and Ceramics Resources
numbers: 638; 730s]
|Many of the following
links were originally gathered to support the student research for Mrs.
Schulz' (Chico High School, Chico, CA) Art Class Ceramics Report
International - http://home.vicnet.net.au/~claynet/claynet.htm#contents
A Website with links to all things clay, ceramic, pottery, etc. Located
- Tiles on the Web
This site covers everything about ceramic tiles with links to many other
Web sites about the subject.
- Art Images
for Teaching - http://www.mcad.edu/AICT/index.html
Collections of art images for use in teaching, from ancient times to modern,
including non-Western art. Mostly examples are of architecture and sculpture.
- Art By
Historic sculpture and architecture images organized according to the culture
they are from. Cultures include Egyptian, Islamic, Greek, Roman, Byzantine,
Indian (Asia), prehistoric, Southeast Asian, Mesopotamian, Chinese, and
medieval European. (San Jose [Calif.] State University)
Images by Period - http://www-lib.haifa.ac.il/www/art/images_by_period.html
A wide variety of images of various art types are gathered here according
to their historic period, including Greek, Roman, Renaissance, Baroque,
and modern art.
Index - http://eawc.evansville.edu/pictures/index.htm
From the Web site, Exploring Ancient World Cultures, is a wonderful image
index to the cultural icons, art and architecture of eight ancient cultures
(The Near East, India, Egypt, China, Greece, Rome, Early Islam and Medieval
Europe.) Includes ceramics and sculpture.
of All Art History Links Pages - http://www.umich.edu/~hartspc/histart/mother/
Huge collection of links to images from various world cultures.
Art - http://www.dia.org/collections/ancient/ancientindex.html
The arts of the ancient Mediterranean world of Egypt, Greece, and Rome,
as well as the ancient Near East and Islam, with most media represented
including pottery, stone, glass, textile, and metal. Categories of art
include sculpture, architecture, painting, weapons, armor, jewelry, textiles,
and mummies. (Detroit Institute of Arts)
Craft of India - http://www.meadev.gov.in/culture/art/pottery.htm
Demonstrates the pottery making traditions of the Indian subcontinent.
From Discover India, the official Indian government site for matters related
to the country.
- Los Angeles County
Museum of Art Collections - http://www.lacma.org/lacma.asp
Ancient and Islamic art, Japanese art, Far Eastern art, South and Southeast
Asian art, decorative arts-- are a few of the sections of this large museum
in Southern California with ceramic objects represented.
Art of Chinese Pottery and Porcelain - http://www.houstoncul.org/culdir/pott/pott.htm
Nice explanation and background on the topic with color images. The origins
of Chinese pottery and porcelain go back to distant antiquity.
Civilization - http://www.civilization.ca/membrs/civiliz/maya/mmc01eng.html
Brief review of Maya civilization, with excellent slide shows on their
architecture, sculpture, as well as background on the cities, cosmology,
writing, etc. Excellent Web site, with lots of images and graphics.
- The Utilitarian Art of Park Nah Sop - http://soback.kornet.nm.kr/~pixeline/heeyun/korea/onggi.html
Korean potter at work using traditional forms. From the online magazine
From a Primitive Past - http://peacock.tnjc.edu.tw/ADD/TOUR/south8.html
Describes the setting in which ancient Chinese built slab houses. Not much
directly on the houses, but excellent description of the culture, with
Art - http://sorrel.humboldt.edu/~rwj1/afr.html
Links to images of African tribal people and art work. (Ron Johnson, Humboldt
[Calif.] State Univ.)
- Italian Maiolica
Commercial catalog from a company in Nantucket, Massachusetts, for Italian
maiolica, examples shown in color. Click on an image to see a larger view.
Maiolica Explained - http://www.ceramichefabbro.it/index.html
Ceramiche Fabrro, a producer of Italian maiolica pottery explains the history
and process which began in the Renaissance, with some examples shown. Please
note the link to A
Story from the Renaissance which explains the origin of the
famous chicken pitchers.
Passo and the Art of Maiolica in 16th Century Italy - http://home.vicnet.net.au/~claynet/moon.htm
This Web site explores the history of the process of producing maiolica
pottery which began in the 16th century.
- The Story of Spode
The home page of the company in England which produces fine china products.
Explains the origins of bone china. Includes links to images.
and African American Art Links - http://www.liunet.edu/cwis/cwp/library/aavawww.htm
Links to many Web sites featuring African and African-American art. Note
the links to the Library of Congress and the Smithsonian Institution, which
have especially good resources.
of International Folk Art Permanent Collections - http://www.state.nm.us/MOIFAOnLine/PermanentCollections/permanentmain.html
Description of permanent collections at this unit of the New Mexico State
Museum in Santa Fe. The collections include world folk objects, Spanish
colonial art, and contemporary Southwestern Hispanic art.
- National Museum of the
American Indian - http://www.si.edu/nmai/
The Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian is dedicated to
the preservation, study, and exhibition of the life, languages, literature,
history, and arts of Native Americans. The museum works in collaboration
with the Native peoples of the Western Hemisphere to protect and foster
their cultures by reaffirming traditions and beliefs, encouraging contemporary
of Native American Art Related Exhibits on the Internet -
This Web site, part of the WWW Virtual Library, has links to many sites
about contemporary and historical Native American arts and artists. Be
sure to scroll down the page to the section on Online Exhibits.
from the Gods - http://www.peabody.harvard.edu/katsina/
This is an online exhibit on the Hopi katsinam (kachinas). To see
the images click on "Thumbnail Index" near the bottom of the page. (Peabody
Museum, Harvard University)
$41,800 Doorstop - http://www.maineantiquedigest.com/articles/stop797.htm
Blurb from auction house shows a damaged Grueby vase which sold at auction
for over $40,000. The vase has a lily design and had been used as a doorstop.
(Maine Antique Digest)
- A History
of Crystalline Glazes - http://www.carolgreen.com/crystals.html
Several vases in the Robineau style are shown, with brief note. (Carol
- The Ohr O'Keefe Museum
of Art - http://www.georgeohr.org/
- This museum, located in Biloxi, Mississippi, is dedicated to the work of
George Ohr. Click on the section "About the Mad Potter" for biographical
data, and "The Collection" to see a few images of his pottery.
Ceramics Exhibit - http://www.ilpi.com/artsource/vce/welcome.html
- "The following is an exhibition of contemporary ceramics utilizing the
Internet as the gallery space. Statements by the organizers, jurors and
artists along with brief resumes and digitized photos of the selected work
comprise this electronic exhibition."
- The Pottery
of Oaxaca - http://www.foothill.net/~mindling/
- "These pages explore the pottery and people of Oaxaca (wah-HAH-ka) in southern
Mexico. They are also about Eric Mindling who has created an adventurous
life there locating and exporting this traditional ware."
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