Bloomsburg University's Harvey A. Andruss Library

A COLLECTION OF ONLINE REFERENCE TOOLS APPROPRIATE FOR
THE UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT


N - NZ9999 : Fine Arts

Total of 42 Records
 
Title: African Art Museum

Provider: Ilya and Yuri Raskin

Subject Heading/s: Sculpture, African

LC Class: NB

Reference Category: Encyclopedias

Description: " . . . over 1,200 artifacts from 100 ethnic groups. Items on display include wooden and bronze statues, masks, religious, ritual and domestic objects, furniture and weapons. Learn about art, culture and history of each ethnic group."


Title: African Art Museum

Provider: Ilya and Yuri Raskin

Subject Heading/s: Sculpture, African

LC Class: NB

Reference Category: Encyclopedias

Description: " . . . over 1,200 artifacts from 100 ethnic groups. Items on display include wooden and bronze statues, masks, religious, ritual and domestic objects, furniture and weapons. Learn about art, culture and history of each ethnic group."


Title: Art & Architecture Thesaurus Browser

Provider: J. Paul Getty Trust

Subject Heading/s: Art; Architecture

LC Class: N

Reference Category: Dictionaries

Description: "The AAT is a structured vocabulary containing around 125,000 terms and other information about concepts. Terms in AAT may be used to describe art, architecture, decorative arts, material culture, and archival materials. The coverage of the AAT ranges from Antiquity to the present, and the scope is global."


Title: Art & Architecture Thesaurus Browser

Provider: J. Paul Getty Trust

Subject Heading/s: Art; Architecture

LC Class: N

Reference Category: Dictionaries

Description: "The AAT is a structured vocabulary containing around 125,000 terms and other information about concepts. Terms in AAT may be used to describe art, architecture, decorative arts, material culture, and archival materials. The coverage of the AAT ranges from Antiquity to the present, and the scope is global."


Title: Artcyclopedia

Provider: Artcyclopedia

Subject Heading/s: Art; Painting

LC Class: N

Reference Category: Bibliographies

Description: This directory aspires to be the "definitive and most effective guide to museum-quality fine art on the Internet . . . with more than 60,000 links directly to an estimated 150,000 works by over 8,100 renowned artists.


Title: Artcyclopedia

Provider: Artcyclopedia

Subject Heading/s: Art; Painting

LC Class: N

Reference Category: Bibliographies

Description: This directory aspires to be the "definitive and most effective guide to museum-quality fine art on the Internet . . . with more than 60,000 links directly to an estimated 150,000 works by over 8,100 renowned artists.


Title: Art History

Provider: Sweet Briar College

Subject Heading/s: Art--History

LC Class: N

Reference Category: Bibliographies

Description: Links from Chris Witcombe, Professor of Art History at Sweet Briar College, to hundreds of sites organized around the text, Art through the Ages.


Title: Art History

Provider: Sweet Briar College

Subject Heading/s: Art--History

LC Class: N

Reference Category: Bibliographies

Description: Links from Chris Witcombe, Professor of Art History at Sweet Briar College, to hundreds of sites organized around the text, Art through the Ages.


Title: Artist Index

Provider: ibiblio

Subject Heading/s: Artists--Biography

LC Class: N

Reference Category: Dictionaries

Description: Information on over 200 artists with links to their works and related subjects. Nicolas Pioch, a computer science teacher, is curator of the WebMuseum.


Title: Artist Index

Provider: ibiblio

Subject Heading/s: Artists--Biography

LC Class: N

Reference Category: Dictionaries

Description: Information on over 200 artists with links to their works and related subjects. Nicolas Pioch, a computer science teacher, is curator of the WebMuseum.


Title: Artists Bluebook

Provider: AskArt

Subject Heading/s: Artists--North America--Biography; Painters--North America--Biography; Art--North America

LC Class: N

Reference Category: Bio-bibliographies

Description: Profiles and book citations for 34,000 American artists whose lives and work span the time from pre-Columbus settlers through modern art expressionists; biographies, auction records and partial periodical citations chiefly for major artists. CAN BE SEARCHED FREE ON FRIDAYS ONLY!


