Web directories and indexes devoted to the visual arts make searching online for a particular artist or topic in art a relevant task. The following resource sites are provided to enhance art instruction.
A great reference tool for locating "museum-quality fine art on the Internet." Artists may be researched by name, artworks by title, and art museums by name or location. It includes a monthly feature article, art news, and a list of the 30 most popular artist searches done on the site.
AskART's mission is to create the world's most comprehensive centralized database about American artists. Profile pages on 27,000 artists currently compile the database including biographical information, exhibition records, favorite subjects, selected images and more.
Sponsored by the University of Michigan's School of Art and Design, this site contains listings of selected Web sites in such areas as art history departments, research resources, visual collections, online art, online exhibits, fine art schools and departments, and art museums.
A chronological listing of women artists from medieval times to the present, including links to other sites where you can find information on the artist.
A comprehensive compilation of links to art history resources available online. It covers everything from prehistoric art to art of the twenty-first century, in addition to world art, museums and galleries, research resources and miscellaneous art resources.