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Created by art history professors, this project is put forth as a dynamic alternative to the static traditional Western art history textbook.
Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History
"...Chronological, geographical, and thematic exploration of the history of art from around the world, as illustrated by the Metropolitan Museum of Art's collection"
Modern and Contemporary Artists
"Major modern & contemporary visual artists (up to 10.000). Sculpture, painting, installation, print, performance, photography, collage and multimedia and digital artists. By technique, art style and art movement."
Glossary of Medieval Art and Architecture
Brief descriptions and definitions often accompanied by illustrations.
MoMA Glossary of Art Terms
A searchable glossary of art terms often linked to works of art in the MoMA collection. See also the Themes and Artists searches for additional ways to investigate the collection.
National Gallery Paintings: Glossary
An extensive listing of art references and terms each with a brief description and links to relevant items in the collection.
Tate Gallery: Art Terms
"Tate's online glossary is designed to explain and illuminate some of the art terminology you will find on our website.
It contains definitions, most with illustrations, of over 400 terms including artist groups and art movements, techniques, media and other art jargon."