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Library Internship – Whitechapel Art Gallery

August 2, 2012


If any students are interested in art and design information and exhibition catalogues, the Whitechapel Art Gallery in London has an internship available to help further organise their curatorial collection of books. Their main task is to devise a labeling/marking system to make the books more accessible to staff.  The person selected would work closely […]

Bridgeman Education App for iPhone

April 24, 2012


Bridgeman Education, a fine art and contemporary art image service holding nearly 400,000 images that that we subscribe to on your behalf, has just released a new iPhone app.  You can: Download it free from the App Store. Create and download slideshows, view images and information about them. Sign in with your NTU staff or student […]

Hampshire County Council Contemporary Art Collection

September 19, 2011


This collection of 400 contemporary art pieces is now available online via the Visual Arts Data Service. The collection “includes the work of significant British artists, such as limited edition prints by Bridget Riley, Henry Moore, and John Piper, through to more recent additions from Hampshire-based artists or works depicting Hampshire scenes, including a set […]

Yale Digital Commons – Free Image Service

June 1, 2011


Yale University in the US has digitised and made available the details of thousands of  objects housed in the University’s galleries, museums and libraries.   The full press release from Yale can be found on their website. If you want to take a look at the images available, these can be found here.

New Database: Mapping Sculpture

May 10, 2011


Mapping the Practice and Profession of Sculpture in Britain and Ireland 1851-1951 is the culmination of a three-year collaborative study of sculptors, related businesses and trades, and holds details of over 50,000 items about sculptural practice.  The items within the database consist of the results of the first comprehensive study of sculpture between the Great […]

Knitted Artworks

March 31, 2011


These reimagined artworks, created by The Materialistics and made by knit, crochet, embroidery, and cross stitch are rather wonderful. What work of art would you recreate? Rachel

Google Art Project

February 4, 2011


Google have just launched a new service, Google Art Project, which provides zoomable high-resolution images of artworks from several major world museums and galleries, including The Tate, Uffuzi Gallery, and the Metropolitan Museum of Art.  At the moment the collection holds 1,000 images, but it’s hoped that more will be added. It utilises Google Street […]