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Image of Summer Orange by Joan Snyder

Joan Snyder, Summer Orange, 1970. Oil, acrylic, spray enamel on canvas, 42" x 96". Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Michael Walls (GSD, Class of 1961-1963) in memory of his parents, John Alvin James Williamson Walls and Elva Mary Claire Riccardi Walls, 2007.225 . Photo: Steven Sloman. © Joan Snyder.

Welcome to the Fine Arts Library Contemporary Art research guide. The guide is intended to provide students and scholars with helpful resources and  tips for researching art produced from the 1970's onward. The Fine Arts Library collection contains books, magazines, journals, exhibition and auction catalogues as well as electronic resources that provide information about contemporary art . Please explore the guide and do not hesitate to contact us for further for help with your research. 

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