Surfer's List to Art on the Web


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Art History Webmasters Association, AHWA

"Reserch and Communication Tools in Art History."
Loads of links to art periods, art history courses, departments, etc. This site hopefully takes care of this field once and for all if we really have an association of webmasters at it? Please let it be!

Art History Resources on the Web

Extensive site from Sweet Briar Collage, Virginia. This site is listed in the AHWA site above and itself links there. I chose this site because it was the only one listed as superb in the section on Art and Art History in the Collection by Subject compiled by the University of Buffalo's Lockwood Library which in turn I found by searching for sites that link to the list you are just reading.

Artlinx

A large collection of links to art web sites in alphabetical order.
The site is by Desktoppublishing.com and includes lots of other material, too.

The BBC

For a professionally reviewed list of art sites the BBC is probably hard to match.

Their Webguide has a section on Art & Culture which leads to a larger list Art & Design (?).

Then also their Webguide's section Education leeds to Education Categories which then allows you to chose Art where you can chose your level. Chose Adult Art (?) and presto you get another well edited list of art sites.
(The BBC obviously favors education so the lists for schools are very goo, too.)

These two lists overlap occasionally, as far as I can tell.

(I'm happy to note that even the BBC doesn't attempt to categorize sites, which I've given up any hope of doing ages ago. But then again, they are not quirky and their links don't go stale as easily as on this list.)

The Civilized Explorer - Art on the Internet

A list very like the one you are reading. Interesting links with comments and probably updated regularly.
Found from Britannica, Encyclopaedia Britannica's Internet Guide(!), which also has an Arts and Entertainment (sic) section worth watching. Britannica looks like it will be very good, go check it out.

The Useless Pages

For those rainy days when the web is just too much you might try this site. The section Pi and its friends features "Pi - The movie" a major minor masterpiece in film without film.
In the section "Cows" you can check out the lastest in Cow tipping.
What has this to do with ART? Well, the first time I helped a real artist use the web, he needed a reminder on what the pattern on cow hides looks like for decorating his ceramics. We happily opened a search engine and typed in "cow". Don't try it.

Artfaces Artplaces

"...website featuring artists from across the USA & Canada..."
Lots of editorial content.
The site has originated from art discussions on two AOL art message boards.

Open Directory

"The Open Directory Project's goal is to produce the most comprehensive directory of the web, by relying on a vast army of voluteer editors".
See the Arts section.
A long time ago the Virtual Library tried to do this but apparently got swamped with the volume.
Now Netscape and Mozilla are working on this excellent idea.

Art Brut, Self-taught Art, Folk Art, Roadside art,...

Raw Vision
Raw Vision is a magazine for outsider art. The link list that they maintain should cover the field.
Selected by UNESCO as the World's Best Art Magazine 1998.
(I did search the net for "Prix Camera" and the complex UNESCO site to give you other award winners. No luck.)

The Outsider Pages & Roadside Art Online
Articles and presentations of artists.
This site includes the truly "Comprehensive web guide to folk and outsider art online"

If you really enjoy this kind of art, you can go to one of the electronic auction sites. ebay has the section Antiques:Folk Art and a gallery option that allows you to view the vast number of items on sale. Old Saw with Hand Painted Texas Farm Scene, anyone? Check out the Collectibles:Art section, too.

World Heritage

Unesco maintains a list of World Heritage sites. I have linked directly to the list that they maintain. Their own World Heritage main page is one of those bloated "good surfing experience" things that evolve with time.
A few months later I've come across another list of Unesco World Heritage Sites
by Lynn Garry Salmon. This one will probably keep things simple.
From Finland e.g. Suomenlinna is on this list.

Webtools, Javadirectory

A directory of Java applications. Go see the Arts and Entertainment section.
Lots of stuff. Quality and usefulness varies. You need good internet connections and a powerful machine running java, but I found atleast one gem and didn't then have time to look further.
Good grief! I've just spent hours designing new wallpapers, textile patterns and snowflakes with the The Escher Web Sketch program. Fun. Kids will love this, too.
Go check out the other listed programs yourself. Christmas is coming and I need to sketch some gingerbreadmen chains ...

Inxight

Inxight is a Xerox company devoloping a new way to represent information. Check out the "Hyperbolic trees" of various art institutions, among others.
Perhaps an artist could come up with interesting ideas to use this?
Java must be enabled.

GeoCities

As they say "The Largest Community on the Web!". The section Arts and Litterature is impressive in its liveliness. Be prepared to spend a lot of time here and regain the joy of surfing.
One of the artists in the Soho Neigbourhood's Lofts is Susan Ritter who kindly prompted me to look in.

A site that can afford to deal with problems the way most computer people would love to can't be bad.

"Oops! Something went wrong! Our server didn't like that request...
but don't worry, as it's likely nothing too serious. You may want to simply try your request again in a few minutes, in case everything just clears up by itself."

The Mining Company

"A Site for Every Topic. An Expert Guide for Every Site."
The web really has created a new profession - Information miner. This place is very extensive. See the Arts/Entertainment section.
I must admit that I can't understand why anyone would want to be included in our Art Navigator with places like this around, but Eric Wiener who is "your Mining Co guide to New York: East Village" wants me to list East Village Experimental Gallery, "an NYC based online gallery for emerging New York artists".
So there it is with thanks for helping us find this resource.

Artinfo

"From Russia with Art." "Our databank contains over 700 Russian artists including 6000 images." An extensive site.

ArtNet.se

I just added a Russian site above so now I must include something from Finland's neighbour in the west. ArtNet.se links to lots of Swedish galleries and other art sites. From here you can go to the site Stockholm - Cultural Capital of Europe 1998. (And while your at it, Finland's Helsinki is one of the nine European Cultural Capitals in the year 2000.)

The Latin Art Museum

Someone asked me by mail for links to Latin American Art. This museum has a good Latin Art link list in addition to its own collection.

WebSideStory World 1000

And now for something completely different...
"The World 1000 lists thousands of sites in 36 categories and ranks them based on the amount of traffic they receive... "
If you're just surfing and have time, see the sites where the claimed average of 4,237,737 visitors per day go.
Try the Arts section for inspiration, perhaps. Be warned, it does link things like Italian Cast Lovers (?!) among "art".

Art Newsroom - International

This looks like a very good site for the Forbes type of Art news?
(I do hope that tiny light grey text on a white background is NOT the lastest web-designer trend.)

The Alvar Aalto Centenary

This site commemorates Alvar Aalto, architect and designer.

OCAIW - Orazio Centaro's Art Images on the Web

This site links to architecture, painting, photography, and culpture images all over the web. If you are lucky and the artist you're looking for is listed, then you will find this a very good source. The sites the image links lead to are themselves often worth a good browse.

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The latest batch of requested linkings

Art Fantastique de Jean-Claude Davreux

"gallery of fantastic-art painting between fantasy-art and realities political,social,or international actualities"

Holsten Galleries - Contemporary Glass Sculpture

"Unique glass art for private collectors, corporations and museums. Specializing in Dale Chihuly's Chandeliers. Established 1978 in Stockbridge, Massachusetts."
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R.K Arts

"The best of the fine arts world."
An online gallery from Canada.

