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Art and Art History: Finding Images/Artworks

UNH Art Image Databases

Searchable database of digital images and associated catalog data, covering many time periods and cultures, and documents the fields of architecture, painting, sculpture, photography, decorative arts, design, anthropology, ethnographic and women's studies, as well as many other forms of visual culture.  ARTstor is an excellent place to find images for your presentation, paper, or inspiration. Log on to ARTstor, create a personal account and create an image group.  Then view information on how to Export to Power Point. You can search ARTstor by the name of an art work, by geography, by classification (for example, architecture), or by collection (for example, Beyond the Taj).  Use the Advanced Search to limit by date. Helpful videos on using ARTstor can also be found on UTube

 

The world's leading source of art images, representing museums, galleries, and artists throughout the world by providing a central source of fine art for image users.

 

An online encyclopedia of art "from prehistory to the present day."

 

Videos

The UNH Durham Library has a good collection of art and architecture films on DVD in the Multimedia Center on Level 2. You can search the online catalog to locate films. Ask a librarian if you need assistance.

The following websites are also great sources for streaming video clips: