Voice of the Shuttle Art Sites
From the University of California-Santa Barbara, the art section of the Voice of the Shuttle humanities resource site.
World Wide Art Resources
Interesting and wide-ranging guide to art sites; listings of museums, galleries, and agencies are notable.
Yahoo: Art Sites
Yahoo's fabulously inclusive list of everything to do with the arts, a must-see.
Art History Research Centre
Describing itself as first and foremost tool for art historical research on the internet, this site has access to search engines, newsgroups, mailing lists, library catalogs, and article indexes.
Art History Resources on the Web
Excellent guide to art of all periods and countries. Includes links to index sites, pictures, and some textual materials.
Mark Harden's Artchive
This site gives art criticism along with the more than 2300 scans of artworks by more than 200 artists that are pictured.
Mother of All Art History Links
The Department of the History of Art at the University of Michigan has links to exhibits, art departments at other universities, and research reports.
This site from Mt. Holyoke College has links that range from Classical Studies to media to Impressionism.
Archives of American Art
From the Smithsonian Institute, a searchable database of the holdings of the Archives of American Art, including gallery guides, personal papers, photographs, and artists' sketchbooks. Information on how to access the material is provided.
This site says its mission is to become the definitive and most effective guide to museum-quality fine art on the Internet. It provides references to sites on the World Wide Web where artists' works can be viewed online.
According to information from this Australian National University site, you will find more than 150.000 images on this server. Subjects include art history, architecture, prints textiles, and museums.
This research service providing biographical and pricing information on American art and artists claims to list 25,000 artists. It offers general biographical information, descriptions of works (many with images) both sold and unsold, and an abbreviated bibliography.
International Directory of Art Libraries
Here you will be able to locate nearly 3000 libraries and library departments with specialized holdings in art, architecture and archaeology throughout the world.
WorldWide Art Resources
Free searchable databases for individual artists, museums and galleries.
Worldwide Books Online
Database of more than 30,000 exhibition catalogs and collections.
Brush with History: Paintings from the National Portrait Gallery
These 76 portraits of prominent Americans and accompanying biographies at this Web Site from The Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery the are arranged in chronological order, from the 1720s to the 1990s.
Early American Paintings in the Worcester Art Museum
This attractive online exhibit explores early American painters and their works. The site features biographies of 20 artists and detailed information on 53 works, which also include numerous comparative images from other collections. Visitors may browse the collection via an interactive timeline or by artist, genre, or place of origin.
This site from Georgetown University presents a brief survey of some of the famous, and some of the not-so-famous prints in the University's fine print collections.
ArtLex: Dictionary of Visual Art
Provides definitions and short articles on art terms, with links to images related to specific art styles or periods.
FineArt Forum: Web Resources
Guide to art-related sites, with emphasis on galleries, festivals, agents, and other commercial services.
WebMuseum, Paris: Famous Paintings Exhibition
Extensive selection of paintings and information about various (mostly dead and mostly famous) artists. Apparently no longer being updated, but still worth a look.
World Art Treasures
A sort of guided tour of selected art topics and artists, including reproductions of the art works discussed.