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Specific Works of Art or Artists
Architecture and Urban Planning
Mapping Gothic France
Explore Gothic architecture in France from the 12th and 13th century through historical maps, images, texts, and charts.
Project to develop 3D models of Rome from the late Bronze Age through the Early Middle Ages.
Organized by Columbia, this site serves as a survey of architectural history for an undergraduate audience.
Art 21 PBS
PBS's series on contemporary art. The library also owns most of the series on DVD.
General Websites for Art
Getty Research Institute Search Tools
Research tools from the Getty Institute: Getty Research Portal, Getty Search Gateway,
The Union List of Artist Names (ULAN)
Though it may not seem scholarly, this source culls together information and images of artist's work online and notes image use policies of some of the links included for each artist. An excellent tool to discover information about artists from different websites including from museums, galleries, image databases, and from the art market.
Open access educational material from Khan Academy for Art and Art History.
Art History resources on the Web
A collection of links compiled by a faculty member at Sweet Briar College.
Mother of All Art History Links
Links organized and hosted by the University of Michigan.
Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History
The collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art are presented in a timeline format.
A site that has a growing collection of digital images of contemporary ceramic works. Thus far the contributing 300+ artists encompasses a broad and varied scope of ceramists in the World.
Free cultural and educational resources on the web, including an aggregated section for free images, video, audio and ebooks.
Artsy & The Art Genome Project
Artsy is a a platform for collecting and discovering art, including artist biographies, images, and current art-world events & news posts. The Art Genome Project is the classification system behind Artsy that maps the characteristics that connect artists, artworks, architecture, and design objects across history. These characteristics include art historical movements, subject matter, and formal qualities. Artsy's mission is to expand the art market to support more artists and art in the world.
Small list, but growing list of websites to discover and access art images online.
Asian and Middle Eastern Art
Virtual Library for Art
Through a partnership between several German universities, one can search for information in Art History.
Art Sales Index
Search sold paintings for their sold price, volume, estimate and other attributes. You can also find the value of an artist and the marketing trend for their work.
College Art Association Reviews
Reviews of Exhibitions and Books from the College Art Association.
PCA Arts in Education
The Pennsylvania Commission on the Arts fosters art in the state and through the Arts in Education program provides residencies and professional development opportunities for artists and educators in the state.