Wholesale Art Supply Co

A company selling art supplies. Normally this would not perhaps be on this list but commerce over the web is what I'm currently looking into and this site was the first of its kind that asked to be listed.

ArtUFrame

Looks like I'll soon have to start a new section for Electronic Art Commerce. This site lists an enormous selection of art posters you can order over the web from their vast image gallery.

McKinney Arts

The gallery in New York features contemporary painting, photography and sculpture.

Ben Georgia

Contemporary Paintings

World Art Party

"Terror is fear. The purpose of art terrorism is to banish fear. The act of peacefully giving art to another person has many implications..."

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ArtByMath

"The ArtByMath site has received five awards in the past two weeks for being a distinguished hotsite on the net and has been featured by several leading eZines..."

AnfyPaint, the interactive virtual gallery

..."a new art site, that feature a Java paint program where visitors can paint realtime and save to the gallery. All the paintings are saved in the virtual gallery and stay exposed forever."

Dino Jump

"Dino Jump International are specialists in manufacturing and distribution of Interactive Inflatables worldwide."
Art? Hmm.. Why not? And besides, kids do love these things.

Salvatore Ventura

The watercolor artwork of Salvatore Ventura. A good list of links, too.

Scottish Indie Artspace

..."it has Scottish landscapes and computer generated images"...

ARTTRA Gallery

Featuring the mystic art of Dale Skinner.

Through the Looking Glass

Artworks by Amy Handford/Cummings.

The Post-Dogmatist Quarterly

"The Post-Dogmatist Quarterly is the Arts and Letters journal of the International Post-Dogmatist Group."
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WebRing

"This completely free service offers easy access to hundreds of thousands of member websites, organised by related interests into easy to travel rings."

This ring idea is very powerful.
Go see the vast Arts and Humanities, Artist or Design rings.
You'll find the Artists of the Web Ring, among others. (Perhaps those of you who are tired of my slowness in adding your site onto this list, will find a more timely service here.)

If you go through the WebRing Directory, you will also be able to see lists of the most popular sites accessed through the ring system. For Arts and Humanities | Arts they are mostly sites for pictures of naked women. Who would have guessed?
But what is this?,
Ring of Fire - Burning Man???? Go see to believe.
And Poser?
Leads to the Poser4 "The Premier 3D and character animation tool" by MetaCreations whose company page has a Community section with art examples.
I do know an art student at our university who had to move over to computer art becauce of a serious allergy. Perhaps this is an option for others, too.

Yes, this web ring thing is really intersting.

I found a ring for ex libris (bookplates), which led to the site The Art of the Ex Libris among others. I chose this one because of its excellent links to other sites. It links to Heraldry, too.

Of course, there is a seperate Heraldy and Coats of Arms Webring. I linked you to the list of this rings sites. You find the one you like.

The Complete Works of Shakespeare

The Complete Works of William Shakespeare plus a list of Shakespeare resources on the Internet leading to e.g. the new Globe theatre and various illustrations.

The Incredible Art Department

Ken Rohrer is doing an amazing job collecting sources for art educators and students. This site is a must.

Corbis

"Corbis Corporation is building a remarkable resource of visual informationa comprehensive digital archive of compelling photography, treasured artworks, and unique material from public and private collections around the world."
This is Bill Gates' other company.

Art Quest

"1 for the Art and Art Lovers Alike ! An image listing service that puts people collecting and selling art directly in touch with each other via email. Listing art is easy by filling out a simple online form. You'll see art listed by artists, galleries and dealers as well as those collectors who are looking to buy and sell paintings, sculpture, prints and more !"
Yes, elegant and good links out, too.

Two contemporary galleries from Italy

Gnaccarini Galleria D'Arte
Galleria Virtuale Roma 2001

Kultur Online

"Kultur Online is a guide (in German) to museums, galleries, online exhibits, ... It is specialized to websites really worthwhile a visit, due to design and contents."
Nice to see Europeans on the Web with a well laid out site. (Most of the links explained in German lead to material in English - a feature common to most non-English sites.)

Web.De - Deutshland im Internet is a site that catalogs German sites in general and includes the section Kunst & Kultur.
Kulturbox leads you to sites in Berlin in English.

Lothlorien, Amateur Fantasy Image Archive

..."there are three major ideas behind this site; Showing pieces of art, helping [artists] to get a name and reputation, helping other artists with inspiration..."
The related pages list here is interesting for fantasy, mythology, etc.

The Art World Network

" ArtNet® is the world's definitive source for art market and contemporary art information. With up-to-date and comprehensive searchable databases of auction records, gallery exhibitions and artists' portfolios, ..."
They also web the ArtNet Magazine.

Aesthetics On-Line

..." you can find out about the American Society for Aesthetics (and its counterpart, the British Society for Aesthetics). You'll also find articles about philosophy and the arts, information about aesthetics events worldwide, and links to other arts, philosophy and aesthetics-related resources on the internet"...
If this is your field, then this is your site. Wow, even if it has a wiggle in its URL.
The Art Links list is superb.

Rhizome - The New Media Art Resource

"Rhizome is a network of designers, artists, programmers, and critics uploading reviews of new media art on a daily basis."

The Art Machine

Apparently lots of art material and lots of flashy webbing. Interesting link list and and a list of art sites they consider worth their trophy in the hall of fame.

Australian Aboriginal Art

" A "Contemporary Traditional" Exhibition".
Hosted by the excellent Envirolink site.

Crop Circle Connector

A very up-to-date source for information and images of Crop Circles. Enviromental or Alien Art or what? The circle in Espoo, Finland is here but I couldn't find a How-to-do guide.

The Netherlands Design Institute

"... The Netherlands Design Institute is a 'think-and-do tank' which identifies new ways by which design may contribute to the economic and cultural vitality of the community,..."

Stedelijk Museum of Modern Art, Amsterdam

"The Stedelijk Museum of Modern Art Amsterdam, the most important museum for modern and contemporary art in The Netherlands, has launched a cool, extensive web-site. With lots of artworks, images, java, VRML, Shockwave (Laurie Anderson at the Under Capricorn exhibition) etc etc."

C-Arts

"Arts-Related Internet Resources from a Canadian perspective."
This is part of the somewhat confusing Canadian C-Net site.

WWWomen

"The Premier Search Directory for Women Online!"
Includes the section Arts & Entertainment and even links to other sites for Women's Resources.

texas.net Museum of Art

"At the texas.net Museum of Art, the only constant will be change. Each gallery will include new material for your return viewing pleasure, from new scans in the Recent Acquisitions gallery, to revolving art criticism excerpts, to new installations of feature exhibits."
In this case constant change is towards quality. The site includes an enormous selection of art scans in the ftp archive, reviews and critisism, an exclusive link list and, best of all, special exhibitions in the gallery. The latest documents The First Impressionist Exhibition, 1874.

Carol Jackson presents Fine Art

"I wanted this site so that I could distribute fine-art over the web- in hopes that others would enjoy it as much as I do."
This is Carol Jackson's own laconic introduction to an immense well-indexed collection of art scans.
In addition to a link list of the better art sites, she includes "The Crusades - a Chronical in Art" an illustrated history text.

