The Visual Arts Data Service
January 4, 2008 7:56 PM   Subscribe

VADS is a resource for visual art, a huge range of things from students' work to collections of historical art and design. posted by paduasoy (6 comments total) 13 users marked this as a favorite
Nice find. I'll look forward to exploring this later...
posted by bullitt 5 at 10:54 PM on January 4, 2008

jade nice find!
posted by hortense at 11:01 PM on January 4, 2008

Definitely a site worthy of a post. I almost don't like VADS in a way simply because it is so vast a portal to so many different collections all over the UK. Stupid logic I agree but there you have it.
[In reality, the advantage that this portal provides is a centrally located architecture where thumbnails of all the images can be seen, without having to negotiate each specific repository]

From the Collections index I particularly like the Spellman Music Covers and the John John Johnston Trades & Professions; and from the Resources index I love the images from the 60s/70s of Design magazine.
posted by peacay at 2:43 AM on January 5, 2008

Very nice. Thanks.
posted by wafaa at 4:56 AM on January 5, 2008

Another click to "Bookmarks." Thanks.
posted by nax at 7:04 AM on January 5, 2008

As there are no listings for Thomas Chambers, Antonio Jacobsen, or EUGENE VON BRUENCHENHEIN, I rank it low.
posted by wallstreet1929 at 8:28 AM on January 5, 2008

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