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WebMuseum

Open 24 hours a day, the WebMuseum is a 1994 winner of the Best of Web award for Best Use of Multiple Media. "With no support, no funding, (and) no manpower: the WebMuseum is a collaborative work of its visitors..." Paintings and supportive text depict many different eras and styles of work. Subject-oriented Famous Paintings and an author index are located in General Exhibitions, the primary...

http://www.ibiblio.org/wm/
Visual Arts Data Service (VADS)

VADS, part of the UK Arts & Humanities Data Service (AHDS), was established to create a searchable, online archive of digital resources for use by the visual arts community, especially those in higher education, and "to establish and promote good practice in the creation, management and preservation of digital resources through an advisory, training and publications programme." Recently...

https://vads.ac.uk/
Illuminating the Renaissance: The Triumph Of Flemish Manuscript Painting in Europe

Visitors to the Web version of this Getty Museum exhibition may well have an advantage over on-site visitors. While the physical exhibition features more than 130 illuminated books produced in Flanders between 1470 and 1560, viewers at the Web site have a chance to get much closer to twenty selected manuscripts, using the Zoom & Explore functions provided. Click a thumbnail to investigate a single...

http://www.getty.edu/art/exhibitions/flemish/home.html
Turbulence: Commissions and Supports Net Art

The Turbulence project acts as an online gallery for Internet artwork. Since it was formed in 1996 by New Radio and Performing Arts, Inc., it has "commissioned, exhibited and archived over 60 original works." When browsing the collection, visitors will notice that the themes of the works vary widely, ranging from highly expressionistic to more analytical in nature. Many of the items incorporate...

https://turbulence.org/
Art Institute of Chicago: Science, Art, and Technology

This fine exhibit and pedagogical tool was developed by the Art Institute of Chicago in order assist science teachers in their efforts to explore the relationship between science and art in a museum setting. Supported by a grant from the Polk Brothers Foundation, the various sections of the site reveal "how the scientific method is applied to the making, conserving, and exhibiting of art." The...

https://archive.artic.edu/sciarttech/
Extra Ordinary Every Day: The Bauhaus at the Busch-Reisinger

Led by Walter Gropius and his fellow design collaborators, the Bauhaus was one of the most important and influential design schools of the twentieth century, extending its influence throughout much of Europe and the United States. Within the Bauhaus there was also a strong interest in designing objects for everyday life and utility. Drawing on the collection of the Busch-Reisinger Museum at...

https://harvardartmuseums.org/tour/the-bauhaus
Net Art at Furtherfield: Web Art, Political Art, Poetry, Critical Text & Creative Freedom

Founded in 1997 by artists Marc Garrett and Ruth Catlow, Furtherfield is "an online platform for the creation, promotion, criticism, and archiving of adventurous digital / net art work for public viewing, experience, and interaction." In particular, Furtherfield focuses on "network related projects that explore new social contexts that transcend the digital, or offer a subjective voice that...

https://www.furtherfield.org/
Edward Hopper: The Artist

The exhibition web site for Edward Hopper, from the Museum of Fine Arts Boston, features a slideshow of a dozen of Hopper's paintings, and a digital version of one of the artist's sketchbooks. Some Hopper paintings, for instance Nighthawks, 1942, have been reproduced so many times and in so many formats - posters, prints, t-shirts, coffee mugs - that they have become iconic and these are included...

https://www.mfa.org/exhibitions/edward-hopper
NGC@MOCCA

NGC@MOCCA is a three-year partnership between the National Gallery of Canada (NGC) and the Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art (MOCCA). The two museums will co-organize a series of exhibitions in the galleries at MOCCA, using artwork selected from the NGC's collections. The current exhibition, Cabinet, starts from the premise that "Today's museums are derived from the 'cabinet of curiosities', or...

https://www.gallery.ca/magazine/exhibitions/ngc-0?page=1
Multimedia: de Young Museum

The de Young Museum has put a collection of its multimedia on one web page for visitors to enjoy. In the Museum's words, the page "provides access to the wide variety of media, symposia, new technologies and interactives that augment the Museums' permanent collections." For example, watch a 20-minute presentation on Reflectance Transformation Imaging (RTI) in art conservation. Head object...

https://deyoung.famsf.org/deyoung/collections/multimedia
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