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Museums on the Web

  • Andy Warhol Art Museum - Inspired by Warhol's artistic vision, The Andy Warhol Museum strives to be a dynamic art center and resource for anyone who wishes to gain insights into contemporary art and popular culture.
  • Art and Archaeology of the Ancient Greek and Roman Worlds - Look through a massive library of art objects, sites, buildings and the humanities at The Perseus project Website. The library's catalogs document 523 coins, 1548 vases, over 1400 sculptures, 179 sites and 381 buildings. Each catalog entry has a description of the object and its context; most have images. This web site currently publishes over 33,000 pictures! Descriptions and images have been produced in collaboration with many museums, institutions and scholars.
  • The Art Institute of Chicago
  • The Artchive
  • Artcyclopedia - The guide to museum-quality art on the internet. Offers "a comprehensive index of every artist represented at hundreds of museum sites, image archives....700 leading arts sites, and more than 24,000 links directly to an estimated 80,000 works by 7,000 different artists."-Source. Search or browse by movement, medium, name of artist, nationality, etc.
  • The Louvre - A stunning array of masterpieces is located in this French museum, the most famous art museum in the world.
  • Metropolitian Museum of Art
  • National Gallery of Art
  • San Francisco Museum Of Modern Art - One of the newest modern art museums on the planet. Check out their Web Page, and maybe you will be inspired to visit the City by the Bay for a day of artistic enlightenment!
  • The Web Gallery of Art - Contains over 8,500 digital reproductions of European paintings and sculptures created between the years 1150 and 1800. A considerable number of the pictures are commented upon and biographies of the significant artists are given.
  • Web Museum Famous Paintings - A listing of links to famous paintings from throughout history. Just a click will allow you to view a famous painting by a famous painter.
  • Whitney Museum of American Art

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