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Angels on the Web

Angels on the Web

Annotated web directory to information on angels in the Christian, Jewish and Muslim faiths. Includes a categorized collection of thumbnails and links to over 550 images of Angels from Medieval manuscripts to contemporary computer art.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Visual Arts; Arts & Humanities–Religion & Theology

Photo.net

Photo.net

A web site containing Internet resources related to photography. Categories include discussion groups and mailing lists, photo exhibits, equipment reviews, and technique/how to information for traditional and digital photography. There is a search function available.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Photography & Film

Graphic Design Employment, Advice, Resources & Training

Graphic Design Employment, Advice, Resources & Training

Includes graphic design employment advice, how-to articles on preparing images correctly for print, setting up documents in InDesign and Quark, artwork press-preparation, best practices and general workflow, links to other graphic design sites, and much more. Uses real-world projects to demonstrate how graphic design skills can be applied and inclu …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Graphic Arts & Design

Latin American Art Directory: South American, Central American, Mexican and Caribbean Art Gallery

Latin American Art Directory: South American, Central American, Mexican and Caribbean Art Gallery

The Latin American Art Directory is an online journal for Latin arts and culture. This site allows you to read biographies and interview transcripts with famous Latin American artists; read current articles on issues in the Latin America artists??? community; view and review Latin art collections from major museums; and browse a directory of museu …
Subject: Regional & Country Information–Latin America; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Visual Arts

The Art & Architecture Thesaurus

The Art & Architecture Thesaurus

This structured vocabulary currently containing more than 130,000 terms possibly “used to describe art, architecture, decorative arts, material culture, and archival materials.” Users can browse hierarchically, or use the search function.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Architecture

Blind Spot

Blind Spot

Blind Spot is a journal of contemporary photography published by Lexington Labs in New York City. It was started in 1992 by Kim Zorn Caputo and features the artwork of leading photographers as well as up-and-coming artists.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Photography & Film

Kodak

Kodak

Find advice and general information about photography. Includes information about composing an interesting picture and choosing the right film.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Photography & Film

ArchNet

ArchNet

“ArchNet is an online community for architects, planners, urban designers, landscape architects, and scholars, with a special focus on the Islamic world.” Includes an impressive digital library with many images of Islamic architechture.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Architecture; Arts & Humanities–Religion & Theology–Faiths & Denominations–Islam

World War II Poster Collection

World War II Poster Collection

This database contains images and description of World War II era posters promoting the U.S. war effort on topics ranging from material conservation to secrecy. “The Government Publications Department at Northwestern University Library has a very comprehensive collection of over 300 posters issued by U.S. Federal agencies from the onset of war thr …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–Wars–World War II; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Graphic Arts & Design

The National Portrait Gallery

The National Portrait Gallery

This reference tool helps find useful images – painting, sculpture, and photography – of people of historical interest in the United States. The images give a good representation of what presidents and other historical figures actually looked like, along with short citations of historical note. Look for ongoing exhibits of social history, portrai …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts

IPL Exhibit: Pueblo Pottery

IPL Exhibit: Pueblo Pottery

Displays a wide range of Native American Pueblo pottery from the Southwestern United States. Full screen, full color images are accompanied by detailed descriptions.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–Native American History; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Craft & Folk Art

Frida by Kahlo

Frida by Kahlo

Mexican artist and icon Frida Kahlo???s paintings were highly autobiographical, and this site integrates them into a chronology of her life. The times, culture, and people of her life are discussed in relation to her paintings. Also contains links to similar information about two other iconic figures in Kahlo???s life, Diego Rivera and Leon Trots …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–Mexican History; Regional & Country Information–North America–Mexico–Mexican Fine Arts

Labyrinth: Resources for Medieval Studies

Labyrinth: Resources for Medieval Studies

A comprehensive resource for Medieval Studies: bibliographies, European cultural studies, pedagogical resources, professional information and organizations, electronic texts, music.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts; Arts & Humanities–Literature–Literature By Time Period; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History–Middle Ages (Medieval)

Images Canada

Images Canada

“Images Canada provides central search access to the over 65,000 images held on the websites of participating Canadian cultural institutions. Through Images Canada, you can find images of the Canadian events, people, places and things that collectively are our heritage.”
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Photography & Film; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–Canadian History

Castles on the Web

Castles on the Web

Tours, collections, images and information about castles around the world. Offers an “ask us” area where castle-related questions may be submitted. Additional information is included about heraldry, medieval studies, myths and legends, and various other medieval building types.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Architecture; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History–Middle Ages (Medieval)

Digital Archive of American Architecture

Digital Archive of American Architecture

Extensive site providing timelines and chronologies of American architecture from the 17th century onward. Includes images of buildings, biographies of architects, lists of exemplary buildings and types, and a visual glossary of styles.
Subject: Reference–Biographies–Artists & Architects; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Architecture

