Graphic Art Resources
[Dewey numbers: 740s (Drawing & decorative arts), 750s (Painting), 760s (Prints)]


Art Museums  Individual Artists
 Other Resources

ArtLex -
A dictionary of art terms "for artists, collectors, students and educators in art production, criticism, history, aesthetics, and education."

Art Museums and Online Art Exhibitions

Web Museum Famous Artwork Exhibition -
A listing of links to famous paintings from throughout history. Just a click or two is all that is needed in order to view a famous painting by a famous painter.
The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco -
The De Young Museum in Golden Gate Park and the The Legion in Lincoln Park comprise the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco. These two museums house a comprehensive, high quality art collection. Over 50% of their images are available online.
Clearinghouse of Image Databases -
Hosted at the University of Arizona, this page allows the user to search for web pages with art images.
Diego Rivera Web Museum -
Pintor muralista, fue uno de los grandes artistas del Siglo XX. Nació en la ciudad de Guanajuato y en 1892 se trasladó a México con su familia. Estudió en la academia de San Carlos y en el taller del grabador José Guadalupe Posada, cuya influencia fue decisiva. Más adelante recibió en París la influencia del post-impresionismo y del cubismo, en cuyo lenguaje se expresó con soltura.
San Francisco Museum Of Modern Art -
Information about and online exhibitions of the modern art museum in San Francisco.
Mark Harden's Artchive -
Virtual gallery of classic and contemporary painting, sculpture, as well as art critiques, reviews, and links. Enter user name 'patron' and password 'artchive' to avoid banner and popup ads.
ArtCyclopedia -
This massive database of art and artists may be searched by name, keyword, location of museum/gallery, medium, movements. A wide variety of art, with a commercial focus.
The National Gallery of Art -
The national art museum of the U.S. located in Washington D.C. It has exhibitions of art from all times and places.
World Art Treasures -
This is the index to an art exhibit at the Jacques-Edouard Berger Foundation in Switzerland. Search by artist, period, and region or country.
Metropolitan Museum of Art -
One of the premier art museums in the world, this museum located in New York City, has links to permanent and changing exhibitions and an art timeline.

Other Arts Resources

Invention & Design
Contains simulations, including one on the invention of the telephone. A nicely designed self-instructional unit.
ArtsEdge, a cooperative agreement between the JFK Center for the Performing Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts, with support from the U.S. Department of Education, has built a set of resources, filled with professional development information, program information, Arts and Education research and more.
Creativity Connection
A commercial site for arts and crafts supplies, as well as ideas for how to use them, plus contests, events, and more!
General gathering place for arts educators. Lots of educational resources and links.
Another commercial Web site which offers the work of artists for sale. There are many different media and styles represented.
World Arts Resources
This site attempts to compile all visual arts information that is available via the World Wide Web.
Art Takes Time
Links to art lessons and resources by period, from Cave Art to Modern Art
Grotte Palolithique
Images and comments from a Paleolithic Era cave in France with drawings on the walls.
Old Postcard Exhibition
A man in Sweden displays some of his historic postcards!
Shakespeare Illustrated
A collection of illustrations based on the works of William Shakespeare. Thorough, colorful, and very interesting!
Asian Arts
An attractive, interestingly designed page, with lots of useful areas and links.
Online School Museums and Projects
Many students at K-12 schools create online exhibitions, known as "museums". This site, created by the noted online educator Jamie McKenzie (FromNowOn), offers how-to-do-it information, as well as links to student creations.
Categories include photography, ceramics, painting, print-making, mixed media.
Comic Strips
lots and lots of comic strips!
About Symmetry and Pattern
Illustrated in the art of Oriental carpets

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