Art Resources Online

Online Image Resources

  • Aluka An international, collaborative initiative building an online digital library of scholarly resources from and about Africa.
  • Art Images for College Teaching AICT provides images of art and architectural works in the public domain on a free-access, free-use basis. Emphasis on ancient, medieval, and the Renaissance in Europe, as most 20th-century works have copyright restrictions.
  • ARTstor is a nonprofit digital library of more than one million images in the arts, architecture, humanities, and social sciences.
  • Artsy A collection of over 100,000+ artworks by 18,000+ artists from leading art fairs, galleries, museums, and art institutions.
  • Bridgeman Art Library Images from over 8,000 collections and more than 29,000 artists, pulled from museums, galleries, and artists.
  • Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Online Catalog (PPOC) PPOC contains catalog records and digital images representing photographs, fine and popular prints and drawings, posters, and architectural and engineering drawings.
  • New York Public Library Digital Gallery NYPL Digital Gallery provides free and open access to over 700,000 images digitized from The New York Public Library's collections, including illuminated manuscripts, historical maps, vintage posters, rare prints, photographs and more.
  • Perseus Project Digital Library Cover the history, literature, and culture of the Greco-Roman world. Look through a massive library of art objects, sites, and buildings.
  • Smithsonian Institution Research Information System Search over 2.3 million records, with 290,000 images, video and sound files from Smithsonian museums, archives, and libraries.
  • World Digital Library The World Digital Library (WDL) makes available significant primary materials (digital maps, prints, books, journals, motion pictures, and sound recordings) from countries and cultures around the world.