Art Basket Project
Below we have listed links that will be helpful to you while you research your artists. They can be used to look up biographical information on your artist, descriptions of the style they worked in and even some images of their work.
- Biography in Context: A perfect first stop to find out information on your artist. If your artist is not included in this database, please see Mr. Padgett or Mrs. Mason for more help.
- Encyclopaedia Britannica: This encyclopedia is chock full of excellent articles and pictures. Make this your first stop!
- Metropolitan Museum of Art - Collection Databse: A large number of the works of art in the New York Metropolitan Museum of art have been digitized for access online. You may be able to see examples of your artist's work here.
- Art Institute of Chicago - Collecton Database: Another extensive online collection of art.
- IPL2: Like Google, but every link here has been verified by a Librarian, so you know it's good! Try looking for information on your artist here.
- Net Trekker: Another good, carefully controlled search engine to look for artist information on. For this project, please use the "High" tab at the top to search.
- Gale Virtual Reference Center: This resource provides a single access point to multiple databses, including several on the arts.