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Art: Online Resources

Art: Online Resources


American Philosophical Society, Native American Images - Collection of digitized Native American images, drawings made on Lewis and Clark's expedition, paintings by C.B.J.F. St. Memin, sketches by Titian Ramsay Peale, watercolors by James Otto Lewis, and more. The collection also includes photographs by anthropologists such as Franz Boas, Frank G. Speck, Elsie Clews Parson, and A. Irving Hallowell.

Art Full Text (4 concurrent users only) - Subjects include art and art history in a range of areas including advertising, architecture, decorative arts, landscape Architecture, media, museology, and photography. There is expanded coverage of Latin American, Canadian, Asian and non-Western art, new artists, contemporary art, exhibition reviews, and feminist criticism. Offered through HW Wilson.

Art Index Retrospective (4 concurrent users only) - A bibliographic database that cumulates citations to Art Index volumes 1-32 of the printed index published between 1929-1984. The database cites articles from periodicals published throughout the world. Periodical coverage includes English-language periodicals, yearbooks, and museum bulletins, as well as periodicals published in French, Italian, German, Spanish, and Dutch. In addition to articles, Art Index Retrospective indexes reproductions of works of art that appear in indexed periodicals. Offered through HW Wilson.

ARTbibliograhies Modern - Abstracts of journal articles, books, essays, exhibition catalogs, dissertations, and exhibition reviews extending from artists and movements beginning with Impressionism in the late 19th century, up to the most recent works and trends in the late 20th century. Covers all aspects of modern and contemporary art, including performance art and installation works, video art, computer and electronic art, body art, graffiti, artists' books, theater arts, crafts, jewelry, illustration, and more, as well as the traditional fine arts of painting, printmaking, sculpture, and drawing. Photography is covered from its invention in 1839 to the present. A particular emphasis is placed upon adding new and lesser-known artists and on the coverage of foreign-language literature. Approximately 13,000 new entries are added each year. 1974 to the present. Offered through Cambridge Scientific Abstracts.

CAMIO - Catalog of Art Museum Images Online - is a growing online collection documenting works of art from around the world, representing the collections of prominent museums. CAMIO highlights the creative output of cultures around the world, from prehistoric to contemporary times, and covering the complete range of expressive forms. Offered through OCLC.

cfile Daily Contemporary Ceramics - Cfile Daily, a news and review journal and an influential champion for avant-garde ceramics. Cfile online campus includes lectures, classroom material, edgy videos, recent exhibition catalogs, monographs and more. Community contributors are educators, ceramics creatives, critics, curators, and collectors.

Fine Arts and Music Collection - this collection provides full-text resources in the areas of drama, music, art history, and filmmaking. Offered through Gale.

Pop Culture Collection (InfoTrac) - Full text journal articles in the area of pop culture. Offered through Gale.

Tamarind Institute Catalogue - Tamarind Institute is a center for fine art lithography that trains master printers, engages in teaching and research, and houses a professional collaborative studio for artists. This catalogue includes all lithographs (monotypes are not included) made at Tamarind Institute between 1970 and 2002.

Web Sites

Art Images for College Teaching - an Art History resource of art images throughout the ages.

Art Project - Virtual access to 17 of the world's top museums, including the Uffizi Gallery (Florence, Italy), the National Gallery (London), and the Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York). Powered by Google.

Denver Public Library, Digital Image Collection - Digital archives from the DPL's Western History & Genealogy Dept.

Google Cultural Institute - Includes exhibits and collections from museums and archives all around the world covering a variety of subject areas such as art, history, and science.

Museum of Contemporary Photography - includes images of current, past, upcoming, and digital exhibitions.

New York Public Library Digital Gallery - 275,000 digital photographs and manuscripts from the NYPL.

Wilson Hurley - Contains extensive biographic and bibliographic information on Wilson Hurley and over 1,200 images of his works.

World Wide Arts Resources - a portal to arts information and culture.

General Online Databases - Use the links below to find more information in this subject area

Online Books and Catalogs
Online Video Resources
Journal / Magazine Article Databases
Newspaper Article Databases
Reference Databases