Art Galleries and Museums

  • Artists Space : A gallery for emerging artists in New York City.
  • Brooklyn Museum of Art : The Brooklyn Museum of Art is the second largest art museum in New York City and one of the largest in the United States.
  • Crocker Art Museum : Located in Sacramento, CA.  Can search by name, artist, or medium.
  • The Frick Collection and Frick Art Reference Library: The Frick Collection from New York City.
  • The Getty Museum :  Located in Los Angeles.  This site also offers over 100 videos to learn about the collection, art-making techniques, conservation projects, and exhibitions.
  • Guggenheim : Located in New York, Venice, Bilbao and Abu Dhabi.
  • LOUVRE : Paris, France.  When searching the collection one can do a simple search or use their databases.
  • The Metropolitan Museum of Art : The Metropolitan Museum of Art from New York City.
  • The Museum of Modern Art : The world’s first museum dedicated to modern art located in New York City.
  • Smithsonian : This link goes to the collection but one can search from here the art and design encyclopedia.
  • World Museums and Galleries : Links to the official pages of the world’s major museum and galleries.

Art History

Art Reference

  • Artcyclopedia : The Artcyclopedia is primarily an index to where paintings, sculptures and other great works of fine art can be viewed online, at hundreds of art museum sites and image archives worldwide.
  • ArtLex : a collection of links to information about art
  • Art Resource :  is the world’s largest photo archive of fine art. The site includes high quality images of works of painting, sculpture, architecture and the minor arts from most of the world’s major museums, monuments, and commercial archives.
  • The Elements of Design
  • Internet Art Resources
  • PBS Art 21  Explore Artists
  • Modern Art : Here is a short overview on important modern art movements from Impressionism to Op Art.
  • Timeline modern & contemporary art : The masters since 1900 are represented with their portrait and biography, with links to web resources to find anything you want to know about them, with images of their work, comprehensive biographies and articles, and if it exists, the artist ‘s personal website.