Europeana – the European digital library, museum and archive – is a 2-year project that began in July 2007. It will produce a prototype website giving users direct access to some 2 million digital objects, including film material, photos, paintings, sounds, maps, manuscripts, books, newspapers and archival papers. The prototype will be launched in November 2008 by Viviane Reding, European Commissioner for Information Society and Media.
Olga’s Gallery-With over 10,000 images of art sorted by artist and movement
Royal College of Art Collection-The Royal College of Art Collection is an invaluable resource of over one thousand works that represent significant developments in British painting from the middle years of the previous century to the present.
Scholars Resource-Provides works of art for teaching, including image collections from Saskia Ltd.,Davis Art Images, Hartill Art Associates, Archivision and The Bridgeman Art Library and more.
World Images-The internationally recognized World Images database provides access to the California State University IMAGE Project. It contains over 65,000 images, is global in coverage and includes all areas of visual imagery
Check out a podcast by Wilco drummer, Glenn Kotche, as he discusses Solid Sound Festival, a three day music festival (curated by the members of Wilco) taking place this August 13-15 at MASS MoCA in North Adams, Massachusetts.
Culture Beyond Oil, an activist art group, targeted the British Museum Tuesday in an anti-BP demonstration. The stunt included five veiled activists pouring out molasses near an Easter island statue, and was done to protest BM’s use of funding by…
Comic-book writer, Harvey Pekar, most known for his autobiographical comic book series, “American Splendor,” passed away on Monday, July 12, at the age of 70. After overcoming lymphatic cancer in the early 90s, Pekar was recently diagnosed with prostate cancer…