Ad*Access

Ad*Access

“The Ad*Access Project, funded by the Duke Endowment “Library 2000” Fund, presents images and database information for over 7,000 advertisements printed in U.S. and Canadian newspapers and magazines between 1911 and 1955. Ad*Access concentrates on five main subject areas: Radio, Television, Transportation, Beauty and Hygiene, and World War II, prov …
Subject: Business & Economics–Marketing & Advertising; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Graphic Arts & Design; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History

Emergence of Advertising in America

Emergence of Advertising in America

“EAA presents over 9,000 images that illustrate the rise of consumer culture, especially after the American Civil War, and the birth of a professionalized advertising industry in the United States. The images are drawn from over a dozen separate collections in the Hartman Center and Duke’s Rare Book, Manuscript, and Special Collections Library. The …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History; Business & Economics–Marketing & Advertising; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Graphic Arts & Design

Bodleian Library Manuscript Images

Bodleian Library Manuscript Images

Manuscript images from Oxford University’s Bodleian Library. More than 1000 images from important works in the collection. Period represented: 8th to 19th century. Contries represented: England, France, Germany, Italy, and the Netherlands. Images arranged according to text and period. Each image contains extensively cataloging, and and are availabl …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History–Middle Ages (Medieval)

National First Ladies Library

National First Ladies Library

“As the first and only facility of its kind, the National First Ladies’ Library will serve as a unique, national resource for patrons from school children to scholars. As a national archive devoted to educating people about the contributions of First Ladies and other important women in history, the Library’s holdings will fill an informational voi …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Libraries–Libraries By Type–Special Libraries–Fine Arts And Humanities Libraries; Reference–Biographies; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–Presidents

Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution

Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution

Archive of “letters, diaries, and scrapbooks of artists, dealers, and collectors; manuscripts of critics and scholars; business records of museums, galleries, and associations; photographs; works of art on paper; and oral history interviews.” Digital collections can be browsed by theme or searched by keyword.
Subject: Reference–Biographies–Artists & Architects; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–Historical Documents; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Visual Arts; Arts & Humanities–Archives & Records Management–Online Exhibitions; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Topic–History Of Arts & Humanities

Architecture and Interior Design for 20th Century America (1935-1955)

Architecture and Interior Design for 20th Century America (1935-1955)

“This Gottscho-Schleisner Collection is comprised of over 29,000 images primarily of architectural subjects, including interiors and exteriors of homes, stores, offices, factories, historic buildings, and other structures. Subjects are concentrated chiefly in the northeastern United States, especially the New York City area, and Florida. Included a …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–United States History By Era–20th Century United States History; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Architecture; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Graphic Arts & Design

Latvian Folklore and Traditional Culture

Latvian Folklore and Traditional Culture

Find out more about Latvian Folklore groups, activities, traditional instruments and performance styles. Traditional performance groups are divided by location and alphabetically, and some include musical samples.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Genres–World; Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Genres–Folk; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Craft & Folk Art

Sources for Building History: A Guide to Researching Historic Buildings in the British Isles

Sources for Building History: A Guide to Researching Historic Buildings in the British Isles

“This extensive web site provides a comprehensive introduction to useful information sources for researching architectural history in the British Isles. It covers small-scale and grand houses; castles; business buildings; public buildings; and buildings of charitable purpose. A large section considers how to research ecclesiastical buildings. There …
Subject: Regional & Country Information–Europe–United Kingdom; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Architecture

The Forum Romanum

The Forum Romanum

This award winning site was created by three high school students from the Netherlands. It covers information on the Roman Forum as well as interesting facts on Roman history and religion. The site provides biographical information on ancient Roman figures as well as covering aspects of daily life. It also provides users with a short quiz and an …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Classics–By Region–Rome; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History–Antiquity; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Architecture

Google Art Project

Google Art Project

This website, provided by Google, allows users to ???walk??? pre-selected galleries in seventeen museums worldwide. Users can zoom in on selected works, review information about the artwork and artists that created them, and in some cases view short videos about selected works. Collaboration with additional museums in the future is expected.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Visual Arts; Art; Sports, Entertainment, And Arts–Arts–Art

WebMuseum

WebMuseum

The WebMuseum is a non-profit collaborative effort on the part of many museums and galleries worldwide to provide access to visual images tht are out of copyright. Images, exhibitions, an index of artists, and a glossary of art terms may be found here.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Museum Studies; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Visual Arts

Albumen: History, Science and Preservation

Albumen: History, Science and Preservation

“Presenting the art and science of albumen printing, this site brings together 19th Century technical instruction, contemporary research, an online forum for conservation treatment and a wealth of images. This unique resource is dedicated to those who value the application of technology to the creative process of image making.”
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Photography & Film

