Art journal



noun

a notebook kept by an artist as a personal record of images and sometimes words; also called artist’s journal
Examples

His art journal is a special place for recording and decoding his interior world — a place to download all his creative ideas, a place to remember the events of the day, or a place to doodle, to draw, and to dream.
Usage Note

also art journaling
Contemporary Examples

Sarah Moroz on the rebirth of a famous publishing house, gallery, and art journal.
The Great Book of Picasso Returns Sarah Moroz February 14, 2014

Historical Examples

The art journal, March, 1873, spoke of her as “one of our most accomplished female sculptors.”
Women in the fine arts, from the Seventh Century B.C. to the Twentieth Century A.D. Clara Erskine Clement

By way of contrast, we may cite the “art journal” of 1865, which provides a most extraordinary criticism of David, of that year.
Frederic Lord Leighton Ernest Rhys

A pat on the back, with a very lukewarm hand, was bestowed by “The art journal.”
The Germ Various

I think it was only in the art journal of September 1st, 1854, that any writer had the meanness to charge me with insincerity.
Modern Painters Vol. III. John Ruskin

One of the most active societies is that of Luxemburg, which has published an art journal since 1861.
The Catholic World. Volume II; Numbers 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12. E. Rameur

From 1826 to 1837 he was editor of a great number and variety of public prints, and in 1839 he founded and edited The art journal.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 12, Slice 7 Various

Oh, there is an article here in the art journal on which you must give me an opinion.
Floyd Grandon’s Honor Amanda Minnie Douglas

Robert Hooker was reading this one evening in the “art journal” when a thought came to him.
The Unpublishable Memoirs A. S. W. Rosenbach

These words were written before the “art journal” had published its programme for 1881.
The Library Andrew Lang

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