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Art History: Images on the Web

This guide will introduce art history resources available to Pepperdine University students.

Connections Videos (Metropolitan Museum of Art)

The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Connections invites its diverse staff to offer their personal perspectives on works of art in the Museum's vast collection. Their voices range from the authoritative to the highly subjective, and touch upon any number of themes and concepts.

Connections was a year-long series from 2011 comprising of 100 episodes, and inspires fresh ways to approach art.

Tips for finding .gov images

 

Tip! You can use images produced by the government without having to seek permission or heed copyright.

Search Google Images and limit to .gov

Search example:

mars site:.gov

 

HST view of Mars.

HST view of Mars. Source: http://rst.gsfc.nasa.gov/Sect19/Sect19_10.html

Digital Collections

OAIster: union catalog of digital resources

American Memory, The Library of Congress

NYPDL Digital Gallery

California Digital Library

MADID (Yale University Manuscripts & Archives Digital Images Database)

Hollis Images (Harvard University Visual Information Access)

Bridgeman Art Library: art, culture & history images

Masters of Architecture Over 7,000 digital images of slides originally belonging to architects

Parker Library on the Web : Images of 6th-18th century manuscripts from Parker Library in Corpus Christi College, Camden.

National Galley of Art | NGA Images a repository of digital images of the collections of the National Gallery of Art