History of art and H Guide - Resources and Review

Computer assisted imaging can reveal aspects of the process of making art not visible to the unaided eye. It also reveals the alterations of intervening centuries, alterations that were intended to repair the ravages of time and use, and to adjust images to reflect changing aesthetic preferences. Using Portrait of a Man, Master of the 1540s; The Virgin and Child, Workshop of Dirck Bouts and The Last Judgement by Jan Provoost the resource examines the techniques of infrared reflectography, X
radiography and ultraviolet light.
Images of iconography dedicated to Saint Sebastian, which are catergorised by type into paintings, sculptures, and drawings, miniatures, mosaics, and stained glass. A brief description of each object indicates the approximate date when it was created, its dimensions, and the location where it is held.
An extensive index to the art collections of Great Britain and Ireland. Art Guide is organised by artist, by museum, and geographically. For each artist there is a list of their works and where they can be found; for each museum a list of outstanding works in the collection, contact details and links to other museums in the same region.
Information about poster art in the early 20th century. Includes a brief history of lithography, styles at the turn of the century and images of posters with descriptions of style, historical significance and the passage of events before and after its production.
The TGN is a structured vocabulary developed primarily for the field of art history, but with the potential for wide applications in related disciplines such as archaeology, history and geography. It contains nearly one million place names representing approximately 900,000 places, allowing users to search for place names and retrieve records for places, including vernacular and historical names, coordinates, place types and other relevant information.
Brief biographies of theologians, philosophers, poets, composers, and artists throughout history including Aristotle, Bach, Chaucer, Hobbes, and Wagner.
Aimed at those with an interest in art, focusing on students of art history in particular, this resource offers links to image collections, information on specific artists, and material categorised by period, location, and theme.
Set of annotated links to online courses, course descriptions, tutorials, assignments, tests and other materials used in the teaching of art and art history.
Collection of essays and lectures by William Morris, Oscar Wilde, W R Lethaby, Walter Crane, Rosamund Marriott
Watson and others.
Born in Italy in 43 BC, the work of Publius Ovidius Naso has contributed to many aspects of western art and civilisation. This resource provides access to illustrations depicting the poetry of Ovid, most notably in the form of 17th century engravings of Johann Wilhelm Bauer and the 1640 translation by George Sandys, both representing Ovid's 'Metamorphoses'. The Ambrose Collection supplies additional material consisting of illustrations and artefacts relating to the work of Ovid.
Archive of classic print advertisements dating from the 1940s. Images are searchable by category, decade, year, or keyword. Provides basic information about each advert, including the date of issue, and the company who produced it, with links to the relevant companies.
Dedicated to the Bauhaus school of art and architecture (1919
1933), this resource presents information on the Bauhaus Archive/Museum of Design in Berlin. Housed within a building designed by Walter Gropius, who founded the Bauhaus, the archive includes examples of painting, drawing, sculpture, architecture, photography, and documentation such as political discussion about the school, official contracts, and the curriculum.
Array of traditional Chinese artwork which traces the history and development of printing techniques. Focusing on the ancient period, the resource provides information on standardised characters, carving skills, and seals. Examples of prints from various Dynasties including Tang, Yuan, Ming, and Qing are presented.
Variety of material reflecting the artistic and creative talents of the Pre
Raphaelites including Millais, Rossetti, Hunt, and Waterhouse. Sources include images of paintings, audio recordings of poetic works, and reviews from the period.
Index of over 50 Internet resources about art in the Ancient World between 700 and 1000 AD.
A collection of posters created by Henri Toulouse
Lautrec (1864-1901). Includes the history of prints and printmaking in Paris, biographies and a bibliography.
Biographical information about the group of painters who became known as the Impressionists due to their colourful and fleeting style. Outlines the lives of Degas, Monet, Morisot, Pissarro, Renoir, Bazille, Cassatt, Manet, and Sisley, considering the theme, colour, and brushstroke of a specific painting by each artist.
A digitised collection of over 29,000 photographs taken by Samuel Gottscho and William Schleisner between 1935 and 1955. Entries can be searched by keyword or browsed by subject. Images returned depict architectural subjects including agricultural buildings, airports, banks, city and town halls, dams, government buildings, housing, ironwork, plumbing fixtures, and theatres, focusing largely on the northeastern United States, particularly New York City and Florida.
Contents for current issue of the international research journal covering the involvement of the sciences with archaeology and art history. Topics covered include dating methods, artefact studies, mathematical methods, remote sensing techniques and conservation science.
Directory of art history resources divided into prehistoric, ancient and middle
ages; renaissance, baroque and eighteenth century; nineteenth and twentieth century and non-european art. Lists of museums and galleries and research resources are also included.
Full text publication tracing the history of tattooing around the world. Includes chapters describing tattoo history in Polynesia, Borneo, Samoa, the Marquesas, New Zealand, Japan, North America, South America, France, England, and the US. Additional chapters offer information about tattooed mummies, a famous tattooed individual named Giolo, tattooing in the circus, and views held by psychiatrists, Jews, and Christians.
Extensive collection of resources documenting the history of art worldwide. Features details of artwork from prehistoric, ancient, medieval, renaissance, modern, and postmodern times, and looks at techniques typically found in Greece, Rome, Asia, China, Japan, Africa, and Italy. Also offers a range of research materials such as projects, journals, and an image finder.
Biographical information on artists and their work, and various art institutions.
Extensive resources devoted to the art, history, literature and culture of the Romantic period. Contains searchable electronic text editions, scholarly resources, conference information, research features and book reviews.
A constantly growing collection of the most valuable online resources for teaching English, history, art history, and foreign languages. It aims to bring together the best of the humanities on the web.
Manifestos, photographs, and articles exploring the international Futurist movement founded in Italy in 1909, which celebrated the aesthetic possibilities of machines, speed, noise, and cities, and impacted heavily on 20th century art and literature.
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