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SFMOMA | Interactive Features

SFMOMA | Interactive Features | Art History Resources | Scoop.it

The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art has an excellent collection of multimedia, interactive features about art and artists.


Visitors can learn about...
     - styles of art,
     - specific works, and
     - the artists.


A mix of videos and slideshows is contained in this interactive archive.


The archive contains features about well known artists, e.g. Picasso and Pollock, as well as works that aren't quite as famous.


Via John Dalziel
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The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art has a collection of multimedia and interactive elements for a variety of artists and artworks. The information provided is in depth, however, only limited number of subjects are covered as compared to other resources. This is a great place to get information if your subject matter is available. 

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Art Project, powered by Google

Art Project, powered by Google | Art History Resources | Scoop.it

Explore museums from around the world, discover and view hundreds of artworks at incredible zoom levels, and even create and share your own collection of masterpieces


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Art Project is a great resource that allows students to access famous works of art from all over the world. Visitors can explore seventeen museums in the same way that Google street view allows user to view neighborhoods. This digital tour also allows visitors to save art in a folder that they can return to view at a later time. Some collections have information and video narrated by museum curators.

 

Art Project is a great way to generate interest in the art world as well as expose students to different forms of art. This would be a good place for students to begin their Art History project as it allows them to explore different artists, periods, works, and collections. 

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ArtBabble

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Art Babble is a fine arts video resource. Our school has a program called Meet the Masters where students learn about famous artists and their works. They then complete their own project using some of the methods they learned about. This site is an excellent resource to support that program.


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Art babble is site run by the Indianapolis Museum of Art. This site provide information about artists, collections, periods and how to create art. This site is especially helpful for audio/visual learners as much of the information is presented in a video format. The site covers a wide array of material and is easy to navigate and use. 

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SFMOMA | Interactive Features

SFMOMA | Interactive Features | Art History Resources | Scoop.it

The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art has an excellent collection of multimedia, interactive features about art and artists.


Visitors can learn about...
     - styles of art,
     - specific works, and
     - the artists.


A mix of videos and slideshows is contained in this interactive archive.


The archive contains features about well known artists, e.g. Picasso and Pollock, as well as works that aren't quite as famous.


Via John Dalziel
Lauren's insight:

The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art has a collection of multimedia and interactive elements for a variety of artists and artworks. The information provided is in depth, however, only limited number of subjects are covered as compared to other resources. This is a great place to get information if your subject matter is available. 

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Picturing America - an iniative to bring masterpieces of American Arts schools

Picturing America - an iniative to bring masterpieces of American Arts schools | Art History Resources | Scoop.it

Picturing America, an exciting new initiative from the National Endowment for the Humanities, brings masterpieces of American art into classrooms and libraries nationwide...each masterpiece has an "inspiration" that discusses the picture as well as an artist bio and resources to use in the classroom.


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Picturing America focuses on American Art in relation to American history. This site is a project by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the American Library Association. Images can browsed by theme or time period, and each image provides a backstory that explains its significance. This is a great resource for any student focusing on American Art.

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Mark Harden's Artchive

Mark Harden's Artchive | Art History Resources | Scoop.it

A good art research resource for both lower and upper primary.  Contains information on both artists and art movements with links to images, essays and museums/galleries.


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Artchive is a collection of information regarding artists and their works. The site provides a short bit of information and a couple of images for each entry. This site is a good place to get primary information, however there is not much analysis or in depth discussion of the material. Additionally, the site has many pop up ads and advirtisements of the information pages. 

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Learn Art History With Smarthistory

Learn Art History With Smarthistory | Art History Resources | Scoop.it

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Smarthistory is an incredible, free online resource regarding art and art history. This site is run through Khan Academy and functions as an interactive textbook for students. Users can search for information by artists, style, and period. Additionally, entries are made up of text, video, and audio information that analyzes the subject matter in an easy to understand format. The site is designed by Art History professors and is a valuable resource for students as they research their topic. 

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Web Gallery of Art, image collection, virtual museum, searchable database of European fine arts (1000-1850)

Web Gallery of Art, image collection, virtual museum, searchable database of European fine arts (1000-1850) | Art History Resources | Scoop.it
Web Gallery of Art, image collection, virtual museum and searchable database of European fine arts (painting, sculpture, illumination) of the Romanesque, Gothic, Renaissance, Baroque, Neoclassicism, Romanticism and Realism periods (1000-1850),...

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The Web Gallery of Art allows visitors to search high quality reproductions of European fine art from 1000-1850. This site can be searched by work, artist, style, and period and provides information on over 32,000 works. The site also has a useful glossary and index of material. 

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Free World Digital Library for Teachers and Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Free World Digital Library for Teachers and Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Art History Resources | Scoop.it
Free World Digital Library for Teachers and Students (Educational Technology and Mobile Learning) http://t.co/Wmk3cgUNRh

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The World Digital Library is an impressive tool that features information regarding subjects matters from all over the world. The site links to digital images with information and analysis regarding various artwork and artists. Not all of the information on the site relates to Art and Art History, but much of the informaiton provided is useful for research purposes. The collection places the most emphasis on Europe, South America, and the Middle East. 

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Fondation J.-E Berger-World Art Treasures

Fondation J.-E Berger-World Art Treasures | Art History Resources | Scoop.it
principal purpose World Art Treasures discovery art.100,000 slides belonging Jacques-Edouard Berger Foundation, art, civilizations, Egypt, China, Japan, India, Europe, approach Internet network
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The Berger Foundation- World Art Treasures is a large collection of images, essays, and lectures regarding art from Prehistoric to 20th century art. This site is a useful tool for students to view images of the art they wish to research, but the lectures and essays may be too advance for their in class presentations. However, this is a great website to view works of art. 

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Italian Renaissance Learning Resources

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in collaboration with the National Gallery of Art: A freely available resource, this site features eight units, each of which explores a different theme in Italian Renaissance art.


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This is a great site for students who are doing research on the Italian Renaissance or Renaissance painters. The site has a small collection of images including paintings, sculptors, and architecture. Additionally, they provide a glossary of terms for information about techniques, patrons, and artists. 

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