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Art History Resources on the Web
One of the largest art resources on the internet, this site is a comprehensive directory for art history and museum websites. A chronological display of art periods, followed by more detailed subheadings, enables quick and easy navigation. Regular updates ensure that the links are kept current.
An art movement is a tendency or style in art with a specific common philosophy or goal, followed by a group of artists during a restricted period of time, (usually a few months, years or decades) or, at least, with the heyday of the movement defined within a number of years. Art movements were especially important in modern art, when each consecutive movement was considered as a new avant-garde.
Art Period n. A phase in the development of the work of an artist, groups of artists or art movement from Wikipedia.
Information on artists and images of art.
Getty Research Institute
Dedicated to furthering knowledge and advancing understanding of the visual arts through the J. Paul Getty Museum. There are multiple digital collections.
Google Art Project
Needs Chrome frame for Internet Explorer. Tours of galleries in museums.
National Endowment for the Arts
The National Endowment for the Arts was established by Congress in 1965 as an independent agency of the federal government. To date, the NEA has awarded more than $4 billion to support artistic excellence, creativity, and innovation for the benefit of individuals and communities.
Visual Arts Data Service
VADS is the online resource for visual arts. It has provided services to the academic community for 12 years and has built up a considerable portfolio of visual art collections comprising over 100,000 images that are freely available and copyright cleared for use in learning, teaching and research in the UK.