A hundred highlights from the Koninklijke Bibliotheek (The Netherlands)

This is a site for people interested in the creation of books i.e. printing, typography, illustration ...

Geometry Through Art

"What Children Can Learn about Art and Geometry" by Norman Shapiro.

IFA - Internet for the Fine Arts

"IFA is a network of on-line artists, galleries, museums, and resources for the fine arts. We strive to make most of the resources relating to the fine arts accessible from this site. IFA is constantly changing to reflect the emergence of new artists and new galleries on the Internet."

ArtSearch

"Register your site with ArtSearch, the internets Art and Craft specific search site."
A large collection of all sorts of self-announced links.

The Fine Art Society (USA)

"Fine art is a significant part of our respective cultures. The Fine Art Society has been developed to bring us together to review, analyze, locate and appreciate our common interest."

National Association of Fine Artists (USA)

"The National Association of Fine Artists (NAFA) is a professional art organization dedicated to the support of fine artists by providing its members with special advantages, resources, knowledge and benefits."
Extensive directories can be found here, they themselves say
"The world's most comprehensive Internet Fine Arts Directory".

Some linkings requested by the artists and galleries

Picasso

The Official Picasso site from Club-Internet.

Cezanne

"A virtual visit to the exhibition, discover Paul Cézanne's universe through a selection of the works on view, an evocation of the artist's life,..."

Envirolink: Enviroarts

"From cave paintings to cyber media, art has always reflected the spirit of humankind--expressing the profound impact that nature has upon our view of the world. Recognizing the cultural importance of art within the environmental movement, EnviroLink created an on-line gallery dedicated to earth-conscious art".

The truly extensive Envirolink site itself is superb.
(The page where they list all the Web trophies they've won can itself be used a good starting point to the web.)

They can even afford to make links to excellent pages like
Fallingwater - (Frank Lloyd Wright) hard to find.
Go!

The Linköping Science Fiction & Fantasy Archive

If this is your thing, then this is your site.

Slawek's Guide to Science-Fiction, Fantasy, Space & Surreal Art is good, too.

(Anomalous Images and UFO files is one of the sites for the real stuff with good links to others. Alien art is still very rare even on the Web. Examples of alien design are a bit more common but are mostly pictures of transport devices. The quality of the images is often less than optimal and the sites showing them are often not reachable for some reason or other.)

Futurism - Manifestos and other resources

"Futurism was an international art movement founded in Italy in 1909. It was (and is) a refreshing contrast to the weepy sentimentalism of Romanticism. The Futurists loved noise, machines, pollution, and cities; they embraced the exciting new world that was then upon them..."
"Too bad they were all Fascists."
Yes, too bad. I suggest reading the link "War, the World's Only Hygene" by Marinetti first.
Machine Age to Information Age, watch out?

The Ars Electronica Center

"The Ars Electronica Center is a museum of the future, a "knowledge machine " whose mission is to help visitors attain that degree of " fitness" in relation to new digital media which is essential in today's information-based society."

Artnetweb, Resources Index

A superb and up-to-date listing of "global visual culture" on the web from the extensive Artnetweb site.
This site is a must.

Art Planet

Art Planet is a comprehensive on-line fine art directory. It is the place to be when you're looking for art on the web.

Castle Catflap

"The home of all things groovy".
"A London based site specializing in music, writing, and film being made in the city the moment."

Guggenheim Museum

Welcome to the Guggenheim Museum's World Wide Web Site. Encompassing the activities of the four affiliated museums that make the Guggenheim a truly international institution, this site represents the latest manifestation of Solomon R. Guggenheim's original intentions in creating a foundation for "the promotion and encouragement and education in art and the enlightenment of the public."

ArtsEdNet

"The Getty Center for Education in the Arts is one of the operating programs of the J. Paul Getty Trust, a private operating foundation, charged by its founder, J. Paul Getty, with "the diffusion of artistic and general knowledge." The Center is dedicated to improving the quality and status of arts education in the United States' schools."

This site was found among the links on the excellent SDSU Education First pages.

Art and Design Publications on the Web from UIAH

This extensive and well ordered list of quality Web publications is the UIAH library's view of "Where's the Beef?" on the Web. It is part of the groundwork for the Finnish Virtual Library project. This list will become part of the UIAH Art Navigator if we can organize its updating.
Our library also maintains lists of links to Art Libraries, Databases, Magazines etc.

The Web site of IFLA, The International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions and its lists of links are worth a visit if you're interested in finding out more about libraries and their view of spreding information through the web. The following site was found through IFLA.

ARTFL Project

Project for American and French Research on the Treasury of the French Language, University of Chicago. This includes the

The ARTFL Encyclopédie Project

The ARTFL Encyclopédie Project is entering the complete text of Diderot and d'Alembert's famous compendium of Enlightened knowledge, and will provide access to the text, hyperlink cross references, linked page images and links to all the plates of this great work.

They also have other imaging projects.

The International Gallery Of Art

"The International Gallery of Art is an organization dedicated to the promotion and exposure of artists and their works, for all to enjoy. We are a premier virtual gallery, displaying various forms of art created by a multitude of unique and successful artists. All pieces of art have been placed here for your personal viewing pleasure and are of course, purchasable."

The Uffizi Gallery

"The Uffizi Gallery, founded in Florence in 1581, by the De Medici family, is one of the oldest museums in the world. Many important works of Italian and other schools, dating from between the fourteenth and eighteenth centuries, are kept here...
The Web guide contains dozens of high resolution colour pictures, comments, biographies and a glossary of artistic movements and techniques. "

iCE Advertisements

"Welcome to the online home of iCE Advertisements, the group that puts the "elated" back in "pixelated"! If you've come in search of any information regarding the group leading the computer underground art scene, you've definitely come to the right place"

H.R. Giger

"Welcome to the Official WebSite of the Swiss Surrealist and Creator of the "Biomechanic Style" and the " Alien" lifeform."

Stelarc

"This is the official Site for the Australian-based performance artist, Stelarc, whose work explores and extends the concept of the body and its relationship with technology through human/machine interfaces incorporating the Internet and Web, sound, music, video and computers."

Library of Congress Online Exhibits

An interesting selection of quality exhibitions from the The Library of Congress (USA).

Search.com - Arts

"Search.com (C|Net) has more than 250 Internet search engines that find all kinds of information.."
This site collects and categorizes generally available web search tools by subject and convieniently provides the search forms directly on one page.

RegiaArt

"Art to live with"
This artist also collects a good list of "The Best of the Web... Featuring architecture, engineering,and art sites" under the rubric "Regias of the Day."

artnetweb

"artnetweb is the creation of artists Remo Campopiano and Robbin Murphy. The Web Site is the third phase of a process to establish an art colony in cyberspace. All three parts are integral to artnetweb ...
Phase I: The Internet Reading Room..a place to begin.
Phase II: The BBS...the local node.
Phase III...The Web Site...a world-wide audience ..."

This is a superb well ordered site for art and links to art. It was found alongside a link to our Art Navigator in the section "Get Cultured" of the online book Walking the World Wide Web by Ventana. Their titles also include the Online version of the Official Netscape Navigator 2.0 Book for those of you who want to learn how to really use your browser.

