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The internationally recognized WorldImages database provides access to the California State University IMAGE Project. It has just been selected by the Library of Congress for inclusion in its historic collection of Internet materials. It contains approximately 100,000 images, is global in coverage and includes all areas of visual imagery. The images can be located using many search techniques on the left hand toolbar, from QuickSearch to Advanced and ADA Searches. For convenience, the images are organized into over 900 portfolios that appear alphabetically in the Portfolio List . You can use them or explore the database using Browse Collections .
The collection of Western European art is regarded as one of the finest in the world, and forms the nucleus of the Hermitage display. It occupies 120 rooms in the four museum buildings, and reflects all the stages in the development of art from the Middle Ages to the present day. The collection includes numerous works by outstanding masters from Italy, Spain, Holland, Flanders, France, England, Germany, and other Western European countries. Great numbers of various items of applied art are presented side by side with paintings and sculptures. Due to their great fragility, prints and drawings are displayed only in temporary exhibitions according to international practice.
West African power associations are responsible for an array of arts, including masks, sculptures, and performances. The arts of kómó and kónó , two predominantly male institutions, have captured the attention of museum audiences in Europe and the United States. Communities across western West Africa support the two organizations and many others, including several belonging to women.
The Robert J. McKnight Memorial Web Site Welcome to the Alphabet of Art. This site explains, in simple terms, the elements of visual design. Once you understand the Alphabet, you'll be able to "read" pictures and other works of visual art and understand why they work the way they do. The Alphabet of Art was developed by the late Robert J.
Zarina: Paper Like Skin January 25–April 21, 2013 This retrospective of Indian-born American artist Zarina Hashmi is the first major exploration of her career, charting a developmental arc from her work in the 1960s to the present and includes many seminal works from the late 1960s and early 1970s. The Hugo Boss Prize 2012: Danh Vo March 15–May 27, 2013 Danh Vo has been named the winner of the Hugo Boss Prize 2012.
This Web site contains more than 50 artworks from the Walker Art Center, The Minneapolis Institute of Arts, the Frederick R. Weisman Art Museum, and the Minnesota Museum of American Art. Each group of artworks was thematically selected to encourage student understanding of the art and artists from the collections of these Minnesota museums.
The fine art and decorative art collections of the Illinois State Museum contain objects representative of the arts made and used in Illinois. Explore these online galleries of paintings, photographs, sculptures, pottery, quilts, furniture and folk art made by Illinois artists or used by Illinoisans between A.D. 1800 and the present. The Web module for Art is organized into seven units, listed in the menu in the upper left corner of the screen. As you enter each unit, an outline menu unfolds.
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