American Ballet Theatre

American Ballet Theatre

ABT homepage featuring a ballet dictionary, company archives with information on past shows and coreographers, dancer bios, and a variety of other information about the company.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Performing Arts–Dance

CyberDance Ballet on the Net

CyberDance Ballet on the Net

This is a good site for updated information on ballet companies, dance education, news, people, organizations, international information and links to other dance related sites. There are links to ballet company web pages and biographies and photographs of dancers. There is also a glossary of dance related terms.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Performing Arts–Dance

An American Ballroom Companion: Dance Instruction Manuals ca. 1490 – 1920

An American Ballroom Companion: Dance Instruction Manuals ca. 1490 – 1920

A “collection of over two hundred social dance manuals at the Library of Congress” spanning 400 years with “75 video clips that illustrate portions of the Dance Instruction Manuals.” Includes “antidance manuals, histories, treatises on etiquette… historical information on theatrical dance,” and more.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Performing Arts–Dance

Free to Dance

Free to Dance

Free to Dance chronicles the role of African American dancers and choreographers in the United States. It includes a timeline and biographies.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Performing Arts–Dance; Sports, Entertainment, And Arts–Arts–Dance; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–History

Renaissance Dance

Renaissance Dance

“Here you will find information on everything to do with European dance from the 15th to early 17th centuries.” This site includes drawings and photographs from primary and secondary sources and a comprehensive bibliography.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Performing Arts–Dance

Broadway.com: Broadway Buzz

Broadway.com: Broadway Buzz

Site provides “editorial coverage of theater on the web, including the latest news, interviews with actors and playwrights, opening-night coverage, original theater reviews and video features” as well as “current box office results, show synopses, credits and biographies and in-depth Tony Awards coverage.”
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Performing Arts–Drama & Performance (Theater & Stagecraft); Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Performing Arts–Dance; Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Performance

Dance Magazine

Dance Magazine

Dance Magazine, published monthly both in print and on-line, focuses on dance as an art. The magazine contains a performance calendar, many articles related to dance, news about dance companies worldwide, and a listing of dance studios around the world with contact information.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Performing Arts–Dance

Dance Magazine

Dance Magazine

Dance Magazine, published monthly both in print and on-line, focuses on dance as an art. The magazine contains a performance calendar, many articles related to dance, news about dance companies worldwide, and a listing of dance studios around the world with contact information.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Performing Arts–Dance

Photography Articles by RIT Faculty Members

Photography Articles by RIT Faculty Members

“This is an eclectic list including some recent as well as “vintage” articles by several current and past members of the faculty of the School of Photographic Arts and Sciences at RIT. They range from topics on infrared photography, ultraviolet, synchroballistic, panoramic, peripheral, schlieren, photofinish, and many other topics.”
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Photography & Film

PhotoForum on the Internet

PhotoForum on the Internet

“This is the website for the PhotoForum on the Internet, an active mail list dedicated to photography educators, professionals and students. The site includes access to a large database of schools worldwide that teach photography, an extensive FAQ file, exhibition services, employment opportunities, etc.”
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Photography & Film

Artcyclopedia

Artcyclopedia

Psst… want to see a picture? How about the Mona Lisa? Artcyclopedia is a directory of links to museum quality artwork. It can be searched by artist name, by subject (for example landscapes), by movement (for example, Impressionism), as well as by medium and nationality. Also includes an index of women artists.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Visual Arts; Art, Music & Museums–Art; Sports, Entertainment, And Arts–Arts

Digital Archive of Art: Online Images from Boston College

Digital Archive of Art: Online Images from Boston College

A collection of images of paintings from the 18th and 19th centuries and sculpture from the ancient Greek period, the Renaissance, and the 19th and 20th centuries. Artists represented include Michelangelo, Monet, Manet, Renoir, Degas, Gauguin, Seurat, Van Gogh, Rodin, Daumier, Munch, Arp, Duchamp, Ernst, and many others.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Visual Arts; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Architecture; Art; Sports, Entertainment, And Arts–Arts–Art

Zoom

Zoom

Zoom is about “Fine-Art, Reportage and Fashion Photography.”
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Photography & Film

Source

Source

Source “has become an essential component of photographic culture in Ireland…This site is designed to give you a flavour of the magazine.”
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Photography & Film

The David Collection

The David Collection

The David Collection is a museum in Denmark with three permanent collections: Islamic Art, European 18th-Century Art, and Danish Early Modern Art. There is a current events page. In English and Danish.