Title: Artists Bluebook

Provider: AskArt

Subject Heading/s: Artists--North America--Biography; Painters--North America--Biography; Art--North America

LC Class: N

Reference Category: Bio-bibliographies

Description: Profiles and book citations for 34,000 American artists whose lives and work span the time from pre-Columbus settlers through modern art expressionists; biographies, auction records and partial periodical citations chiefly for major artists. CAN BE SEARCHED FREE ON FRIDAYS ONLY!


Title: ArtLex

Provider: ArtLex

Subject Heading/s: Art

LC Class: N

Reference Category: Dictionaries

Description: An interactive lexicon of the visual arts by Michael Delahunt, an elementary art teacher. Longer entries have their own pages separate from the alphabetical arrangement.


Title: ArtLex

Provider: ArtLex

Subject Heading/s: Art

LC Class: N

Reference Category: Dictionaries

Description: An interactive lexicon of the visual arts by Michael Delahunt, an elementary art teacher. Longer entries have their own pages separate from the alphabetical arrangement.


Title: Cartoon Search

Provider: cartoonbank.com

Subject Heading/s: Cartoons and comics--United States; New Yorker (New York, N.Y. : 1925)

LC Class: NC

Reference Category: Catalogs

Description: Browse by topic or cartoonist for more than 20,000 cartoons which appeared in the New Yorker.


Title: Cartoon Search

Provider: cartoonbank.com

Subject Heading/s: Cartoons and comics--United States; New Yorker (New York, N.Y. : 1925)

LC Class: NC

Reference Category: Catalogs

Description: Browse by topic or cartoonist for more than 20,000 cartoons which appeared in the New Yorker.


Title: CGFA

Provider: CGFA

Subject Heading/s: Painting; Painters--Biography

LC Class: ND

Reference Category: Catalogs

Description: Carol Gerten-Jackson's Fine Art is a collection of about 6000 paintings by 1000 artists, indexed by artist and nationality. Her Featured Artists section contains over 100 biographies.


Title: CGFA

Provider: CGFA

Subject Heading/s: Painting; Painters--Biography

LC Class: ND

Reference Category: Catalogs

Description: Carol Gerten-Jackson's Fine Art is a collection of about 6000 paintings by 1000 artists, indexed by artist and nationality. Her Featured Artists section contains over 100 biographies.


Title: CHILDE Database

Provider: CHILDE

Subject Heading/s: Illustrated children's books.

LC Class: NC950

Reference Category: Catalogs

Description: CHILDE (Children's Historical Literature Disseminated throughout Europe) is a database of children's book illustrations, most published before 1890. Also included are examples of how these illustrations may be incorporated into educational programs.


Title: CHILDE Database

Provider: CHILDE

Subject Heading/s: Illustrated children's books.

LC Class: NC950

Reference Category: Catalogs

Description: CHILDE (Children's Historical Literature Disseminated throughout Europe) is a database of children's book illustrations, most published before 1890. Also included are examples of how these illustrations may be incorporated into educational programs.


Title: Cities and Buildings Database

Provider: University of Washington Libraries

Subject Heading/s: Historic buildings; Architecture.

LC Class: NA

Reference Category: Directories

Description: The Cities and Buildings Database is a collection of nearly 10,000 digitized images of buildings and cities "ranging from New York to Central Asia, from African villages, to the Parc de la Villette, and conceptual sketches and models of Frank Gehry's Experience Music Project. These have all been scanned from original slides or drawn from documents in the public domain."


Title: Cities and Buildings Database

Provider: University of Washington Libraries

Subject Heading/s: Historic buildings; Architecture.

LC Class: NA

Reference Category: Directories

Description: The Cities and Buildings Database is a collection of nearly 10,000 digitized images of buildings and cities "ranging from New York to Central Asia, from African villages, to the Parc de la Villette, and conceptual sketches and models of Frank Gehry's Experience Music Project. These have all been scanned from original slides or drawn from documents in the public domain."


Title: Digital Archive of Art

Provider: Fine Arts Department, Boston College

Subject Heading/s: Painting; Sculpture; Architecture.

