Art and Art History

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Directory of famous art quotes.

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"The Art-online Directory contains editor-reviewed websites organized into subject categories." From art-online

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"Explore thousands of art galleries, museums and artists from around the world. Browse by subject, medium, movement, nationality and more." From ArtPromote

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Resources compiled by the Australian National Botanic Gardens.

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Google's image collection.

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Search images from Google.

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The Exhibit Hall from the National Archives covers topics of current and historical interest. Recent exhibits include:

  • The Charters of Freedom
  • Running for Office: Candidates, Campaigns, and the Cartoons of Clifford Berryman
  • The Way We Worked
  • 1906 San Francisco Earthquake and Fire
  • The Deadly Virus
  • Picturing the Century
  • Treasures of Congress
  • Designs for Democracy
  • When Nixon Met Elvis
  • A New Deal for the Arts
  • Panoramic Photography
  • John H. White: Portrait of Black Chicago

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"The Perseus collection, under development since 1987, covers the history, literature and culture of the Greco-Roman world. We are applying what we have learned from Classics to other subjects within the humanities and beyond." from publisher's web site

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"This is an index of art historians mentioned in major art historiographies. Additional names have been added to balance for gender or other neglected categories. Historians included here are the selection of the authors of those historiographies, and not generally the editor's. Some entries contain only marginal information." From the Dictionary of Art Historians

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The Smithsonian Institution includes nearly thirty museums and research centers as well as the National Zoo. Museums and collections include African art, Air and Space, American Art, American History, American Indian, National Zoo, Natural History, and the Portrait Gallery. Research includes American art, astrophysical observatory, museum conservation, environment, libraries, photography, and the tropics.

The web site includes an online encyclopedia for Art and Design, History and Culture, and Science and Technology.

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"the-artists.org website with it's extended database of 20th Century and contemporary visual artists is a portal for research on visual arts." From the-artists.org

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"The Web Gallery of Art is a virtual museum and searchable database of European painting and sculpture from 12th to mid-19th centuries." From Web Gallery of Art

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