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Art History Resources on the Web

Designed as an online supplement to the text book Gardner's Art Through the Ages, this gateway offers extensive links to Websites, images, and documents relating to art in the Ancient world; the Middle Ages; the Renaissance, the Baroque, and the Rococo; the Modern and Postmodern world; and the world beyond Europe. All forms of the plastic arts are covered including prints and photography. The...
Girl with a Pearl Earring: An In-Depth Study

The artistic endeavors of the 17th century's, Old Master Johannes Vermeer have fascinated many. Now a popular book based on one of his canvases, Girl with a Pearl Earring, has brought him squarely into the minds and hearts of many in the 21st century. Even though the picture has been studied intensely for over a century, many questions remained unanswered about various aspects of the work. This...
The Best of the Humanities on the Web

Working together, the National Endowment for the Humanities and the MCI Foundation have created this website in order to bring together some of the best online humanities resources from the world’s great museums, libraries, and universities. Even a cursory glance would indicate that they have done a splendid job, and this site warrants several visits in order to take full advantage of these...
Multiplex: Directions in Art, 1970 to Now

Taking its name from the type of American movie theater that houses a large number of screens in order to provide a wide variety of movies, the web site for Multiplex, an exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), teaches an art history lesson in an entertaining fashion. Introductory comments from Deborah Wye, curator of the exhibition, point out that it was around 1970 that our current...