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The Grove Encyclopedia of Classical Art and Architecture The Grove Encyclopedia of Classical Art & Architecture Restricted Access   Information about The Greenwood Encyclopedia of Folktales and Fairytales: Volume 3, Q-Z
The Grove Encyclopedia of Materials and Techniques in Art The Grove Encyclopedia of Materials and Techniques in Art Restricted Access   Information about The Greenwood Encyclopedia of Folktales and Fairytales: Volume 3, Q-Z
Grove Encyclopedia of Northern Renaissance Art The Grove Encyclopedia of Northern Renaissance Art Restricted Access   Information about The Greenwood Encyclopedia of Folktales and Fairytales: Volume 3, Q-Z
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Some subject headings used for this discipline are listed below. For additional headings, refer to the Library of Congress Subject Headings volumes located behind the Reference Desk.

  • Arts, Modern Graphic Arts Impressionism
  • Painting

Internet Sites

 
  AIGA: The Professional Association for Design American Institute of Graphic Arts website providing information events, jobs, etc.
  Archives of American Art The Archives of American Art, a part of the Smithsonian Institution, is a large collection of millions of primary source materials consisting of diaries, letters, manuscripts, photographs, films, audio recordings, video recordings, and many more artifacts documenting American culture for the past 200+ years.
  artnet.com Provides access to the Grove's Dictionary of Art online.
  Artcyclopedia The fine art search engine.
Art History Resources

Art History Resources

Complied and maintained by Chris Whitcomb (Art History Professor at Sweet Briar College).
  British Library Online Gallery Here you can browse images of maps, photographs, historical documents, and illustrations in books.
  Corsair A fine collection of digitized medieval and Renaissance manuscripts, including beautiful illuminated manuscripts.
  Costume and Textile Collection Locate over 50,000 artifacts from the mid 18th-century to the present dealing with period clothing.
Getty Research Portal Getty Research Portal local digitized art history texts, rare books, and literature in the public domain in support of art history.
Google Art Project Google Art Project

Explore museums from around the world, discover and view hundreds of artworks at impressive zoom levels, and even create and share your own collection of masterpieces.

  International Foundation for Art Research This site focuses on issues of authenticity, ownership, theft, ethics and legal problems associated with art objects.
  New York Art Resources Consortium Portal to important collections for art researchers.
  National Gallery of Art National Gallery of Art digital images collections repository
Metropolitan Museum of Art Timeline of Art History The Timeline of Art History Is a chronological, geographical, and thematic exploration of the history of art from around the world, as illustrated especially by the Metropolitan Museum of Art's collection. The Timeline now extends from prehistory to 1600 A.D., and will continue to expand in scope and depth.
Turn of the Century Posters by the New York Public Library Turn of the Century Posters Features posters between 1890 and 1905.
Victoria and Albert Museum Victoria and Albert Museum This is the official website for the The Victoria and Albert Museums in London which contain artifacts on art, theatre, toys and childhood artifacts. The website allows visitors to browse or search collections from either of the three museums.
Wikimedia Commons

Wikimedia Commons

Is a website that offers more than 4,000,000 free sharing files for use as long as sources are cited. Video, audio, and image files are available for browsing and searching.
Wonders: Images of the Ancient World by the New York Public Library Wonders: Images of the Ancient World View around 1,800 artistic images of the ancient world in the Mediterranean area.
Architronic: The Electronic Journal of Architecture Architronic: The Electronic Journal of Architecture The Electronic Journal of Architecture
History of Art: World Wide Web Library

World Wide Web Virtual Library: Architecture

 
History of Art: World Wide Web Library

World Wide Web Virtual Library: History of Art

 

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