Art Research: Internet Resources - LSC-Kingwood

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This subject guide is intended to help art students find information for research - or art lovers enjoy some of the fabulous armchair museums available through the internet.

Art is anything you can get away with...stated Andy Warhol.




Links to large and important art collections on the Internet. Try major universities for collections we may not have added here.

World Wide Art Resources
Art Cyclopedia
Art Source
Art on the Net
Art Lex


Get to know your literature while browsing the journal collection in the library.

Art Journals Online from Artsource
World Wide Arts Publications

  • JSTOR - Scholarly articles from older issues of journals.
  • National Geographic Magazine - CD-ROM r check-out.  Full text articles and pictures 1888 - 1995. Online Index  Free access.
  • NAXOS Music Library - Listen to over 85,000 tracks of classical, jazz, folk and world music and study music terminology, history and biographical sources, as well as selected opera synopses and libretti.On-campus access only. *
  • Oxford Art Online (includes Grove Art) (LSCS Libraries)  Covers the visual arts from prehistory to the present - 5000 images.
  • Project MUSE - Search and browse the full text of nearly 250 journals from 40 scholarly publishers in arts, humanities and social sciences.
  • Academic Search Complete - More than 8,500 magazines and journals containing full text articles, with approximately 160 on Art and related subjects. 


Flier for Carlisle Floyd celebrationThe following sites contain essays and other information on current hot topics in art.
National Endowment for the Arts
Texas Commission on the Arts
Graffiti online
Electronic Frontier Foundation
Thomas |  Search the government site for legislation affecting the humanities. Try the Congressional Record for a transcript of congressional proceedings.


Artist Database - 2000 artists listed
WebMuseum - Paris
Mari Omori, Lone Star College-Kingwood


The selected sites here link the user to essays and other art history information - also links to schools with art history programs.

Harvard University Museums
History of Art Virtual Library
Art History Resources on the Internet
Art History Movements, Themes, and Artists
American Cultural History - background on the 19th and 20th centuries - includes literature, art, history, and culture.


Armchair visitations to far-away museums can be exhilarating and educational. A listing by country is available at this Virtual Library.  Here are the ones we like. These are only the tip of the iceberg.

Texas and Houston Museums
The World


Busts larger than life size by David AdickesART Interests

Art on the Net: Submit your own work

Visit David Adickes' studio in Houston to see the busts of the presidents he is creating. (pictured, left)


painting by Raphel         ART GALLERIES ON INTERNET

Local and world galleries listed and linked. Citing Sources Using the Library MLA Style Guide | Lone Star College - Kingwood Library guide. Examples of both paper and electronic citations.

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Author: pwhitley
Created 1998, Revised 9/09. Updated 6/14/2012 ll/bb

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