LC Class: N4390

Reference Category: Catalogs

Description: Slides of photos taken by Jeffery Howe, Fine Arts Department, Boston College of painting, architecture, and sculpture. Images are arranged by genre and are accompanied by brief information as to artist and nationality.


Title: Digital Archive of Art

Provider: Fine Arts Department, Boston College

Subject Heading/s: Painting; Sculpture; Architecture.

LC Class: N4390

Reference Category: Catalogs

Description: Slides of photos taken by Jeffery Howe, Fine Arts Department, Boston College of painting, architecture, and sculpture. Images are arranged by genre and are accompanied by brief information as to artist and nationality.


Title: Great buildings Online

Provider: Great Buildings

Subject Heading/s: Historic buildings, Architecture

LC Class: NA

Reference Category: Directories

Description: Search this catalog of world buildings with your browser's Find function; also searchable by building type or style. Many records contain descriptions, pictures, and references.


Title: Great buildings Online

Provider: Great Buildings

Subject Heading/s: Historic buildings, Architecture

LC Class: NA

Reference Category: Directories

Description: Search this catalog of world buildings with your browser's Find function; also searchable by building type or style. Many records contain descriptions, pictures, and references.


Title: Illuminated Books: A Free Access Digital Library of Illuminated and Illustrated Books

Provider: Illuminated Books Project

Subject Heading/s: Illustration of books; Illustrated children's books; Illumination of books and manuscripts

LC Class: NC965

Reference Category: Compendiums

Description: "The Illuminated Books Project is a collection of illuminated and illustrated books from private libraries fully presented in their integrity and in reasonably high resolution." Among the illustrators represented are Owen Jones, Walter Crane, Evelyn Paul, William Morris, Alberto Sangorski and Kate Greenaway. "Most books included are from the Victorian period, the Arts and Crafts Movementand] the Pre-Raphaelites." Provides profiles of and examples from the Rycroft Shop and a range of private presses in England and America.

Added 4/11/2009


Title: Illuminated Books: A Free Access Digital Library of Illuminated and Illustrated Books

Provider: Illuminated Books Project

Subject Heading/s: Illustration of books; Illustrated children's books; Illumination of books and manuscripts

LC Class: NC965

Reference Category: Compendiums

Description: "The Illuminated Books Project is a collection of illuminated and illustrated books from private libraries fully presented in their integrity and in reasonably high resolution." Among the illustrators represented are Owen Jones, Walter Crane, Evelyn Paul, William Morris, Alberto Sangorski and Kate Greenaway. "Most books included are from the Victorian period, the Arts and Crafts Movementand] the Pre-Raphaelites." Provides profiles of and examples from the Rycroft Shop and a range of private presses in England and America.

Added 4/11/2009


Title: Illustrated Architecture Dictionary

Provider: Buffalo Free-Net

Subject Heading/s: Architecture, Architects.

LC Class: NA

Reference Category: Dictionaries

Description: This dictionary lists architects, architectural styles, and terms for various parts of buildings. The site is created and maintained by Chuck LaChiusa.


Title: Illustrated Architecture Dictionary

Provider: Buffalo Free-Net

Subject Heading/s: Architecture, Architects.

LC Class: NA

Reference Category: Dictionaries

Description: This dictionary lists architects, architectural styles, and terms for various parts of buildings. The site is created and maintained by Chuck LaChiusa.


Title: ImageBase

Provider: Fine Art Museums of San Francisco

Subject Heading/s: Painting; Sculpture.

LC Class: ND

Reference Category: Catalogs

Description: Consists of more 85,000 well known artists worldwide with more than 110,000 images accessed by keyword searches, the artist last name, country or period.


Title: ImageBase

Provider: Fine Art Museums of San Francisco

Subject Heading/s: Painting; Sculpture.

LC Class: ND

Reference Category: Catalogs

Description: Consists of more 85,000 well known artists worldwide with more than 110,000 images accessed by keyword searches, the artist last name, country or period.


Title: National Portrait Gallery

Provider: UK National Portrait Gallery

Subject Heading/s: Portraits, British.