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Subject: Arts & Humanities–Museums; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Visual Arts

Covering Photography

Covering Photography

Looks at “the history of photography and book cover design” and how photos get transformed when they are used on book covers. Offers a book cover image database searchable “by Photographer, Author, Publisher, Publication Date and Designer.”
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Photography & Film

Photography@nationalgeographic.com

Photography@nationalgeographic.com

Features the work of National Geographic photographers including photo galleries that can be browsed by topic, photographer tips and guides, photographer biographers, ask-a-photographer and other features.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Photography & Film

Art Nouveau World Wide

Art Nouveau World Wide

“The site provides an overview of the Art Nouveau movement. It features a sensitive map showing the centres of the Movement in Europe, plus a list by town and country of centres in Europe and America. These link to ideas, artists or buildings of relevance to Art Nouveau in that area. Also included are lists of artists, architects, designers, FAQ??s …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Architecture; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Graphic Arts & Design

Morfae

Morfae

Find news and other information about modern art, architecture, fashion, design, and interior decorating. Includes pictures, descriptions, and background information about artistic creations.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Visual Arts; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Architecture

Artist Pension Trust

Artist Pension Trust

Provides information on art, artists, and curators involved with the Artist Pension Trust.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Collectors & Collecting; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Visual Arts; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Photography & Film; Business & Economics–Finance–Investments

Creative Spotlite – Art Lessons Online – Art Instruction for Beginners

Creative Spotlite – Art Lessons Online – Art Instruction for Beginners

Provides art tutorials from trained artists. Topics include drawing, painting, crafts, and mixed media. Also provides information on color theory and composition. Includes artist interviews.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Arts & Crafts; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Visual Arts; Arts & Humanities Blogs; Entertainment & Leisure Blogs–Crafting Blogs

Clara Database of Women Artists

Clara Database of Women Artists

Interactive database of women artists provided by the National Museum of Women in the Arts. Site contains “authoritative information on 18,000 women visual artists of all time periods and nationalities.”
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Visual Arts

Fotografia Reflex: Italian/English Dictionary of Photography Terms

Fotografia Reflex: Italian/English Dictionary of Photography Terms

This source is a scrollable English to Italian dictionary of photography. The words are listed by the English word, followed by the Italian translation. Users can jump to a specific letter of the alphabet through the appropriate link.
Subject: Reference–Dictionaries–Translation–English Translation Dictionaries–Italian-English; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Photography & Film

Freeze Frame: Historic Polar Images

Freeze Frame: Historic Polar Images

Results of a “two-year digitisation project that brings together photographs from both Arctic and Antarctic expeditions.” Also contains biographies of explorers and summaries of their expeditions.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Libraries–Libraries By Type–Digital Libraries; Reference–Geography; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Photography & Film

Pinhole Visions

Pinhole Visions

“Pinhole Visions provides organized access to all types of information on pinhole photography, and most especially to the work of pinhole photographers. This site is continually updated as more pinhole enthusiasts add to the pinhole knowledge pool.” The site includes galleries of pinhole photography, a directory of pinhole artists on the web, news …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Photography & Film

Art Crimes: The Writing on the Wall

Art Crimes: The Writing on the Wall

Resource on the topic of graffiti art. Browse the image gallery of graffiti from all over the world, read about selected artists and their works, and check out links to related sites. Also includes articles and events information.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Visual Arts–Painting

W J’s Homepage

W J’s Homepage

This site is an excellent technical resource on Infrared Photography. This is a personal home page which describes how to develop your own IR film in both color or black and white formats, saving a person that would like to experiment pictorially time and money. This page is also a good source to find images made with IR film as well as used came …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Photography & Film

Mad Hatter’s Review

Mad Hatter’s Review

Biannual multimedia online magazine showcasing prose, poetry, art, music, and reviews from contemporary artists and writers from around the world.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Performing Arts–Drama & Performance (Theater & Stagecraft); Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Performance; Arts & Humanities–Literature–Online Texts–Contemporary Fiction; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Photography & Film; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Visual Arts–Sculpture; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Visual Arts–Drawing; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Visual Arts–Painting

William Blake Archive

William Blake Archive

William Blake’s works including paintings and books are available, along with a biography and chronology of his life and works.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature–Authors; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Visual Arts

Rossetti Archive

Rossetti Archive

Provides access to most, if not all, of the visual and written works by Dante Gabriel Rossetti in order to support scholarly study of the artist.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature–Authors; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Visual Arts

Sondheim.com

Sondheim.com

Sondheim.com is a site devoted to the works of musical composer and playwright Stephen Sondheim. It contains a library of information about Sondheim’s works, as well as music clips, interviews with Sondheim, and the latest news about him.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Performing Arts–Drama & Performance (Theater & Stagecraft); Entertainment & Leisure–Theater; Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Genres–Showtunes & Soundtracks

PhotoLinks

PhotoLinks

A database of Internet resources related to photography. Listings contain annotations written by the site submitter. You can browse by category, region or alphabetically, or search the collection.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Photography & Film

