Art Resources

Where to find contemporary art on the web:
http://www.tate.org.uk/
http://www.moma.org/learn/moma_learning/tools_tips
http://www.contemporaryartdaily.com/
http://www.mcachicago.org/
http://www.mcasd.org/
http://www.moma.org/
http://www.lacma.org/
http://www.moca.org/museum/moca_geffen.php?
http://www.getty.edu/museum/exhibitions/
http://www.sfmoma.org/
http://www.massmoca.org/

http://www.mfa.org/search/collections?images  can Zoom in to see the texture on this site, good search feature

http://www.artsconnected.org/ Create sets of images related by theme.

http://www.google.com/culturalinstitute/collection/moma-the-museum-of-modern-art?projectId=art-project

http://www.google.com/culturalinstitute/collection/smithsonian-american-art-museum?projectId=art-project

http://www.google.com/culturalinstitute/collection/van-gogh-museum?projectId=art-project

http://www.google.com/culturalinstitute/collection/the-metropolitan-museum-of-art

https://www.google.com/culturalinstitute/home?view=grid This is a vast resource for arts, history and culture

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_contempo… – for a list museums from around the world

MAGAZINES

ART HISTORY

o   Khan Academy Smart History 

o   Khan Academy & Google Art Project

o   Google Art Project Lessons

o   The Art Story: http://www.theartstory.org/ Good site on art movements

o   The Metropolitan Museum Timeline of Art: http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/ -Comprehensive art history site

Art History Worlds: http://arthistoryworlds.org/

o Interactive Arts Website, http://www.knowitall.org/artopia/index.html

  • Artsy http://art.sy/ Art.sy is a new way to discover art you’ll love, featuring work from leading galleries, museums and private collections around the world. Browse by subject matter, art movement, medium & region. Excellent resource!
  • Drawn http://blog.drawn.ca/ A collaborative weblog for illustrators, artists, cartoonists, and anyone who likes to draw.
  • Pikaland (illustration)http://pikaland.com/ A blog about art & illustration.
  • Grain Edit http://grainedit.com/ Grain edit is focused on classic design work from the 1950s-1970s and contemporary designers that draw inspiration from that time period.
  • Koikoikoi http://koikoikoi.com/ Dedicated to featuring the world’s most amazing art, graphic design, advertising,photography, web, tattoo art and videos.
  • Booooooom http://www.booooooom.com/ (A little bit of everythig here)
  • This is Colossal http://www.thisiscolossal.com/ A blog that explores the intersection of art, design, and physical craft.
  • Print & Pattern http://printpattern.blogspot.com/ A website that celebrates the world of surface pattern design.
  • Nowness http://www.nowness.com/ NOWNESS is the digital leader in luxury storytelling. Each day, NOWNESS showcases an exclusive premiere of the most inspiring stories influencing contemporary culture and global lifestyle, previewing the latest in fashion, gastronomy, art, film, music, design, travel and sport. Also has short videos of artists working.
  • Flavorwire http://www.flavorwire.com/category/visual-arts Check out the Art category page for info on current events and current works of art.
  • Blue Canvas http://www.bluecanvas.com/ An international, multi-genre, online community of artists and art lovers. Bluecanvas magazine is a quarterly publication that features artists from its online community. We hope everyone will be able to find inspiration that reaches across genres, and hope that Bluecanvas can provide the right tools for our users to inspire everyone, artists and non-artists alike.
  • Explore http://exp.lore.com/tagged/art-and-design A discovery engine for meaningful knowledge, fueled by cross-disciplinary curiosity.
  • Sparked http://www.sparked.biz/ Culture, design, illustration etc
  • It’s Nice That http://www.itsnicethat.com/ It’s Nice That exists to champion creativity across a whole host of disciplines. We publish exciting, original and engaging work from both established names and talented newcomers.
  • Designboom (Art category)http://www.designboom.com/art.html Designboom presents the most surprising artists to watch
  • Teach Art http://teachart.org/ TeachArt.org exists to help teachers stay in touch with emerging trends in contemporary art, and bring new curriculum strategies into the classroom.
  • Art Orbit http://artorbit.me/
  • Frankie http://frankie.com.au/blogs/art An Australian magazine that showcases art, film, books etc.
  • The Creators Project http://thecreatorsproject.com/ A global network dedicated to the celebration of creativity, culture and technology.
  • It’s Nice That http://www.itsnicethat.com/ Championing creativity across the art & design world.
  • Unurth http://unurth.com/ A site devoted to street art.

VIDEO SERIES

  • Art:21 http://www.pbs.org/art21/ PBS series that demonstrate the breadth of artistic practice in the United States today. Each one-hour program is loosely organized around a theme helps audiences analyze, compare and juxtapose the artists profiled. Each episode revolves around a theme such as, compassion, time & transformation.
  • Off Book  http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL30E23CCC107B0A00 From PBS Arts: Off Book is a web-based series that explores cutting edge art and the people that make it. The 13 episode series focuses on the process, motivation and meaning of a new generation of artists.
  • Time and Space: Artist Series (Grafitti, Street Art and Illustration) http://offthewall.tv/show/Time-and-Space/ There’s a time and place for everything. The Vans Off The Wall TV crew makes sure they’re always there to cover the finer details of the creative genius at work. Get an inside look at Vans supported artists doing what they do best. When the creative juices are flowing, all an artist needs is “Time and Space.” NOTE:some videos contain expletives
  • On Creativity http://www.youtube.com/user/oncreativity/videos On Creativity is a series of short, informal interviews with a diverse range of designers, artists, musicians, animators, educators, etc. It explores a single topic: Creativity. The differing points of view of each person in their own words, will inspire, confuse, provoke and delight. Join the conversation.

Drawing Tutorials

ONLINE TOOLS

FFFFound (http://ffffound.com/), Pinterst (http://pinterest.com/) & Vi.sualize.us (http://vi.sualize.us/) are great social bookmarking sites for photos. Think Diigo or Delicious, but for photos.

Webquest:

Careers in Art Webquest http://artreverb.com/webquests/webquest.htm

Clay Links:

Ceramics Art Database: http://accessceramics.org/

Northern Clay Center, “Ceramic Monsters” http://chandlerdayton.com/northernclayweb

Artist Doug Jeck makes a head from clay http://chandlerdayton.com/jecko

Portraits:

Portraits in Art http://artreverb.com/PortraitsInArt

Paper Sizes:

Metric Name

A5

A4

A3

A3+

A2

A1

A0

Metric Size

148 x 210 mm

210 x 297 mm

297 x 420 mm

329 x 483 mm

420 x 594 mm

594 x 841 mm

841 x 1189 mm

U.S. Equivalent

5.8 x 8.3 inches

8.3 x 11.7 inches

11.7 x 16.5 inches

13 x 19 inches

16.5 x 23.4 inches

23.4 x 33.1 inches

33.1 x 46.8 inches

 

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