1200 years of Italian Sculpture

The Thais site also includes other Italian resourses e.g. the Idea Design Review.

Artnet Italia

"Artnet Italia is a service aiming at putting in direct contact the world of italian artists and that of worlwide customers taking advantage of the wide audience the WWW is able to provide".

Christo and Jeanne-Claude

This home page features day-by-day photos of the Reichstag installation. It also offers photos of two previous works. and the latest news of the next work in progress, Over The River.

Art History Resources on the Web

"This metalist of art history resources on the Web is being compiled mostly for my students. Where useful I have "expanded" sites to show, and provide more immediate access to, the links they contain. The focus is currently on providing links to images and artists. In the near future I hope to include additional links to auxiliary research sources. At the moment, most of the links are to Euro-American art history resources..."
An extensive and well ordered list of links.

Period and Style for Designers

"Each link in the following list points to an image used in Professor Hugh Lester's courses Period and Style for Designers, I and II. These courses explore how a particular culture in a period of history represents itself through the visual artifacts of its buildings, decorations and furniture.
The collection of images is organized by period and provides theatre scenic and costume designers access to architectural, decorative and furniture styles."
A large collection of images from the Ancient World to the Present from The Tulane University.

Romarch; Roman Art and Archaeology

"The ROMARCH pages are the original crossroads for Web resources on the art and archaeology of Italy and the Roman provinces, ca. 1000 BC - AD 700. ROMARCH is sponsored by the Department of Classics and the Interdepartmental Program in Classical Art and Archaeology (IPCAA) at the University of Michigan".

Mirror sites:
The University of East Anglia, England
Video On-Line, Italy

Labyrinth; Server for Medieval Studies

"The Labyrinth is a global information network providing free, organized access to electronic resources in medieval studies through a World Wide Web server at Georgetown University. The Labyrinth's easy- to-use menus and hypertext links provide automatic connections to databases, services, and electronic texts on other servers around the world".

Center for Safety in the Arts

"Since 1977, the Center for Safety in the Arts (CSA) has been an international resource center for research and education on hazards in the visual arts, performing arts, museums, and school arts programs. As of December 31, 1995, however, CSA has been forced to close most of its programs due to funding cuts".
A wealth of information on-line from the USA.

Art Therapy in Canada

"Art Therapy In Canada website is Canada's first Art Therapy resource page on the Internet. Those interested in Art Therapy will find Art Therapy workshops, conferences, and associations in Canada listed along with journals, books, international Art Therapy links and much more! These pages are updated weekly".
Normally links to personal homepages are not included in this list, but this one is too good to exclude. It links to sites all over the World, not just Canada.

C.A.T.S.; Creative Arts Therapies

"C.A.T.S.; Creative Arts Therapies is an information page for the Creative Arts Therapies ...
The purpose of C.A.T.S. is to create an international online prescence for all Creative Arts Therapies, allied professionals and friends."

Frida Kahlo

A highly illustrated text on Frida Kahlo's life and art.

The Andy Warhol Museum

"The Andy Warhol Museum is an institution dedicated to the art and life of Andy Warhol, one of the most influential artists of the 20th century who grew up in Pittsburgh, attended classes at The Carnegie and received formal art training at Carnegie Institute of Technology (now Carnegie Mellon University). It is the most comprehensive single-artist museum in the world..."

Artspace

"Since 1987, ARTSPACE has acted as a venue for artists to present their work in ways which few or no other arts organisations or venues in New Zealand have supported. To this end it has played a crucial role in the development of installation art; sound art; cross disciplinary work; and more recently in new technologies and digital media."

The Artists' Association of Finland -
Suomen Taiteilijaseura

"The Artists' Association of Finland (AAF) is the umbrella organisation of Finnish visual artists.
Visual artists are members of associations of professional artists, viz. the Finnish Painters' Union, the Association of Finnish Sculptors, the Society of Finnish Graphic Artists, the Society of Artist Photographers and the Union of Finnish Art Associations, formed by local art and artists' associations. AAF and its member organisations have together founded Kuvasto, the Visual Artists' Copyright Association..."

MUU Artist Association - Taiteilijajärjestö MUU

"M U U is an artist run organisation based in Helsinki, Finland. Its 250 members work in the fields of media arts, performance, installation, environmental art, conceptual art, critical theory, and in various interdisclipinary projects."
A new major Finnish site so it is listed both here and in our list Finnish Art and Culture on the Web.

The Museum of Bad Art

"The Museum of Bad Art is a community-based, private institution dedicated to the collection, preservation, exhibition and celebration of bad art in all its forms and in all its glory.
... What they (the works) all have in common is a special quality that sets them apart in one way or another from the merely incompetent."

With special exhibitions such as The World's First Drive Thru Art Gallery and Car Wash this museum is truly dedicated to its mission. Go!

Badart.com

"An online gallery of the most atrocious art on the web."
"... this site is a Johnny-come-lately inferior copycat rip-off of the Museum of Bad Art ..."
Yes it is bad. And the link collection to bad art is bad. And you can even try to submit your own bad art. Bad, bad, bad.

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

A well done museum website. (So, the Museum of Bad Art is not Boston's only attraction.)

Third Annual New York Digital Salon 1995

"The Third Annual New York Digital Salon took place in New York City from November 13-27, 1995 and on the Internet. The Net-Works section of the exhibition continues through November 1, 1996. This international juried competition included the following events:
Exhibition, Screening, Net-Works, ..."
The Catalog is a special issue of LEONARDO."
Exhibits incude The Electronic Chroncles.
This site seems to be a must for those of you interested in art in the "new media".

Core Industrial Design Network

Core's Resources section states:
"The source for Industrial Design information on the Web. Whether you are looking for references, a job, advice or information, there is something here for everyone."
They are not exaggerating.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Metropolitan Museum of Art is one of the largest and finest art museums in the world. Its collections include more than two million works of art -- several hundred thousand of which are on view at any given time -- spanning more than 5,000 years of world culture, from prehistory to the present.

Finnish Art and Culture on the Web

While collecting material for our section "Art And Culture on the Web By Country", I noticed the lack of a proper site for Finland in English. So I have started The UIAH list of Finnish Art and Culture sites on the Web. From now on, Finnish sites will be added to this list. (I know, this is also linked to above but people tend not to read headings.)

AICAP

American Indian Computer Art Project.

Some Japanese Art and Craft Sites

The Japan Ukiyo-e Museum.

Wood-block prints of everyday life of the past Japan

International Netsuke Society
"The International Netsuke Society is devoted to the study and collection of Japanese Netsuke and related sagemono art forms."
By Tanuki Enterprises.
The link list here will also help you find other Asian Art.

The Tokugawa Museum.

At the core of the collection are objects inherited from the first shogun, Ieyasu. The Owari, like other great daimyo, also treasured the art from earlier generations. Thus the Museum has come to own most of the extant sections of the twelfth century Illustrated Tale of Genji.

The Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens
"...the only museum in the United States dedicated exclusively to the living culture of Japan. ... The new museum features expansive galleries where varying exhibitions of Japanese arts, crafts and artifacts are displayed."

