art history
October 4, 2008 3:27 PM   Subscribe

All-Art.org provides an extensive image library, essays and information on art history, organized by date and movement, up to the 20th century, including photography, design and classical music with audio samples. A small selection of the encyclopedic range offered: Erotica in Art l Paintings that changed the world l The Origins of Typography and Graphic design l Russian Silver Age l Japanese Prints l African l Posters l A Brief History of Western Literature l An illustrated dictionary of art and artists.

Bauhaus and Deco l Pre-Columbian l New Architecture and the Harlem Renaissance l Op, Pop and Performance l The New Avant Garde, Postmodernism and now.

Examples of some of the hundreds of artists' histories: Arcimboldo l Francis Bacon l Beardsley l Matisse.
posted by nickyskye (7 comments total) 26 users marked this as a favorite

 
It's a great site.
posted by fire&wings at 4:17 PM on October 4, 2008


wow, excellent site, nicky - as comprehensive as it is, i can't believe we've never seen it here before...thank you, a nice break from all the palin stuff I've been obsessed with ;-)
posted by madamjujujive at 9:18 PM on October 4, 2008


So, so much stuff! I'm gonna be deliciously savoring this for a long time. Thanks, nicky!
posted by grapefruitmoon at 9:01 AM on October 5, 2008


Terrific site, instantly bookmarked—thanks, nicky!
posted by languagehat at 11:06 AM on October 5, 2008


I love Serov's self-confident women, gazing directly at the viewer without the usual artificial flirtatiousness. So much good stuff here!
posted by languagehat at 11:08 AM on October 5, 2008


Great site nicky; I'll be lost in this for a long, long time. Truely best of the web.
posted by adamvasco at 12:16 PM on October 5, 2008


This is so cool! just listen to Evocacion by Albinez. for starters, thank you.
posted by hortense at 5:07 PM on October 5, 2008


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