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Art and Art History
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Art and Art History: Websites
Researching Contemporary Art
Writing and Citing
Websites for Art and Art History Research
19th-Century Art Worldwide
A scholarly, peer-reviewed journal that is available completely free online. Search or browse their site for relevant articles.
Vienna museum that houses many works by the artists studied in this course. The site has beautiful images and lots of background information.
Searches digital and other collections of many museums, libraries, and cultural or historical institutions in Europe. Posters, paintings, photographs, pamphlets, books, and more.
Getty Research Portal
An excellent source for full-text, pre-20th century art books and documents on art. Includes contemporary sources from major museums and universities.
Google Arts and Culture
Beautifully illustrated site filled with historical information on art, architecture, artifacts, and more.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York makes many of its publications available for free. Beautiful color reproductions make these digital books a treat to browse or search.
Allows you to search or browse for artists and has a useful glossary of modern art terms. Artist results include images and biographical information drawn from other sources.
MoMA Learning Glossary
Glossary of art terms from the Museum of Modern Art.
The Neue Galerie is a museum in New York dedicated to 20th-century Austrian and German art. Their site has good images and informative biographical essays on major artists.
Photo RMN France
Photos of artwork from many museums in France. Though it draws from French museums, it includes art from all over Europe and the world.
May be a useful source of background information. Smarthistory is a free, multimedia online textbook.
Timeline of Art History
From the Met, a great way to acquaint yourself with an art movement and to place it in the context of its time and place.
Sites on Contemporary Art
Long-running PBS show on contemporary artists. Features interviews and footage of artists at work. Some episodes also available on DVD at the Library.
e-flux journal features writing by and about contemporary artists. Freely available on the web.
Frieze is a source for contemporary art through its print publications and website. They also organize three annual art fairs.
"Hyperallergic is a forum for serious, playful, and radical thinking about art in the world today."
Online version Juxtapoz Art and Culture Magazine, which covers contemporary and underground art.
MoMA's Post Blog
Written by the curators and scholars at the Museum of Modern Art. Covers modern and contemporary art.
Wallpaper* covers architecture, interior design, fashion, and art.
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