Painting and P Guide - Resources and Review

Describes the life and work of Jackson Pollock, the controversial postmodern painter who adopted an unusual and physically involved technique to smear, spatter, and drip paint on canvas. Includes images of his paintings and photographs of the artist at work.
Gallery and tour of the paintings of Pablo Picasso, officially recognised by the Pablo Ruiz Picasso Foundation. Also offers details of the Picasso's life through studies, books, movies, museums and news.
VADS provides the UK higher education community with access to digital research data appropriate for re
use, by building an on-line archive of electronic resources created by and of use to the visual arts community. These resources will adhere to agreed standards of best practice for the creation, management, preservation and access of electronic information.
Project to create a multimedia hypertext archive of the works of the Pre
Raphaelite poet and painter Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1828-1882), which aims to hold a digital image of every textual and pictorial document relevant to the study of Rossetti.
Biographical information about the most prominent artists of the 20th Century, as voted by BBC Radio Producers. Includes writers, painters, architects, film
makers, designers, sculptors, and poets.
Art Abstracts (formerly Art Index) comprises the bibliographic contents of 280 leading art periodicals
journals, museum bulletins and yearbooks. The database gives references to articles, reviews, exhibition listings and many other types of material. Reproductions of works of art that appear in the periodicals are also fully detailed. The database has around 400,000 records and is updated monthly. It indexes periodicals from 1984, and includes abstracts from 1994 onwards. Subscription is required but a trial service is available.
Collaborative work which features an exhibition of paintings representing major artistic themes and works from over one hundred artists. Also includes a glossary of painting styles and a small illustrated tour of Paris.
A collection of Anglo
French eighteenth century pictures, porcelain and furniture.
Gallery based in Washington DC. Holds national collections of European and American paintings, sculpture, decorative arts, and selected temporary exhibitions of art from countries and cultures throughout the world.
Canadian national art museum. Includes online art exhibitions, collections of contemporary Canadian, European, American and Asian art, and a virtual tour of the gallery. Also features slide kits on various artists providing information on their works, comments by the artist and suggested topics for discussion. Information available in English and French.
Collection of artwork comprising paintings, watercolours, ink and pencil drawings, and steel engravings based on the plays of William Shakespeare. Each work is accompanied by information about its size, medium, date of production, and current location. Material is accessible via a listing of artists, or according to the play which they illustrate.
Annotated links to selected Internet resources covering fine art and artists, painting, drawing, philosophy and theory, museums, galleries, and libraries.
ArtScape is a dynamic online resource for artists and art lovers alike. The aim is to make contemporary art available to the public in a manner which is accessible as well as educational. Headings include ceramics, digital art, mixed media, painting, photography and sculpture.
Details and pictures of the cave paintings discovered in 1995. The large galleries accommodate more than 300 paintings and engravings dating to the Paleolithic era (between 32,000 and 30,000 years ago).
Biography of the Dutch artist Herman van Valen (1916
1996), with a selection of his colour prints and oil paintings.
Collection of wildlife and wilderness paintings by Canadian and other international artists, being arranged into a permanent museum showcase.
Variety of material reflecting the artistic and creative talents of the Pre
Raphaelites including Millais, Rossetti, Hunt, and Waterhouse. Sources include images of paintings, audio recordings of poetic works, and reviews from the period.
Examples of prehistoric cave paintings at Lascaux, France, viewable using the mouse as a flashlight. Provides information about the discovery of the cave art work in 1940, its deterioration in 1955, and the subsequent closure of the cave in 1963. Also includes details of painting and engraving techniques, dating methods, and information necessary to plan a visit to Lascaux. Available in English, French, German and Spanish.
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