The Museum Meiji-Mura
"Meiji-mura (Meiji Village) was opened on March 18, 1965, as an open-air museum for preserving and exhibiting Japanese architecture of the Meiji period (1868-1912)."

Cubism Gallery Asada
"Our gallery deals in Europian cubism paintings".
This site also includes a link list to art sites in Japan and the World.

And also

The Origami Menagerie,
The Netsuke Society,
Kutani Ceramics,
Clay Arts House

Museum Information Japan. A map of sites.

Lotus

"a small alternative idealistic independant recordcompany, artgalerie, soundstudio and music shop" (Dutch)

Music Resources

A PC Magazine Top 100 Web Site from The Sibelius Academy.
The review says: "Don't be fooled by the lackluster Sibelius Academy Music Resource home page; behind it lies an assortment of music-related links a classical, jazz, rock, or opera lover would kill for."

a Room without Walls ~ Cyber Gallery

"Welcome to a Room without Walls(tm), a virtual gallery exhibiting original art works by Ted Warnell and very special guest writers and artists."
The very contemporary links section is good, too.

Historical Sites

For views of past cultures and periods see the Labyrinth Server for Medieval Studies, the Ancient World Web Meta Index, the ArcNet WWW Virtual Library: Archaeology or the Perseus Project which is an Evolving Digital Library on Ancient Greece.

The World Lecture Hall

" The World Lecture Hall (WLH) contains links to pages created by faculty worldwide who are using the Web to deliver class materials. For example, you will find course syllabi, assignments, lecture notes, exams, class calendars, multimedia textbooks, etc."
Categories include Architecture, Art and Art History, Classics, Computer Science: Computer Graphics, Cultural Studies, Humanities, and Theatre.
A truly superb collection.

Africa on the Web

Both links below are from the University of Pennsylvania and will lead you to lots of information. I can't make out the structure intended from the point of view of art, at least. It seems that some sites and lists of them are considered more official than others.

African Studies WWW (U. Penn)
Black/African Related Resources
African Studies WWW Links includes Arts section.

Theatre Central

"Theatre Central contains links to theatre-related pages from all over the world. Unlike other theatre page compilations, this page is dedicated to ALL Theatre on the Internet, from Professional Companies to Scholastic Groups to On-line Magazines. "

The Surrealism Server

This site is a must for ... Dada ... Futurisim ... The Surrealist Compliment Generator ...
Lots of links to related sites.

Salvador Dali Museum

Paintings, Drawings and Water Colors of The Salvador Dali Museum.

Leonardo da Vinci Museum

"The current exhibit displays images and information relating to Leonardo da Vinci."

The Work of M. C. Escher

Welcome to this archive of artwork by M.C. Escher. Since this archive is built on a search engine, you can view the contents in a variety of ways..."

The Victorian Web

This is an extensive site with information on The Pre-Raphaelites, The Arts and Crafts Movement, D. G. Rossetti, Willian Morris, Aubrey Beadsley, and Lewis Carroll, etc. The links to related resources are good, too.

For more on Rossetti, see the Rossetti Archive ;
"The Complete Writings and Pictures of Dante Gabriel Rossetti: A Hypermedia Research Archive." (!?)

The Arts and Crafts Society

"In the spirit of the Arts & Crafts societies of the early 20th century, this site has been created to provide an online "home" for the present-day Arts & Crafts community."

See also The Arts and Crafts Movement in the United States and

Art Deco Philip Fare's web exhibit, a seminar Exhibit from the College of Fine Arts at Illinois State University.

The ARC

This site from the U.K. indexes and rates Web sites. It includes sections on Art & Culture, Exhibitions & Galleries, etc.

The International Museum of the Horse

Includes lots of art as illustrations.
For other animal resources the The Electronic Zoo is a must. It contains links to Cows, Pigs, Adam's Fox Box, etc. What has this to do with Art? It is reference material.

And while your on a tangent, you might care to look at The WebGarden for plants or NASA's Photo Gallery for astronomy images and links.

Artwork On-line

"... within these pages is some of the best art and design work in the world put On-line by the artists, designers and art colleges themselves to promote their work. A large number of companies have expressed an interest in using this system to source designs."

Planet Science, Gallery of Art

The Gallery presents a variety of works from artists who are regular contributors to New Scientist.
From New Scientist: Planet Science, Best Web Site 1995 Award.

The Finnish National Gallery

Valtion Taidemuseo (in Finnish), Statens konstmuseum (in Swedish)

"You can learn about the Gallery's past and present, and also visit the collections at its three specialist museums - the Museum of Foreign Art, Sinebrychoff, the Museum of Finnish Art, Ateneum, and the Museum of Contemporary Art - which cover a period of eight centuries. Children can take their own special routes through the Ateneum. The page called News and Exhibitions tells you more what is going on at the various museums at the moment."

The Web Gallery of the Univerisity of Art and Design Helsinki UIAH

The UIAH is the host of this art navigation list. It is best to view the gallery itself but for those of you in a hurry a list of the current subgalleries:
Computer Aided Photography
Department of Photography
Department of Film and Television
Department of Ceramic and Glass Design

Arts Wire

Online communications for the arts. Arts Wire is a national computer based network for the arts and a program of the New York Foundation for the Arts.

Bonk Business

"From the humble beginnings of an anchovy fishermans family more than 150 years ago, Bonk Business Inc. has grown into a multiglobal industrial enterprise at the forefront of 3rd millennium technologies. The company is the world leader in fully Defunctioned Machinery, Cosmic Therapy applications, Advanced Disinformation Systems (ADS), Repacked consumer products and LBH (Localized Black Hole) technology."

Webseum of Holography

"The Internet Webseum of Holography is maintained as a privately-owned and operated Internet resource by Frank DeFreitas Holography Studio // Allentown, Pennsylvania Serving a Global Coterie of Holographic Enthusiasts, Collectors and Practitioners Since 1983."

The World's Women On-Line

"The World's Women On-Line! is an electronic art networking project to be incorporated into activities surrounding the United Nations' Fourth World Conference on Women in Bejing, China--August 30 to September 15, 1995. Utilizing the Internet as a global exhibition format, attention will focus on the challenge of bringing the vast resource of women's experience and culture into the rapidly developing field of information technology.

Guerrilla Girls

"The Guerrilla Girls are a group of women artists and arts professionals who make posters about discrimination. Dubbing ourselves the conscience of the art world, we declare ourselves feminist counterparts to the mostly male tradition of anonymous do-gooders like Robin Hood, Batman, and the Lone Ranger."

These pages are from Voyager a publisher of Interactive Media. Their site also features The Laurie Andersson Green Room.

Webgrrls

This site will lead you to Web resources by women, of women, for women ...

The Philadelphia Museum of Art

This site also includes The nineteenth annual Philadelphia Museum of Art Craft Show .

Centre National d'Art et de Culture Georges Pompidou

or in English, French National Center for Art and Culture Georges Pompidou

Le Ministère de la culture

And in English, really, Le Ministère de la culture

This impressive site also includes Joconde:
"The database Joconde provides general public access to the collection records -- and a small but growing number of their accompanying images -- of more than 60 museums in France.
Joconde already can reach records of designs, prints, paintings, sculptures, photographs, and art objects, representing 130,000 works of art and 10,000 artists, and an increasing number of inline GIF images."
Knowledge of French helps a lot here, but bombs away anyway.

