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What is it? ARTstor is a database of of art images. Its primary purpose is the creation and provision of digital images and related materials for scholarly and educational use. The Charter Collection includes "artistic traditions across many times and cultures and embraces architecture, painting, sculpture, photography, decorative arts, and design as well as many other forms of visual culture."

Content: Images. ARTstor provides over one million images just in the general image collection. Additional collections includes the Art History Survey Collection, the Carnegie Arts of the United States Collection, the Huntington Archive of Asian Art, the Illustrated Bartsch, the Mellon International Dunhuang Archive, and the MoMA Architecture and Design Collection. Updated quarterly.

Why use it? Art images and reproductions.

Coverage: Varies

Access: Available on networked computers on the MSU campus in Bozeman and via the proxy server. Unlimited users. Requires Java to run.

Technical Requirements: The following are recommended for use with ARTstor:

  • Flash Player 6 or above
  • Java (Sun Version 1.3 or above)
  • Cookies enabled
  • Pop-up blocking software must allow pop-ups from
  • Monitor resolution: 1024x768 recommended
  • Memory: 128MB or higher

Vendor: Not assigned

Learn more: none

Subjects: Architecture, Art, Film & Photography

James Thull
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Related Databases:
Art Abstracts
Avery Index
Bibliography of the History of Art
International Bibliography of Art

Total interactions: 7772

Rank: 37 out of 244 databases

Rating: 4.5 out of 5 (based on 7772 out of 1608714 total interactions with all of our databases)

Last updated: 2017-12-10 16:05:13