Art: Websites

Use this guide to locate information on artists, artistic periods or styles, and individual works of art.

Quote by Artist

"The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls." ~ Pablo Picasso

Renowned Art Museums

The Louvre art museum in Paris, France

The Louvre in Paris, France. Source

Websites about Art & Art History

Featured Website

logo for WikiArt visual art encyclopedia — Visual Art Encyclopedia of fine arts. A non-profit organization that aims to "to make classical art a little more accessible and comprehensible, and also want to provide a new form of interaction between contemporary artists and their audience." This website is subject to copyright.

Featured Website

Use this timeline from the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City to learn about art in different geographical regions and time periods.

Download Museum Images!

Rijks Studio logo 

Want to re-use an image of a famous work of art?

The Rijksmusuem in Amsterdam has made high-resolution images of works in their collection available for public use through their interactive Rijksstudio website. The goal of the ongoing digitization project is to capture the museum's entire collection, which spans several hundred years.

Khan Academy: Art History Videos

Click here to view Khan Academy's Art History Videos.

These videos feature spontaneous conversations about works of art where the speakers are not afraid to disagree with each other or art history orthodoxy. Videos are made by Dr. Beth Harris and Dr. Steven Zucker along with other contributors.

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