmiths and metalworkers
• 412 Theatre designers
• 1,232 Textile designers and artists
• 2,318 Furniture designers and manufacturers
• 910 Jewelry designers
• 899 Interior designers
• 520 Cartoonists and caricaturist
• 9,925 U.S. artists, designers and architects
• 8,878 UK artists, designers and architects
• 2,372 Italian artists, designers and architects
• 3,959 German artists, designers and architects
• 1,265 Austrian artists, designers and architects
• 533 Hungarian artists, designers and architects
• 261 Polish artists, designers and architects
• 413 Russian and Soviet artists, designers and architects
• 345 Czech and Bohemian artists, designers and architects
• 2,279 French artists, designers and architects
• 607 Danish artists, designers and architects
• 629 Swedish artists, designers and architects
• 181 Norwegian artists, designers and architects
• 225 Finnish artists, designers and architects
• 744 Dutch artists, designers and architects
• 270 Spanish artists, designers and architects
• 775 Japanese artists, designers and architects
• 374 Belgian artists, designers and architects
• 503 Australian artists, designers and architects
• 149 New Zealand artists, designers and architects
• 578 Canadian artists, designers and architects