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Art: A Research Guide

Useful Websites

Following is a short list of some all-purpose art  web sites:

  • Art Cyclopedia: The Fine Art Search Engine
    Aggregates art images from different museum and internet sites. Search by Artist, Title and Museum; browse by various categories including art movement.
  • Camio
    Art from American art museums (includes ancient). All photos taken directly from objects. Excels in difficult to find contemporary art. Contains 95,000 images.
  • Metropolitian Museum of Art
    A searchable database of over 350,000 artworks and related materials from the permanent collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
  • Mother of All
    From the University of Michigan. Extensive list of image websites.
  • Web Gallery of Art  Virtual museum and searchable database of European painting and sculpture from 11th to mid-19th centuries.