Quote by Artist
"The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls." ~ Pablo Picasso
Renowned Art Museums
The Louvre in Paris, France. Source
Located in Paris, France.
This flagship museum is in New York, America.
Museum of Modern Art
Located in New York, America.
National Gallery of Art
Located in Washington, DC, America.
Located in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
Galleries located mainly in Washington, DC, but also in New York and Virginia, America.
The State Hermitage Museum
Located in St. Petersburg, Russia.
The Tate Galleries
Group of galleries located in Britain.
Located in Florence, Italy.
Websites about Art & Art History
Selected resources on art and architecture.
Search and browse artists, works of art and museums.
Art & Architecture Thesaurus Online
From the Getty Research Institute.
Union List of Artist Names
This authoritative vocabulary of artists' names provides biographical data and images for some artists.
Artsy’s mission is to make all the world’s art accessible to anyone with an Internet connection. We are an online platform for discovering, learning about, and collecting art.
"Collaboration of +300 art historians, archaeologists, curators and academics who want to make the highest-quality art history resources freely available to a global audience."
WikiArt.org — 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.
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!
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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