A chronological, geographical, and thematic exploration of the history of art from around the world, as illustrated by the Museum's collection. It is authored by The Met’s experts, and comprises 300 chronologies and close to 1,000 essays and more than 7,000 works of art.
The American Art Museum is the home to one of the largest and most inclusive collections of American art in the world. Museum staff maintain seven online research databases with more than 500,000 records, including the Inventories of American Painting and Sculpture that document more than 400,000 artworks in public and private collections worldwide.
A nonprofit educational and research organization dedicated to integrity in the visual arts. IFAR offers impartial and authoritative information on authenticity, ownership, theft, and other artistic, legal, and ethical issues concerning art objects.
Includes: British Sculptors: Artists in stone, metal and wood (20th century); Van Gogh: Portraits of the Artist; Francis Bacon at the BBC: The artist discusses his paintings and influences; Henry Moore at the BBC: The artistic life of a master of sculpture; and Archaeology on Television: Excavations and reports from Sutton Hoo to Machu Picchu