A Gallery of Art and Illustration from the Pages of American Newspapers.
Developed to familiarize teachers and students with the work of living artists, to provoke critical thinking and problem solving, to inspire new ways of teaching and learning, to present creative role models, and to bridge diverse subject areas through the study and appreciation of contemporary art.
Art History Newspaper Project
The editor of a National Newspaper requires you, to write an illustrated article, featuring your opinions on a famous artist.
The Art Newspaper
The Art Newspaper publishes news affecting the visual arts and culture worldwide. It is part of a network with editorial offices in London, New York, Turin, Paris, Madrid and Athens and correspondents in more than 30 countries.
Art and Life in Africa
Art and Life in Africa Online contains information about African Art and Culture. Some of the material on this site has been adapted from similar material developed for the Art and Life in Africa CD-ROM being produced at The University of Iowa.
American History and Art from New England
Explore American history with this collection of historic artifacts and documents from New England.
American Impressionists of the Late 1800s and Early 1900s
Offers paintings that help show how Americans built on the masterful work done by French impressionists, but focused on different subjects.
The America´s First Look into the Camera: Daguerreotype Portraits and Views, 1839 - 1864
Contains 600 portrait photographs, including many by the Mathew Brady Studio; architectural views; outdoor scenes; and occupational portraits.
Fifty Years of Robert Blackburn´s Printmaking Workshop.
Index to Comic Art Collection
"Newspaper Comic Artists" to "Newspaper Comic Strips"
You can search all LIFE covers from 1936 to 1972, the years when LIFE was published as a weekly magazine.
Al Parker, American Illustrator
From the late 1930´s through the 1960´s, Parker produced strikingly graphic images for mid-20th century periodicals, especially illustrated fiction in women´s magazines.
American Masters: Alfred Stieglitz
Contains an essay, timeline, video clips, and interviews examining this photographer, artist, and art impresario. Stieglitz was a powerful force in the arts of the early 20th century and an important interpreter of emerging modern culture.
The James E. Taylor Album
Taylor´s illustrations contributed to 19th century Euro-American stereotypes of Native Americans.
Nineteenth-Century America in Art and Literature
Presents documents paired with 7 paintings, including "Mahantango Valley Farm," "Jolly Flatboatmen," and "White Cloud, Head Chief of the Iowas." These paintings and writings help students see the impact of geography, technology, economics, and politics as America moved west, shifted from farming to industry, and fought a civil war.
Three Centuries of Broadsides and Other Printed Ephemera
In total, the collection comprises 28,000 primary-source items dating from the seventeenth century to the present and encompasses key events and eras in American history.
Artistic Exchange: Europe & the Islamic World
Site presents 31 paintings, bowls, & other objects that illustrate the Islamic world´s influence on European art. Elements of Islamic art are identified in each of the European pieces, which date back to the Middle Ages.
The works, working methods, and the life of a man who revolutionized sculpture by introducing movement as a key component. Learn how this mechanical engineering student ended up creating a new type of public sculpture.
Jazz in America: National Jazz Curriculum
Site offers lessons for teaching about jazz in American history or music class for Grades 5, 8, and 11. Learn about the evolution of jazz, different jazz styles, improvisation, basic musical elements, and how jazz influenced (and was influenced by) American culture.
Mathematical Imagery Presented by the American Mathematical Society