London Electronic Arts

" London Electronic Arts is now one of Europe's leading centres for the distribution, exhibition and production of creative video and electronic media art in the 90s."

CAI Art Gallery

"The CAI Art Gallery is operated and maintained by the Cebu Artists, Incorporated, a group of Cebuano artists committed to the development of Cebu's cultural heritage. Ongoing exhibit changes every two weeks."

The Alvar Aalto Museum

"The Alvar Aalto Museum specialises in architecture. It preserves, researches and maintains a permanent display of material related to Aalto's work as an architect and designer. It also oversees building conservation, arranges exhibitions and distributes information, principally on topics related to Aalto."

Brian Yoder's Art Gallery & Critic's Corner

"I had a number of reasons for putting this page on the net. One is that I wanted to share information about some of the good artists and works of art I have discovered with others who might not be familiar with them. For that reason I have placed more emphasis on some of the lesser-known artists...
.. I included a Rogue's Gallery of Bad Art as well as a collection of Nazi and Soviet Art along with the rest."
(This is the only site that came up when looking for art by Tamara de Lempicka through Lycos, to my relief she is counted on the side of the angels here. The short link list led to the Victorian Web, so of course, I added this site.)

Rice University Art & Art History Department

...

Mobius

"Boston's Artist-Run Center For Experimental Work In All Media

The Getty Art History Information Program

Moderna Museet - Stockholm

"The international collection of Moderna Museet is considered one of the five or six foremost in the Western world today, with works by Picasso, Braque, Duchamp, Schwitters, Pollock, Newman, Yves Klein, Robert Rauschenberg, Alfred Leslie a.o. And of course the collection of twentieth century Swedish art is outstanding."

Galleri Comedia

"Här kommer vi sakta men säkert att bygga upp en samling konst som sammanfattar de olika konstnärer som som ställt ut på Galleri Comedia. "

ArtsLink

"We are in the process of building a comprehensive site devoted to the visual arts."
(Time Warner Electronic Publishing)

Internet for the Fine Arts

"A network of on-line artists, galleries, museums, and resources for the fine arts"

University of California, Riverside. California Museum of Photography

"We plan to offer a range of historical images and contemporary art works designed specifically for Internet presentation."

YLEM's Art On The Edge

"YLEM is an international organization of artists, scientists, authors, curators, educators, and art enthusiasts who explore the intersection of the arts and sciences. With Science and technology as driving forces in contemporary culture, Ylem members strive to bring the humanizing and unifying forces of art to this arena. YLEM members work in new art media such as computers, kinetic sculpture, interactive art, holograms, robotics, 3-D media, film, and video."

The Arts Deadlines List

"This is The Art DEADLINES List. It is a list of competitions, contests, call for entries/papers, grants, scholarships, fellowships, jobs, internships, etc, in the arts or related areas (painting, drawing, animation, poetry, writing, music, multimedia, reporting/journalism, cartooning, dance, photography, video, film, sculpture, etc), some of which have prizes worth thousands of dollars."

Interakt

"Interactive art and media magazine. Interakt is made by an association with the purpose of promoting new art forms. Texts are mostly in Swedish. "

Datum

"Tweemaandelijks cultureel schrift."
A Dutch culture magazine focusing on theatre, dance, performanc and art. Very impressive judged only by the amount of articles because it is mostly in Dutch with only occasional items in English. For more Web art based in the Netherlands, see also the following site.

Art E-Boulevard

"Art E-boulevard is a C.C.CONSULT WWW-service. It is a WWW-Site focusing on Art. You accounter art-guides, an Art-magazine and many links. We provide galleries and artists web space for their pages on Internet. Most pages includes pictures of works of art."

London Calling - Pixel and Paper Gallery

"The exhibitions will be predominantly of non-computer- based material with small views of the works on-line and the opportunity to purchase prints, originals etc. Please enjoy browsing the worksite that the Gallery still is."

Home page for Fine Art Department, Staffordshire University, U.K

The New York University New Media Center Web Gallery

"Animation, Arts Technology Group, Dance, Design, Drama, Film and Television, Fine Art, The Interactive Telecommunications Program, Music, Photography, ..."

Art Site Contemporary Gallery

Art Site Gallery is a Contemporary Fine Arts Gallery exhibiting images of paintings, photography, sculpture, prints and mixed media.

The Temple University Gallery of Arts

"The Temple Gallery of the Arts is an experimental project of the Department of Radio-Television- Film and the Esther Boyer College of Music."

The Garden in the Machine

"the Garden in the Machine' proposes to examine the evolution of this concept [ the relationship between nature and technology ] as technology has become progressively more dominant. `the Garden...' consists of the work of five artists..."

On the Way

Thirty-two inline gif images to while the day away by Stanley Tomshinsky

The Aine Art Museum

"The Aine Art Museum is a versatile meeting-place for the visual arts. In the exhibition rooms you can see a sample of the Aine Pictoral Art Foundation's collection and temporary exhibitions"

This site also contains links to other Northern art sites ( Ars Nordica and Pohjoiskalottimuseo )

Artografia

(Art in Central Finland) "Artografiasta saat tietoa keskisuomalaisesta kuvataiteesta - taiteilijoista, näyttelyistä, gallerioista, museoista, taidekokoelmista, järjestöistä, koulutuksesta ja harrastusmahdollisuuksista."

Art Noir Exhibition

"The Art Noir Exhibition presents Edvard Munch, Akseli Gallen-Kallela, Hugo Simberg, and August Strindberg as photographers.
Art Noir Exhibition is an exhibition project produced by the Gallen-Kallela Museum, the Munch Museum and the Strindberg Museum. It will be on show in some twenty museums and exhibition venues throughout the world."

Post-neo-Retro

Two young Canadian artists. Individual works, collaborative works. We are currently looking for representation and would be interested in feedback on our work."

Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

(Two museums in Turku, Finland)
"Turkuun avataan 3. huhtikuuta 1995 kaksi uutta museota. Aboa Vetus eli vanha Turku esittelee Turun ja koko Suomen historiaa 1300- luvulta nykypäivään. Ars Nova eli uusi taide keskittyy nimensä mukaisesti nykytaiteeseen."

re-evolution

"Re-Evolution is a two-phase art project.It begins with an exhibition of electronic artworks from where the visitors can copy the original or already manipulated works, alter them and return the new versions back to the original address. The second part consists of a cd-rom which shows step-by-step what actually happened during the various encounters."

Raahen Kuvataide

(A school's project about visual art in Raahe, Finland)
"Seminaarin yläasteen projektityö"

The Norton Gallery

"The permanent collection of the Norton Gallery is one of the most notable among museums of its size in the United States and the museum itself has been called the best art museum in Florida. The collection is particularly strong in the French and American Imressionistic and Post Impressionistic periods and contains a unique collection of Chinese artifacts, ceramics and statuary."

