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(© Grove Dictionaries, Inc.) -- Contains 45,000 articles on every aspect of the visual arts, painting, sculpture, graphic arts, architecture, decorative arts and photography from prehistory to the present day. Compiled over a period of 15 years, it represents the work of more than 6,800 scholars from around the world, each writing on his or her own specialist field of study.

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Large collection of art information links searchable by artist name, name of work, and museum name
Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art
A chronological, geographical, and thematic exploration of the history of art from around the world, as illustrated by the Metropolitan Museum of Art's collection.
Web Gallery of Art
A virtual museum and searchable database of European painting and sculpture from 11th to mid-19th centuries
Red Studio
Art activities and information for teens from The Museum of Modern Art
Smithsonian Education: Everything Art
Online exhibits and activities designed for students on a variety of art topics