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Art & Design: Web Resources

Useful Websites

Bibliography of the History of Art 

(BHA) and Répertoire de la litterature de l’art (RILA) are searchable at no cost on the Getty Research Institute websiteBHA and RILA cover European and American visual arts material published between 1975 and 2007.


Biodiversity Heritage Library - Photostream

A Flicker stream of drawings of nature from the Biodiversity Heritage Library that are freely available for you to use in your work because they are in the public domain.


The Costumer's Manifesto
A wiki developed for costume designer collaboration and sharing.


InformeDesign transforms research into an easy-to-read, easy-to-use format for architects, graphic designers, housing specialists, interior designers, landscape architects, urban designers and planners, and the public.


Timeline of Art History
Metropolitan Museum of Art provides an art history timeline of text supported by images of museum's collection pieces.


Web Gallery of Art
The Web Gallery of Art is a virtual museum and searchable database of Western (European) fine arts of the Medieval, Renaissance, Baroque, Neoclassicism, Romanticism, Realism, and Impressionism periods (1000-1900), currently containing over 36,000 reproductions.