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ARTstor


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Description

The ARTstor Digital Archive Collection contains over one million multidisciplinary digital images and associated metadata from notable image collections worldwide. The collection spans many times and cultures and encompasses architecture, painting, sculpture, photography, decorative arts, and design, as well as numerous forms of visual culture.  ARTstor also includes the tools to actively access, manipulate, and deliver these images. Included in ARTstor are the Art History Survey Collection; the Carnegie Arts of the United States Collection; the Huntington Archive of Asian Art; the Museum of Modern Art Architecture and Design Collection; the Mellon International Dunhuang Archive of artifacts from Buddhist cave shrines in China;  the Smithsonian Native American Art and Culture collection; the Schleslinger History of  America; Women in America; Hellenistic and Roman sculpture; Art and architecture of Islam; the image of the Black in Western Art; the George Eastman House collection, and many more. ARTstor is continually adding to its collection.


Searching Tips: Searchable by keyword and collection. Advanced search permits searching by creator, title, repository, subject, material, style or period, work type, culture, description, or technique, as well as combinations of these words and concepts. Images can be downloaded to PowerPoint. More help is available at the ARTstor Getting Started web site.


Dates Covered

Early antiquity to the present.


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Contact

Rose Orcutt
Kate Cunningham-Hendrix


Last Update

1/18/2011