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View Resource AskArt.com: The Artists Bluebook

AskArt.com is a research service providing biographical and pricing information on American art and artists. Claiming to list 25,000 artists, AskArt.com offers general biographical information, descriptions of works (many with images) both sold and unsold, and an abbreviated bibliography. The database exclusively covers American painting, sculpture, and illustrations, and includes auction sale...

http://www.askart.com/index.aspx
View Resource Mary Louise Reynolds Collection

Mary Louise Reynolds (1891-1950) led a fascinating life at the center of the Surrealist circle of artists, numbering as her friends Max Ernst, Man Ray, Paul Éluard, André Breton, Jean Cocteau, and Salvador Dalí. Reynolds and Surrealist Marcel Duchamp were partners in a long term relationship thought by their friends to be far happier than most marriages. She was a book artist and served in the...

http://www.artic.edu/reynolds/
View Resource The Essential Vermeer

Created by painter Jonathan Janson, this Web site consists of over 250 pages of information on the Dutch artist Johannes Vermeer, broadly categorized into his art, his life, and related research. Examples from the art area are: an illustrated list of Vermeer's paintings in chronological order that includes both thumbnail-size b&w and larger color images, dimensions and locations of the originals,...

http://www.essentialvermeer.com/
View Resource Living in Europe

Weblogs on just about every topic imaginable (including a few which no one would have imagined) are now available. And, after some time spent living in the shadows of traditional formats such as television and mainstream periodicals, they have garnered the attention of major media programs. One of the more interesting weblog sites out there is Living in Europe, which consists of a cooperative of...

http://www.livingineurope.net
View Resource Hokusai: Mad About Painting

The Smithsonian's Freer Gallery presents this Web interactive on the life and work of the Japanese painter and printmaker, Katsushika Hokusai (1760–1849), the creator of the woodblock print "The Great Wave", one of the most recognized images in the world. The Flash interactive consists of four main sections on Hokusai's art: Brush & Block, Color, Composition, and Subject, plus an introductory,...

https://www.freersackler.si.edu/exhibitions/online/hokusai/l...
View Resource Louise Nevelson Papers

With funding from the Terra Foundation for American Art, the Archives of American Art at the Smithsonian has been able to digitize all 8,058 pages of the Louise Nevelson Papers. The collection is arranged in 9 series, from Series 1: Biographical Material, to Series 9: Photographs. Each series is represented by a single image on the collection summary page of the website; clicking that image takes...

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https://www.aaa.si.edu/collections/louise-nevelson-papers-90...
View Resource Digital Art Museum

The Digital Art Museum (DAM) is an "online resource for the history and practice of digital fine art.” On this dynamic site, visitors can look over sections that include Artists, Exhibitions, and Timelines. First-time visitors should start with the Featured Artist section to explore a new contemporary artist every week. Moving along, News for You presents information about upcoming art exhibits...

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http://dam.org/home