Art Resources

 

AcademicInfo.net: General Arts Online Degree & Resource Guide

AcademicInfo is an online education resource center with extensive subject guides and distance learning information. General Arts Resources include links to pertinent Internet resources, art history resources, books, museums and exhibitions, online journals, news, government resources, organizations, multimedia, and other resources.

 

Artcyclopedia

80,000 works of art by 7,500 artists with emphasis on painting, but sculpture, architecture, photography, and decorative arts can also be found.

 

ArtSource

Selective list of art and architecture resources.

 

Art History

Gateway to over 400 academic, museum, commercial, and studio sites. Broad categories of art history, departments, research resources, resources for visual collections, image collections, and fine art schools.

 

Europeana

Europeana is a prototype database, funded by the European Commission, providing access to over 2 million digital objects, including images, texts, sounds, and videos. Content is provided by a variety of important organizations such as the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam, the British Library, and the Louvre. This site is a prototype of version 1.0 which will launch in 2010 with over 6 million objects.

 

Perseus Digital Library

Growing digital library of resources for the study of the ancient world. Text, images, and commentary are available for the study of ancient Greek literature, history, art, and archeology. Ancient Greek texts are generally available both in the original and in English translation with links to commentaries.

 

Smarthistory

Art. History. Conversation. Smarthistory.org is a free, not-for-profit, multi-media web-book designed as a dynamic enhancement (or even substitute) for the traditional art history textbook.

 

World Art Treasures

Scanned slides and biographical information about artists including examples of their work.