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Online resource: Free art books online from the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Guggenheim!

January 14th, 2014 · Comments Off on Online resource: Free art books online from the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Guggenheim! · General Posts

The Metropolitan Museum of Art is offering full-text (and artwork!) art books, exhibition catalogues, educator publications, online publications, the Metropolitan Museum Journal, and the Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin via their MetPublications website. Most of the aforementioned publications are available for online reading and downloadable as PDFs!!! The recently published titles have online previews (though not […]

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Online Resource: Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History

December 4th, 2013 · Comments Off on Online Resource: Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History · General Posts

Metropolitan Museum of Art Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History This wonderful online resource from the Metropolitan Museum of Art allows digital access to the Met’s impressive collection! Navigate the collection by geography, chronology, works of art, and theme (thematic essays). The Timeline includes 300 timelines, 930 essays, and close to 7000 objects for users to […]

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“Reformatting” Iconic Works of Art

December 3rd, 2013 · Comments Off on “Reformatting” Iconic Works of Art · General Posts

A recent article by Alex Ward at Daily Mail UK profiles makeup artist Valeriya Kutsan, who makes models’ faces into a canvas and recreates famous artistic images such as the Mona Lisa, the work of Roy Lichtenstein to contemporary pop culture images such as Mickey Mouse and Angry Birds characters. Photographs were done by Alexander Khoklov […]

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Online resource: Online Art Books from Art Canada Institute

December 3rd, 2013 · Comments Off on Online resource: Online Art Books from Art Canada Institute · General Posts

The Art Institute of Canada has launched an exciting new digital media initiative: Online Art Books! With the Canadian Online Art Book Project, the Art Institute of Canada will be releasing 6-12 digital art books every year. Subjects include iconic Canadian artists as well as key themes, people, and topics in Canadian visual culture. The […]

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Andres Serrano photographs Cuba (via Vice)

November 28th, 2013 · Comments Off on Andres Serrano photographs Cuba (via Vice) · General Posts

Amazingly talented New York photographer Andres Serrano is profiled in this short, aesthetic documentary by Vice as Serrano works in a different manner than usual (out of studio) to capture Cuba.     To delve further, here are select books regarding Serrano and his work at OCAD U Library!   Andres Serrano: The Morgue by […]

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Online Resources: National Gallery of Art Images

March 19th, 2012 · Comments Off on Online Resources: National Gallery of Art Images · General Posts

The National Gallery of Art announces the launch of NGA Images, a new online resource that revolutionizes the way the public may interact with its world-class collection. This repository of digital images documenting the National Gallery of Art collectionsallows users to search, browse, share, and download images more than 20,000 open access digital images up […]

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American Indian Art – Spring 2012

March 9th, 2012 · Comments Off on American Indian Art – Spring 2012 · General Posts

The library has just received the latest issue of the American Indian Art magazine which can be found on our new issue magazine rack. This volume contains the following articles: “The Representation of Inuit Art at Expo 67,” by Sherry Brydon “An Elk am I”: The Elk in Lakota Art and Lore, by Ron McCoy […]

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Online Resources: Art and Architecture on the Web

February 22nd, 2012 · Comments Off on Online Resources: Art and Architecture on the Web · General Posts

Look at this gem we’ve stumbled across: Art and Architecture on the Web! Karen Bouchard, Scholarly Resources Librarian for Art and Architecture at Brown University, has been toiling away, creating giant website of art resources existing out there on the web.  This site is organized into the following categorizations: Architecture, Art by Culture of Region, […]

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