Voices from the Gaps

Voices from the Gaps

Promotes women writers and artists of color. Designed and maintained by University of Minnesota and contains biographies and literary analysis of the artists’ work. Also has blogs from the artists and recorded interviews. A good place to start research about these artists and writers.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature–Authors; Arts & Humanities–Culture–Criticism; Arts & Humanities–Literature–Writing; Arts & Humanities–Literature–Criticism; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Visual Arts–Painting

Projection, Lights and Staging News

Projection, Lights and Staging News

Projection, Lights and Staging News showcases the latest industry tips, happenings and products.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Performing Arts–Drama & Performance (Theater & Stagecraft)

Framing Canada: A Photographic Memory

Framing Canada: A Photographic Memory

A searchable collection of digitized photographs from the files of Library and Archives Canada, covering 1843 through the mid-20th Century. This collection documents the history of Canada and the history of Canadian photography. Included is an essay on ???Decoding Photographs.???
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Photography & Film; Regional & Country Information–North America–Canada

Collecting Art – Learn how to build a collection

Collecting Art – Learn how to build a collection

This is just one of the many varied articles on museums and art that can be found at MuseumSpot.com. Educate yourself to become a better collector and find resources here to help you do it. Search an extensive selection of museums by name, location, or subject. There are lists of exhibits, an archive of past art and museum related questions, and a …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Collectors & Collecting

Art-Collecting.com

Art-Collecting.com

This site was created by Dan Fear, owner of The Silver Image Gallery, a well respected Seattle art gallery from 1973 to 1993, to assist artists, art galleries and art collectors, and to share information about selling and collecting fine art. It has a wealth of information on art collecting and describes some specialty areas to consider collecting …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Collectors & Collecting

The Art Collecting Bug

The Art Collecting Bug

Michael Corbin is a writer and avid art collector. He loves visiting galleries and museums in addition to viewing art online and talking with artists. In this essay he discusses how he first contracted the “art collecting bug” and gives several tips to fellow collectors who might be interested in collecting art from online sources. Links from this …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Collectors & Collecting; Arts & Humanities Blogs; Entertainment & Leisure Blogs–Collecting Blogs

Consejo Nacional para la Cultura y las Artes (CONACULTA)

Consejo Nacional para la Cultura y las Artes (CONACULTA)

This website from the National Council for Culture and the Arts in Mexico offers a variety of Mexican cultural information. Find out about upcoming and past events, cultural insitutions such as museums and libraries, and Mexican art and artists. In Spanish.
Subject: Regional & Country Information–North America–Central America–Central American Fine Arts

Consulate General of Mexico in New York

Consulate General of Mexico in New York

Includes information on travel visas, legal documents, cultural events/organizations, and consular offices and embassies for Mexican nationals as well as those wanting to travel to Mexico. Provides links to Mexican media sites and government agencies. In English and Spanish.
Subject: Regional & Country Information–North America–Central America–Central American Fine Arts; Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America–Mexico Travel & Tourism

Perry-Castaneda Library Map Collection: Mexico Maps

Perry-Castaneda Library Map Collection: Mexico Maps

Provided by the University of Texas Libraries, peruse Mexican city, state and national maps from various eras. Includes links to various political and geographic maps, historical maps and atlases of Mexico.
Subject: Regional & Country Information–North America–Central America–Central American Fine Arts; Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America–Mexico Travel & Tourism

Off the Map: Tour Backyard Paradises

Off the Map: Tour Backyard Paradises

Off the Map, provided by PBS, provides video tours of unique individual works of visual art such as Bottle Village, Windmill Park, Salvation Mountain, the Forevertron, and other unique creations, with special information and biographies about the individuals who created them. This site requires Flash.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Visual Arts

Art History Resources on the Web

Art History Resources on the Web

This comprehensive Art History resource organizes links by civilization and then by subheadings, such as Prehistoric Art with Paleolithic, Mesolithic, and Neolithic Art subheadings. It proceeds through Ancient Near East, Ancient Egypt, Ancient Greece, Ancient Rome, Art in Early Europe, Art in the Middle Ages, into the Renaissance, and so on. It t …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Visual Arts; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Topic–History Of Arts & Humanities

The Shakespeare Art Museum

The Shakespeare Art Museum

Featuring the writings and visual works (oil paintings, graphics, and watercolors) of visual artist Hannah Tompkins, these works based on the plays and themes of William Shakespeare were displayed at the Shakespeare Art Museum in Ashland Oregon. The Museum was founded in 1984 as a non-profit organization by Wolf Tomkins and Hannah Tompkins. “At th …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Performing Arts–Drama & Performance (Theater & Stagecraft); Arts & Humanities–Literature–Authors–Shakespeare; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Visual Arts–Painting