AN INVITATION TO THE WAXWEB MOSAIC-MOO

"This network-delivered hypermedia project, based on David Blair's electronic film "WAX or the discovery of television among the bees" (85:00, 1991), combines one of the largest hypermedia narrative databases on the current free Internet with a unique authoring interface that allows Mosaic or MOO users to make immediate, publically visible hypermedia links to the main document."

Fineart Online

"FineArt Forum is one of the longest established electronic newsletters serving the art and technology community. It began life in 1987 as a plain text email newsletter intended to keep a small community of enthusiasts informed about events in the field. It still appears monthly in this format. In 1993 we established the FineArt_Online Gopher Service in order to provide a more comprehensive and accessible service to our growing numbers of subscribers. FineArt_Online remains our major format. However, with the growth in interest in network hypermedia we are now launching an experimental service that is built on CERN's World Wide Web."

ANIMA, Arts Network for Intergrated Media Applications

"ANIMA is a multimedia cultural information service. ANIMA provides a forum for artistic expression, cultural theory, experimental projects and research in avante-garde and leading edge developments in the use of telecommunications as media for creativity. ANIMA focuses on the the development of virtual communities for creative collaboration, the possibilites of networking as a tool for research in art and technology, and the network as a medium for artistic exploration and communication. It includes ArtWorld, a centre for the arts online; Spectrum, a selection of electronic media publications; NEXUS, an online gallery space for artists projects; ATLAS, a reference library on art and technology; Techne, research on media tools and techniques and Persona, a community forum for empowering voice and vision on the net. ANIMA is created by the The WebWeavers as a research locus for net design and is thus a site for experimentation with interface and content. The web is both the subject and medium of dissemination of our artwork."

Public Domain, Inc.

"Public Domain, Inc. is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization whose stated mission is to explore the interface between art, technology, and theory"

( Le WebLouvre ) now: The WebMuseum

This has changed. It is now The WebMuseum mirrored on many sites. This link points to The WebMuseum at sunsite.uk and the next one is to Informationsvävarna AB in Sweden.

The WebMuseum

"Welcome to our guests from all over the world! The ever-expanding WebMuseum network is now welcoming 100,000 visitors every week, delivering over 5 million documents!"

Louvre

"Bienvenue sur le serveur Louvre W3"

DIVA (Digital Images for the Visual Arts) Project

"DIVA now has over 400 images, mostly of Australian art and architecture, as well as text information about the Monash University (Australia) Art Collection, Studying the Visual Arts at Monash, Links to Internet Resources, etc."

ISEA'94, The 5th International Symposium on Electronic Art, Helsinki

and ISEA95, 6th International Symposium on Electronic Art, Montreal

Most of the ISEA'94 material is still present on the Web on the server of The University of Art and Design Helsinki but the action in 1995 is in Montreal.

Krannert Art Museum

"Guide to the Krannert Art Museum and Kinkead Pavilion, an electronic sampler of the museum's permanent collection.
Education Resource Center: Instructional materials and workshops for teachers, students and others.
The Palette Cafe and Bookstore: From art books to pastries.
Museum location and hours.
Map of the museum."

La Trobe University Art Museum

"The La Trobe University Art Museum hosts a number of exhibitions throughout the year. With the help of Glenn College we have made available the current exhibition of the Australian artist Clifton Pugh. The online exhibition is from the exhibition brochure, which includes a number of paintings and an essay by Christopher Heathcote. As new exhibitions of paintings and sculptures are presented we hope to make them available to the Internet on this service."

OTIS

"OTIS, at it's most basic interpretation and intention, is a place for image-makers and image-lovers to exchange ideas, collaborate and, in a loose sense of the word, meet. OTIS is collection of images and information accessible mainly via INTERNET that is open for public perusal and participation. The quickest analogy drawn is that OTIS is like an "art gallery"."

Ohio State University Department of Art

"Just as our students and faculty move freely between media within the Art Department, they can easily step outside of it to utilize the resources of this major research university. We make good use of the equipment and expertise from a wide range of departments from Physics to Architecture, Dance, Theater, Music, Engineering, Geology, The Advanced Computing Center for the Arts and Design - the possibilities are almost endless."

the green Cart magazine

"We are a project by a group of Vancouver Writers and Artists. Our art magazine is dedicated to networking artists, and creating a universal platform for all arts. Our goal is to help create a little feeling of global unity, by joining a lot of people together with creative expression.

Our magazine will be stuffed full of Stories, Poetry, Fiction, Non-fiction, Columns, Reviews, Interviews, Art, Photography, Architecture, Design, Entertainment, Performance and Theatrical Arts, Music and much more."

The ArtVark Gallery

"..."

Firehorse

"FIREHORSE, an Exploration of Publishing on the World Wide Web. FIREHORSE is not a magazine!. In this new environment where all the rules of publishing are no longer applicable, we hope to bring to YOU our Viewers something which is NEW and INNOVATIVE in this rotating world of Instant Information. "

Paul's Picture Pages

"Paul's Picture Pages show the results of the recently successful PhD research of the artist Dr Paul Margerison at the U.K. Open University. They show some paintings created before the research, computer art created around fractal algorithms, photographs from Vienna and a variety of other pictures created algorithmically and interactively using Suns and a SGI Iris."

The Web's Edge

"UnderWorld Industries' Cultural Playground"

Access Art

"Access Art is a new service on the World Wide Web brought to you by Medium for Global Access, Inc. ™ (MGA). MGA's vision for Access Art is to: emerge as the de facto information and commercial destination on the Internet for artistic talent and creations of all types, for all fine art collectors, create excitement and professionalism in a new forum for high quality artwork to be exhibited and sold, provide worldwide exposure for both broadly recognized artists and new artists deserving recognition and to exploit new and emerging technologies to create opportunities for all."

The FineMedia Web Pages

"International Database for TeleMedia Culture and Media Art"

Center for Research in Computing and the Arts (CRCA)

"CRCA is an Organized Research Unit of the University of California, San Diego. Formerly the Center for Music Experiment (CME) and its affiliated research Computer Audio Research Laboratory (CARL), CRCA was formed in 1991 with the intention of providing a research environment for the exploration and research of issues pertaining to computing and the arts, including visual arts, music, literary arts, humanities, architecture and others. Research results are made available through public presentation and concerts, as well as through periodic publications. The Center is located in building #408, University Center, on the campus of the University of California, San Diego. CRCA has developed a World Wide Web site which will serve as an information resource of CRCA activities, research, programs, and software, a link to other art resources electronic and terrestrial, and the future home of image and sound galleries."

Stuart Collection

"The Stuart Collection of Sculpture at the University of California, San Diego seeks to enrich the cultural, intellectual, and scholarly life of the UCSD campus and of the San Diego community by building and maintaining a unique collection of site-specific works by leading artists of our time..."

911 Gallery

"911 Electronic Media Arts, Inc is a not-for-profit corporation who's goal is to promote all electronic media here in the Midwest region. Our gallery now has a growing audience of people interested in art in general, electronic art in particular, and area artists currently working in the medium. We hope by going virtual we will not only reach a larger audience, but find sponsers willing to assist us in expanding the virtual galley, promoting electronic media arts, and in setting up a studio for regional artists interested in exploring new appliations of computers in art."

