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A Guide to Articles, Books, and Websites for Art.

Art including Costume The First Art Newspaper on the Net
Art news from around the world, since 1996

ArtLex Art Dictionary
“You will find definitions for more than 3,100 terms used in visual culture, along with thousands of images, pronunciation notes, great quotations and cross-references.”

ArtsConnected; Tools for Teaching the Arts  Search over 100,000 resources. 

Ask Art
The subtitle of this site is “The Artists Bluebook™ Extensive Information about 26,000 American Artists.” The entries include titles of books that mention the artist. Ask Art also includes museums, auction houses, and dealers.

Art History Research Centre (AHRC)

Smithsonian Archives of American Art
From the Smithsonian,...essential.
The Collection National Gallery of Art
Just that!

The Getty

Metropolitan Museum of Art

MoMA (Museum of Modern Art
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Online Tate England
These fine arts museums present art on the Internet!

National Museum of Women in the Arts
In Washington, DC, “...the only museum in the world dedicated exclusively to recognizing the contributions of women artists.” Find biographies and representative works of women artists throughout the ages.  

National Museum of American Illustration
American Illustration of the later 19th through the middle of the 20th Century.

ISC International Sculpture Center
“ advance the creation and understanding of sculpture and its unique, vital contribution to society.”