The Life and Work of Artist Anton S. Tobey

The Life and Work of Artist Anton S. Tobey

This is a very comprehensive site on the life and works of the late artist Anton S. Tobey. “The site contains over 300 of Tobey???s murals, portraits of famous people, his published paintings in Life and The Golden Books series and an illustrated biography of him with over 50 illustrations of him with family, at work and teaching art.”
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Visual Arts–Painting

Esflamenco.com

Esflamenco.com

Covers Spanish flamenco culture: dancing, guitar playing, and singing.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Dance; Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Genres–World

Art Nut Sculpture Parks and Gardens

Art Nut Sculpture Parks and Gardens

This is a sculptor’s website that provides a directory of sculpture parks and gardens located all over the world. Contact information is provided for each location.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Visual Arts–Sculpture

Education by Design: The Bienes Center’s WPA Museum Extension Project Collection

Education by Design: The Bienes Center’s WPA Museum Extension Project Collection

An online exhibit and digital database of over 700 educational and visual aids from a collection at the Broward County (FL) Main Library produced under the Works Administration Program (WPA) between 1935 and 1943. The site also includes a brief history of the WPA and a select bibliography.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Visual Arts

Mastermind Magazine

Mastermind Magazine

“Mastermind magazine explores digital art, videogames, social experimentation, fashion, design, graphic novels, architecture, film, music theory, history and mass media.”
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Visual Arts; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Graphic Arts & Design

African Imagery

African Imagery

This website brings together photographers who focus on Africa. Artists are solicited to contribute; their photographs are available for viewing in the Galleries.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Photography & Film

Making Sense of Marcel Duchamp

Making Sense of Marcel Duchamp

This is a multimedia time line of the works of the sculptor, painter, and author, Marcel Duchamp. Through animation, you can interact with Duchamp’s artworks and learn of Duchamp’s philosophies. Look for the bibliography at the end of the time line.
Subject: Reference–Biographies–Authors; Reference–Biographies–Artists & Architects; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Visual Arts; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Visual Arts–Sculpture; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Visual Arts–Painting

Worlds Intertwined: Greeks, Romans, and Etruscans

Worlds Intertwined: Greeks, Romans, and Etruscans

Virtual gallery from the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Covers many aspects of ancient Roman life, including religion, trade and industry, domestic life, and death and burial.
Subject: Prehistoric Europe; Social Sciences–Anthropology; Arts & Humanities–Classics–By Topic–Religion; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Topic–History Of Arts & Humanities; Arts & Humanities–Classics–By Topic–Social Life & Customs; Social Sciences–Archaeology; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Era–Prehistoric And Ancient History; Arts & Humanities–Classics–By Topic–Arts; Arts & Humanities–Classics–By Region–Rome; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Architecture; Arts & Humanities–History–European History–Antiquity; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Visual Arts–Sculpture; Social Sciences–Social Customs, Traditions, And Folklore–Material Traditions

FreeFoto.com

FreeFoto.com

“FreeFoto.com is one of the largest collections of free photographs for non-commercial use on the Internet. The comprehensive, yet easy to navigate site features 50 main sections with over 1000 sub headings. The photographs are free to private non-commercial users and for sale to other users. FreeFoto.com contains over 28,000 images with new pictur …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Photography & Film

Stage Directions

Stage Directions

“…serves the strategic, practical and technical information needs of small theaters across the country.”
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Performing Arts–Drama & Performance (Theater & Stagecraft)

Design and Decoration in Argentina

Design and Decoration in Argentina

Much of the content of this magazine is photographic in nature, capturing the visual appearance of interior and exterior designs and structures.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Graphic Arts & Design

Photographic Libraries

Photographic Libraries

The photographic library and archival resource contains national and private photographic collections. The
Photographic Library Directory is a unique resource that provides a broad range of visual resources.
Subject: Computers & Internet–Art, Imaging, & Multimedia; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Photography & Film

the-artists.org

the-artists.org

the-artists.org features an “extended database of 20th Century and contemporary visual artists. The masters of the past hundred years are represented with their portrait, dates and places of birth and death, with links to webresources to find anything you want to know about them, with images of their work, comprehensive biographies and articles, an …
Subject: Reference–Biographies–Artists & Architects; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Visual Arts

Visual Magic

Visual Magic

“The world’s only electronic publication dedicated to digital effects.”
Subject: Computers & Internet–Art, Imaging, & Multimedia; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Graphic Arts & Design

Photographic Processing

Photographic Processing

“The magazine is written specifically for the photography lab professional who is actively involved in the buying and specifying of equipment, accessories and peripherals for the lab. The magazines emphasis is on coverage of industry news and trends, business management, sales and marketing strategies, new products industry profiles and the environ …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Photography & Film

Photo Industry Reporter

Photo Industry Reporter

“The Imaging Industry’s Business Paper.” Emphasis on industry news and events rather than retailing. Articles, editorials, industry events, free classifieds, archives.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Photography & Film

