Welcome to the ARTIST PROJECT website.
Google Art Project - Explore museums from around world, discover and view hundreds of artworks at incredible zoom levels, and even create and share your own collection of masterpieces.
Smarthistory from Khan Academy. This is an open source website. Check the contributor information to find out if you think the person who wrote the essay you're looking at is an expert on the topic.
ArtBabble - information about artists, styles and media from the Indianapolis Museum of Art.
Macmillan Dictionary: This has basic definitions of art terms and links to the complete entry of each word.
MoMA Glossary of Art Terms Some entries have links to examples of styles and works of art that illustrate the word being defined.
Tate Modern: This comes from a British museum so some terms may be different. Great for modern and contemporary art terms. This glossary also has example works of art with each definition.
Art Institute of Chicago
Harvard Art Museums
Metropolitan Museum of Art
Museum of Fine Arts Boston
Museum of Modern Art
National Gallery of Art
Smithsonian American Art
Timeline of African American Civil Rights Artists
*Metropolitan Museum of Art TIMELINES OF ART HISTORY (this is a really great resource for "Historical Events")
MoOM - The collection of online museums
Sites good for images, but not for information:
Famous Artists Gallery
Yahoo Directory - ArtistsAll Famous Artists
Sites aimed at buying and selling art:
On this page, you will find:
As part of your final product, you must complete the Artist Project Resource Annotation form below for ONE of your resources. It can be any resource from your bibliography (book, article, website, etc.). Please complete the whole form.
Sample Artist Project Resource Annotation
How to Use an art book
Art books have lots of useful information, but sometimes they are difficult to find their way around.
Books are often titled the name of the artist they are about, but the books are hardly ever written by that artist.
Some art books give information about images on the same page as the image (as a caption).