Artstor and the University of British Columbia are collaborating to make available more than 65,000 images of art and other cultural objects from the UBC Museum of Anthropology’s permanent collection, and 250 Japanese maps from the UBC Library’s Tokugawa collection.
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Artstor Digital Library and the B. Davis Schwartz Memorial Library at Long Island University are collaborating to share approximately 2,000 images of items in the William Randolph Hearst Archive.
William Randolph Hearst (1863–1951) is best known today for his successful publishing and media dynasty, but he was also passionate about works of fine art and antiques and collected objects for more than seven decades. Mary Levkoff, Museum Director, Hearst Castle ®, described Hearst as a collector with a need for quality and a desire for quantity. “He loved to collect objects used to furnish his six main residences; filling them with art was his joy.”
Artstor and the Albright-Knox Art Gallery are collaborating to make 2,000 images of artworks from the museum’s Fine Art Collection available in the Digital Library.
Founded officially in December 1862, the Albright-Knox Art Gallery is among the country’s oldest public arts institutions in the United States. Since its inception as The Buffalo Fine Arts Academy, the museum has been dedicated to acquiring, exhibiting, and preserving modern and contemporary art, giving rise to one of the world’s most extraordinary art collections.
Founded in 1881, the Cincinnati Art Museum is one of the oldest arts institutions in the United States, and boasts a rich collection of more than 65,000 works of art spanning 6,000 years. This unique collection includes the ancient art of Egypt, Greece, and Rome, as well as Near and Far Eastern art, art of Africa and the Americas, costume and textiles, prints, drawings, photographs, paintings, sculpture, decorative art, and contemporary art.
Artstor and San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) are collaborating to make 500 additional images of works from the Museum’s collection available in the Digital Library, including 50 selections from the Doris and Donald Fisher Collection. This collaboration brings the slated total of images from the Museum in the Digital Library to approximately 1,800.
Artstor and the Hofstra University Museum are collaborating to make 200 images from the Museum’s permanent collection available in the Digital Library.
Integral to the academic mission of Hofstra University, the Hofstra University Museum advances knowledge and understanding through experiences with authentic works of art from the world’s diverse cultures. The Museum’s mission is achieved through collection acquisition and preservation, exhibitions and interpretive resources.
Artstor is collaborating with the Tufts University Art Gallery to release 2,000 images from the University’s permanent art collection in the Digital Library.
The Tufts University permanent art collection is comprised of approximately 2,000 works spanning ancient Mediterranean and pre-Hispanic cultures, modern and contemporary painting and sculpture, and photography. Much of the collection is comprised of works on paper, as well as twentieth- and twentieth-first century photography.