Photo Magazine

Photo Magazine

“The complete ONLINE Photo & Camera Magazine.”
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Photography & Film

Outdoor Photographer

Outdoor Photographer

Outdoor Photographer is a monthly magazine designed to “show you how and where to create wonderful images of the world outdoors.” Includes “how-to” features focused on outdoor subjects, and buyer’s guides to the newest photo and outdoor products.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Photography & Film

London Independent Photography

London Independent Photography

London Independent Photography highlights independent photographers and their work, primarily in the London (U.K.) area. It also includes exhibition reviews and recommendations, short articles, and news relevant to photographers.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Photography & Film

Lighting Dimensions

Lighting Dimensions

A creative and technical journal for live entertainment professionals in lighting, staging, and projection. Represents a merger of the main components of three former industry magazines–Entertainment Design, Lighting Design, and SRO.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Performing Arts–Drama & Performance (Theater & Stagecraft); Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Architecture; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Graphic Arts & Design

Jacket Magazine

Jacket Magazine

Jacket is a “free Internet electronic quarterly review of new writing”, covering English literary work from around the world. It is published in January, April, July and October. Issues generally consist of collected work recently published elsewhere (with full credits and copyrights noted throughout) . Sections cover prose and poetry, as well a …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature–Online Texts–Contemporary Fiction; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Photography & Film

The Eye Protocol

The Eye Protocol

“If you are an amateur photographer, a pro photographer, or perhaps just looking around, you are about to explore some very interesting pages, filled with photographs, information, advice, educational tips and a few extras.”
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Photography & Film

CurtainUp

CurtainUp

“CurtainUp is a NYC based theater site of reviews and features… the latter include theater-related book reviews, quotations, annotated address books ofshow listings…updated at least once a week.”
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Performing Arts–Drama & Performance (Theater & Stagecraft); Entertainment & Leisure–Theater

CSA Newsletter (Computer Technologies for Archaeologists and Architectural Historians)

CSA Newsletter (Computer Technologies for Archaeologists and Architectural Historians)

Triannual electronic newsletter providing “up-to-date information on the use of computers and digital technologies in the practice of archaeology and architectural history […] intended to assist scholars in their attempts to use computers to generate digital information and in disseminating that digital information.” Electronic notification of up …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Museum Studies; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Architecture; Computers & Internet–Computer Software; Social Sciences–Archaeology

Baren-Suji

Baren-Suji

“Baren-Suji is an informative and useful newsletter for those interested in printmaking with specific interest in woodcuts and woodblock printmaking. Subscription is free to both the forum and the newsletter.”
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Visual Arts

Art Deadlines List

Art Deadlines List

“A monthly email newsletter listing art contests & competitions, art scholarships & grants, juried exhibitions, art jobs & internships, call for entries/proposals/papers, writing & photo contests, residencies, design & architecture competitions, auditions, casting calls, fellowships, festivals, funding, and other opportunities (including some that …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Performing Arts–Drama & Performance (Theater & Stagecraft); Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts

Apogee Photo Magazine

Apogee Photo Magazine

“A web magazine on photography for the nonspecialist which covers a broad suite of topics from nature and travel to people photography, from the basics to advanced photographic techniques. It is supported by more than 40 photographic sponsors and also includes a directory of photographic schools, workshop programs and lists of publications and vide …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Photography & Film

Web Gallery of Art

Web Gallery of Art

“The Web Gallery of Art is a virtual museum and searchable database of European painting and sculpture of the Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque periods (1150-1750), currently containing over 8,000 reproductions. Biographies, commentaries, guided tours are available.”
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Visual Arts–Sculpture; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Visual Arts–Painting

Biblioteca Nacional de Mexico

Biblioteca Nacional de Mexico

Gives information about the library, its collections, and services, as well as a connection to their online catalog.
Subject: Regional & Country Information–North America–Central America–Central American Fine Arts; Arts & Humanities–Libraries–Libraries Around The World

Art a GoGo

Art a GoGo

“Art over easy” — this site provides links to museums, events, exhibitions, and ways to learn about art in an easy-to-read, jargon-free style.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Museum Studies; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Visual Arts

ArtNet

ArtNet

Excellent resource for images, artist biographies, auction results, art books for sale, galleries and museum exhibitions, and art research resources, with a focus on contemporary art and artists.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Visual Arts

The Artchive

The Artchive

Over 2,000 scanned images of fine art, historical background on art and artists, theory and criticism, and rotating “gallery” exhibitions.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Visual Arts

AskART

AskART

AskART.com is the world’s most comprehensive database about North American artists. Information includes dates, states, methods, biographies, subjects for which best known, a decade by decade breakdown of 20th century literature in which they are referenced, and total number of auction lots sold and unsold of their works.” Also find dealers who ar …
Subject: Reference–Biographies–Artists & Architects; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Visual Arts