Art Crimes: The Writing on the Wall

"This is a gallery of graffiti art from Prague, Czech Republic and Atlanta, Georgia, USA. I've called it "Art Crimes" because in most places, painting graffiti is illegal. These artists have taken untold risks to display their work. Many of these pieces no longer exist in the real world. Enjoy."

Cybercafe

"Cybercafe aims to provide a focal point for the UK's electronic community. We aim to: Publish electronic art/ arts info ..."

@art gallery

"Welcome to @art, an electronic art gallery affiliated with the School of Art and Design, the University of Illinois at Urbana- Champaign."

Sue's Art Gallery

An exhibition of pastels,paintings and etchings by Sue Loder and works by other artists from London UK.

Sapian Kin Gallery

"We are proud to present the work of exciting and prolific artist Sabu... works of Drawing, Painting, Sculpture & Print..."

Brickstone Studios

"... Brick sculpture is a unique way to blend art and architecture... You'll meet our talented artists and understand the quality and craftsmanship that goes into each of Brickstone's artworks. ... You'll see the power and beauty of brick sculpture and discover its possibilities."

RUNE : An MIT Journal of Arts and Letters

"RUNE: An MIT Journal of Arts and Letters is now on the Web with Volume 15. The print-version of this student-run publication comprises 100 pages of photographs, paintings, computer art, stories, essays, and poems by MIT students, faculty, and staff. That's all here, and then some."

Kyushu Institute of Design

....

The File Room

"The File Room is an illustrated archive on censorship which you can browse, as well as add cases to."

Design Research Centre Virtual Gallery

"This gallery aims to showcase exciting new work produced by artists and students in the UK. The first completed "wing" of the gallery - The Electronic Wing - consists of a wide variety of work produced using various technological methods ranging from computer aided image proccessing and computer generated imagery to a more limited (but by no means less creative) medium, the colour photocopier."

The Online Museum of Singapore Art & History

"Online Museum features local exhibits including
1. the Fall of Singapore
2. 19th Century Prints of Singapore
3. Pioneer Artists - Singapore Artists and their works
4. Raffles Revisited
5. Ponts des Art: Nayang Artists in Paris
6. From Ritual to Romance - balinese art"

WtR Arts, Culture, History and Human Sciences Page

Virtual exhibitions: Moscow Kremlin, Contemporary Russian Art, Soviet Archive, ....

Hochschule der Bildenden Künste Saar

"Die Hochschule der Bildenden Künste Saar ist seit ihrer Gründung im Jahr 1990 im Bereich der neuen Medien und der Computerkunst aktiv. Das TightRope-Projekt ist der Versuch, das Medium der internationalen Datennetze als Basis künstlerischer und gestalterischer Tätigkeit zu erschliessen. An dieser Stelle möchten wir all denen Mitarbeitern der Universität Saarbrücken und der HBK Saar danken, deren Namen hier nicht gesondert erwähnt werden können."

Leonardo Public Plaza

"Leonardo/ISAST is a professional society for individuals and organisations interested in the use of science or developing technologies in the contemporary arts. "

Bas van Reek Art Building

An example of the possibilities the web gives to artists. It is possible to create a museum of your own.

PEI Crafts Council Information Services

"You have found the WWW Home Page of the PEI Crafts Council, the provincial crafts organization in Prince Edward Island, Canada. Welcome home!
Crafts Information: Materials, Tools, Equipment, Cross Stitch, Fibre, Plastic, Rug Making, Quilting ..."
(Also contains links to other subject related sources).

The ArtMetal Project

"The ArtMetal Project is a volunteer venture of a group of metalsmiths and organizations who strives to discuss and disseminate various aspects of working artistically with metal such as (but not limited to): blacksmithing/forging, metal shaping & joining (by hot &/or cold methods), jewelry making, the coloration of metals, casting, metal spinning, sheet metal work, architectural fabrication; purchasing and/or reconditioning metalworking tools and machinery; interesting projects; books on metal technologies and history, classes, exhibit opportunities, etc. We even store individual artists work for display in the ArtMetal Gallery."

Zimbabwean Stone Sculpture

"In the early sixties a dynamic new art movement started in Zimbabwe. Initially concentrated around a few centres such as the National Gallery Workshop School and the Tengenenge Artist Community, this art form - also known as Shona Sculpture -quickly gained international acclaim."

Chemistry Art Gallery

"Welcome to the Chemistry Art Gallery containing spectacular visualization and animations in chemistry done at the Visualization and Animation Laboratory at CSC by the Visualization Group."

Art on the Net

"Welcome to Art on the Net! Join fellow artists in sharing and creating works together on the Internet."

This is an extensive site with galleries and includes a comprehensive list of Art on the Net.

Natural History Museum's World-Wide-Web Server

"This is currently an experimental server, which will provide access to much information about the Museum's work and its collections." (Contains an interesting list of links)

Expo

"You are at the EXPO Ticket Office and about to enter the Worlds most exciting electronic exposition. EXPO is a world wide exhibition that with the aid of many people makes interesting exhibitions available to the general public. Tickets to the EXPO terrain are free. Currently most exhibitions on EXPO are built out of bytes donated by the Library of Congress. The EXPO organization created very interesting pavilions out of these bytes".

Arthole

"a web gallery space curated by Harlan Wallach"

Liesbet's atelier

"You will find a number of rooms such as: hall, livingroom, toilet, stairs, kitchen, art studio, bedroom, visitor's room. Each room has its own secret(s), The artist's studio is on the first floor."

Exploratorium

"The Exploratorium is a museum of science, art, and human perception with over 650 interactive "hands on" exhibits. Each year more than 660,000 visitors come to the Exploratorium, over 67,000 children come on field trips, and more than 500 teachers are trained here. The Exploratorium is located in the Palace Of Fine Arts in the Marina district of San Francisco."

FineArt Forum List of Art Related Web Resources

This is a very good list of links to art on the Web by Jane Patterson.

ArtSource

"Welcome to ArtSource, a gathering point for networked resources on Art and Architecture. The content is diverse and includes pointers to resources around the net as well as original materials submitted by librarians, artists, and art historians, etc".

ANU, Australian National University

"This server offers a variety of image collections and small presentations, all of which deal in some way with Art History. The prints material consists of some 2,800 images of prints, largely from the 15th century to the end of the 19th century. It has now been joined by some 2,500 images of mainly classical architecture & architectural sculpture from around the Mediterranean."

The Electric Gallery

"Welcome to the magical world of today's ART OF HAITI. It is with great pleasure that THE ELECTRIC GALLERY presents naive and primitive art that is unique and famous throughout the world. Despite the hardships and the political trauma suffered by this island country, it remains a wellspring of creativity."

Off the Wall Gallery

Welcome to Off the Wall Gallery. In each issue, the gallery features the works of one or more artists. The gallery is a vehicle for living artists to show their work in a variety of mediums, including paint, chalk, ink, fabric, and photography, as well as computer art.

Kaleidospace

"Welcome to the Art Studio!"

Pearl Street Online Gallery

"Hand/computer colored images of the Southwestern US.
Colorado Wildflowers By Steven P. Cone
Hoh River rain forest
Images from Colorado
..... "


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