Arts & Humanities
- Art History Resources on the Web
Armed with a site index equipped to guide you to every era from prehistoric to contemporary art (from every part of the world), this collection of hyperlinks is an art lover’s dream. Links to research resources and museums and galleries are included.
- ArtCyclopedia: The Guide to Fine Art on the Internet
Searchable by artist’s name, artwork title, or museum name or location, this portal offers links to more than 100,000 works of art available on the internet. An online discussion forum, art news from around the world, and an artwork “actual sizer” are just a few of the other helpful links available to students and art seekers.
- ARTINFO Gallery Guide
Multiple ways to locate galleries (by specialty, country, state, etc.) make this a highly usable site where gallery seekers may also want to scan through featured galleries and the latest events.
- British Museum COMPASS: Collections Online
Unable to fly to London? Not a problem when you can search and browse over 4,000 highlights of the British Museum collection. Besides a generalized search box, items may be searched by culture, people, place, or materials they’re made of and images can be enlarged.
- The Louvre Online Collections Database, Atlas
This database of 22,000 works of art displayed throughout the Louvre is searchable by title or artist as well as room (with the capability to narrow to wing and floor), department (e.g. sculptures, paintings) or recent acquisitions. Works may be viewed both in the room setting and as high-resolution images.