The DiCammilo Companion to British & Irish Country Houses

The DiCammilo Companion to British & Irish Country Houses

“The Database of Houses is a continuing effort to list every country house built in Britain and Ireland, standing or demolished.?? The Database is updated daily and currently lists over 6,500 houses.?? This undertaking will compile as many details as can be found about the houses, families who occupied them, and their estates, in a standardized for …
Subject: Regional & Country Information–Europe–United Kingdom–History; Reference–Genealogy; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Architecture

The British Museum

The British Museum

Images of famous works owned by the British Museum are pictured here, along with the history of the museum and general information about collections, exhibits, departments, tours, and events. Educational materials about the cultures represented in the Museum’s collections are also available here.
Subject: Regional & Country Information–Europe–United Kingdom–History; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Visual Arts; Art

CameraQuest’s Classic Camera Profiles

CameraQuest’s Classic Camera Profiles

Looking into a Nikon F3 US Navy as opposed to a Nikon F US Navy? Numerous images and description of most cameras produced in this century. Exhaustive serial number lists for particular camera models, methods of design and production, and scanned photos taken by particular models. Includes “My Not So Objective Picks and Pans”: frank advice for consu …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Photography & Film

Digitaltruth: Photo Source

Digitaltruth: Photo Source

A site hosting a variety of resources related to photography. Resources include a film development chart; formulae, how-to’s, and technical data; links for downloading guides, computer software, and other utilities; and links to photography-related Web sites.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Photography & Film

The Alternative Photographic Process FAQ

The Alternative Photographic Process FAQ

“The purpose of this FAQ is to introduce the novice to the field of alternative photographic processes. Alternative photographic processes are usually considered to be any photographic process that does not use the methods and technology of current silver-gelatin materials. This FAQ is not meant to be used as a guide to alternative process work, …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Photography & Film

University of Virginia, Bayly Art Museum: Virtual Exhibitions

University of Virginia, Bayly Art Museum: Virtual Exhibitions

Five online exhibitions: “Universes in Collision: Men and Women in 19th-Century Japanese Prints”, “In Our Time: Contemporary Art from the Bayly Art Museum Collections”, “The Power of Woe, the Power of Life: Images of Women in Prints from the Renaissance to the Present”, “African Art: Aesthetics and Meaning”, and “The Art of the African Mask”. Each …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Visual Arts

Central Pacific Railroad Photographic History Museum

Central Pacific Railroad Photographic History Museum

The Central Pacific Railroad Photographic History Museum exhibits stereoviews, engravings, maps, and documents illustrating the history of the first transcontinental railroad. Detailed discussion of the photographic processes used to create the images are included. There is also dicussion of the contribution of the Chinese workers who helped buil …
Subject: Science & Technology–Transportation–Railroad; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Photography & Film; Science And Technology; Art; History

Images of Women in Ancient Art

Images of Women in Ancient Art

Art history website that presents a study of representations of women in ancient art. Discusses images of women in prehistory, Egypt, the Aegean, Palestine, Greece and Barbarian women. Includes famous works of art and background history.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Classics–By Topic–Arts; Social Sciences–Gender & Sexuality–Women; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts; Arts & Humanities–Classics–By Topic–Social Life & Customs; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Era–Prehistoric And Ancient History

The English Server Drama Collection

The English Server Drama Collection

A collection of both long and short English drama plays and criticism (complete scripts) that includes authors like: Shakespeare (complete works,) Shaw, Johnson, Gay, Moliere, Biggs and Sophocles. Organized by date from classical through contemporary. Also has links to other theater sites.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Performing Arts–Drama & Performance (Theater & Stagecraft); Arts And Humanities–Online Texts–English Literature; Arts And Humanities–Online Texts–Drama/Plays

Applied and Interactive Theater Guide

Applied and Interactive Theater Guide

This site supports “theatre professionals throughout the world [who are] working to bring their skills as change agents, as awareness builders, and as empathy masters to the personal and social needs of a world hungry for connection.” Hosts an on-line forum.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Performing Arts–Drama & Performance (Theater & Stagecraft)

Stage Lighting Tech Pages

Stage Lighting Tech Pages

The Stage Lighting Tech Pages are “for anyone involved in performance lighting needing information fast. These pages contain links to the sites of equipment maunfacturers, hire companies, organisations and other sites on the internet dedicated to lighting. There are also pages of technical information, such as connector pinouts, channel listings fo …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Performing Arts–Drama & Performance (Theater & Stagecraft)

Sculptor.org

Sculptor.org

“A Comprehensive Resource for Sculptors.” This website has links to everything about sculptors and for sculptors, both beginning and advanced, as well as resources for research about sculpture.
Subject: Reference–Biographies–Artists & Architects; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Visual Arts–Sculpture