Tribal Art Magazine

Art & Design Collection  

Archived since #1 - March 1994
Complete Archive

98 issues

Tribal Art magazine is a luxury quarterly publication devoted to the arts and culture of the traditional peoples of Africa, Oceania, Asia and the Americas.

A digital subscription gives you access to over 25 years (nearly 15,000 pages) of back issues of Tribal Art magazine since Issue 1 – March 1994, updated every quarter with the latest issue.

At some 160 pages long, each issue demonstrates a commitment to the promotion of knowledge about, and the appreciation of, Tribal Art. The rich and varied content includes in-depth articles authored by international scholars and specialists, reviews of exhibitions, interviews with key figures in the Tribal Art world, histories of objects and collections, and comprehensive coverage of the latest art market news.

Exceptional design and striking iconography enhance and pay tribute to the aesthetic achievements of the cultures showcased within the pages of the magazine.

For the first time, thanks to the Exact Editions online platform, all the content of the archived magazines is fully searchable, offering you a unique browsing experience through 25 years of articles and artworks, making it an extremely functional research tool for students, artists, historians, authors, librarians and museum professionals alike, as well as anyone simply interested in world culture.

The archive can be accessed on computer, iPhone, iPad, Kindle Fire or Android app.

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Tribal Art magazine is a must have if you are passionate about the arts of Africa, Oceania, Asia and the Americas!

Latest Issue

This Spring 2021 issue, takes the reader to a far away "Sea of Islands," the new exhibition dedicated to the arts and cultures of Oceania that recently opened at the Volkenkunde Museum in Leiden.

The curator of Art Institute of Chicago, Constantine Petridis, introduces us to the new challenge of presenting the complexity of the history of African art pieces in a museum installation.

Our feature article presents the largely unknown tradition of malu boards, carved in the Middle Sepik region of Papua New Guinea.

Over 90 years of collecting and researching with Karl-Ferdinand Schädler interviewed by David Zemanek.

And much more, object history, museum news, market news, books, etc.

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Research Areas: Art & Design

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  • First Issue: #1 - March 1994
  • Latest Issue: #99 - Spring 2021
  • Issue Count: 98
  • Page Count: 14,947
  • Published: Quarterly

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