LC Class: N7598

Reference Category: Catalogs

Description: "A search facility with 60,574 portraits from the Gallery's collections, 40,288 of which are illustrated."


Title: National Portrait Gallery

Provider: UK National Portrait Gallery

Subject Heading/s: Portraits, British.

LC Class: N7598

Reference Category: Catalogs

Description: "A search facility with 60,574 portraits from the Gallery's collections, 40,288 of which are illustrated."


Title: SPIRO

Provider: University of California, Berkeley

Subject Heading/s: Architecture

LC Class: NA

Reference Category: Bibliographies

Description: "SPIRO contains surrogate images of photographs and drawings from approximately 2,000 books, 200 periodical titles, and 100 postcards, posters, and calendars. SPIRO also contains surrogate representations of slides from 25 slide vendors and 220 donors. . . . SPIRO is available on the World Wide Web in order to provide architectural and art documentation and image availability information."


Title: SPIRO

Provider: University of California, Berkeley

Subject Heading/s: Architecture

LC Class: NA

Reference Category: Bibliographies

Description: "SPIRO contains surrogate images of photographs and drawings from approximately 2,000 books, 200 periodical titles, and 100 postcards, posters, and calendars. SPIRO also contains surrogate representations of slides from 25 slide vendors and 220 donors. . . . SPIRO is available on the World Wide Web in order to provide architectural and art documentation and image availability information."


Title: The Medieval Stained Glass Photographic Archive

Provider: Painton Cowen

Subject Heading/s: Glass painting and staining--Medieval; Rose windows

LC Class: NK5308

Reference Category: Handbooks

Description: This site includes thousands of photographs of early medieval stained glass panels, primarily from England and France accompanied by basic identification details. Most predate 1320 but select later windows are also included. A separtate link presents over 1,000 illustrations of rose windows. Windows are searchable by subject.

Added 11/17/2008


Title: The Medieval Stained Glass Photographic Archive

Provider: Painton Cowen

Subject Heading/s: Glass painting and staining--Medieval; Rose windows

LC Class: NK5308

Reference Category: Handbooks

Description: This site includes thousands of photographs of early medieval stained glass panels, primarily from England and France accompanied by basic identification details. Most predate 1320 but select later windows are also included. A separtate link presents over 1,000 illustrations of rose windows. Windows are searchable by subject.

Added 11/17/2008


Title: Timeline of Art History

Provider: Metropolitan Museum of Art

Subject Heading/s: Art--History.

LC Class: N

Reference Category: Chronologies

Description: "The Timeline of Art History is a chronological, geographical, and thematic exploration of the history of art from around the world, as illustrated especially by the Metropolitan Museum of Art's collection."


Title: Timeline of Art History

Provider: Metropolitan Museum of Art

Subject Heading/s: Art--History.

LC Class: N

Reference Category: Chronologies

Description: "The Timeline of Art History is a chronological, geographical, and thematic exploration of the history of art from around the world, as illustrated especially by the Metropolitan Museum of Art's collection."


Title: VADS: the online resource for visual arts

Provider: University for the Creative Arts, Farnham Campus

Subject Heading/s: Architecture; Art; Decorative arts; Design; Painting; Sculpture;

LC Class: ND

Reference Category: Catalogs

Description: Provides access to "a portfolio of visual arts collections comprising over 100,000 images . . . for use in teaching, learning and research". Each collection has two access points: Info, which profiles the collection, provides copyright and contact information and credit details; and Images, which provides the digitized images themselves with titles. In addition to the collections of images, includes links to a broad range of resources and services.

Added 11/07/2008


Title: VADS: the online resource for visual arts

Provider: University for the Creative Arts, Farnham Campus

Subject Heading/s: Architecture; Art; Decorative arts; Design; Painting; Sculpture;

LC Class: ND

Reference Category: Catalogs

Description: Provides access to "a portfolio of visual arts collections comprising over 100,000 images . . . for use in teaching, learning and research". Each collection has two access points: Info, which profiles the collection, provides copyright and contact information and credit details; and Images, which provides the digitized images themselves with titles. In addition to the collections of images, includes links to a broad range of resources and services.

Added 11/07/2008