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Art History Web Sites

Beginning your research

Welcome to the world of art!  The tabs above are a great place to start your research and will give you more specific information.
Do check the Quick Reference and Reference Collection in the Arch/FA Library for art history survey texts found in N5300 and the museum art collection catalogues N 2400 - 3400. 

Click here to search the UM Libraries

Want to optimize your search? Click here for help using our search engine.

Here are some search strategies:

• Search by artist name: salvador dali or  judy chicago or vincent  van gogh

• Search by period: painting renaissance or art modern or  architecture gothic

• Search by artists’ country: art canada or art france or art hungary

• Search by style:  impressionism or realism or cubism

• When using several concepts use the following format:
   church architecture gothic

Digital Humanites/Art History Digitization Projects

Getty Research Portal - access over 69,000 digitized art history texts. Some are very rare.
Digital Art History - The Getty Research Institute.
Digital Art Web Archives
NINCH: National Initiative for a Networked Cultural Heritage

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