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Provides access to art history websites, such as subject gateways, image databases, search engines, or mailing lists. The collection covers the full range of European medieval, modern, and contemporary art history, and aesthetics. The selected websites are checked for their scientific relevance and recorded following library standards.
Gateway to locating holdings of the archival collection of thousands of participating libraries, museums, and archives. Researchers searching ArchiveGrid can learn about the many items in each of these collections, contact archives to arrange a visit to examine materials, and order copies.
Collection of roughly 16 million letters, photographs, diaries, oral history interviews, sketches, scrapbooks, business records, and other documents that support the study of the visual arts in America.
Catalogues raisonnés — scholarly compilations of an artist's body of work — are critical tools for researching the provenance and attribution of artwork. This database includes two electronic resources — a database of published catalogues raisonnés and one of catalogues in preparation.
The Art Genome Project is the classification system and technological framework that powers Artsy. It maps the characteristics (we call them “genes”) that connect artists, artworks, architecture, and design objects across history. There are currently over 1,000 characteristics in The Art Genome Project, including art historical movements, subject matter, and formal qualities.
The Dictionary of Art Historians is a free, privately funded biographical dictionary of historians of western art written and maintained by scholars. It compiles the documented facts of an historian's life in order to serve as a background for understanding a specific text and the historiography of art.