General Art History
Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History
Resource compiled by the Metropolitan Museum of Art that connects works of art, maps and thematic essays to different time periods. The timeline extends back to 8000 B.C.
Art Through Time: A Global View
Thirteen half-hour programs, a guide, text and other web resources take a thematic approach to art history and appreciation. Rather than a linear chronology, the materials explore connections in Western and non-Western art, illuminating the breadth, complexity and beauty of works produced around the world and at different periods of time.
A collection of internet resources on art history provided by arthistoricum.net. You can search by subject, time period or institution. Another service provided by arthistoricum.net is the option to search a virtual international catalogue on art history, artlibraries.net.
Archives Directory for the History of Collecting in America
A project of the Frick Collection, this directory can help you locate primary sources on American collectors, dealers and more, including the repositories where the sources are located. Information is continually collected and updated.
Dictionary of Art Historians
Biographical dictionary of art historians and other people who have made significant contributions to western art history. Includes a searchable database that provides background and citation information.
Yahoo! Art History Directory
Directory page provided by Yahoo! that includes links to a variety of art history-related subjects. The subjects include periods and movements, art conservation and restoration, and education.
Mother of All Art and Art History Links Pages
Provides access to a variety of art history resources. The pages, created by the University of Michigan School of Art & Design, provide links for topics that include art history departments, resources for visual collections and image collections, and online art.
WWW Virtual Library History of Art
Collection of art history links compiled for those interested in art with a focus on the study of art history. This site is sponsored by CHart, the Computers and History of Art Group.
Multiple Subject Areas
Provides access to different works of art by artist name, artistic movement and more. Includes links to art museums worldwide that allow online viewing of some of the art in their collections.
The WorldImages database provides access to the California State University IMAGE project. Over 75,000 images are available for use by nonprofit educational organizations. The images reflect all aspects of visual imagery. Some areas of the WorldImage portfolio include cities, the natural world and people and portraits.