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Fernando Romero, Soumaya Museum; overview, 2011, Mexico City, Mexico. Image and original data provided by Art on File; artonfile.com

Fernando Romero, Soumaya Museum; overview, 2011, Mexico City, Mexico. Image and original data provided by Art on File; artonfile.com

Artstor Digital Library and Art on File are now sharing more than 1,500 new direct-digital capture photographs of architecture, built environment projects, and landscape architecture in Mexico City.

The focus of this release is on the most recent developments in the architectural evolution of the city, as well as modernist buildings, UNESCO world heritage sites, iconic murals, historic parks, monuments, and colonial edifices.

Sites and locations documented include the Museum of Memory and Tolerance, Arditti + RDT Architects; the National Museum of Anthropology, Pedro Ramírez Vázquez, Jorge Campuzano, and Rafael Mijares; Soumaya Museum, LAR + Fernando Romero; Plaza Juarez Complex, Legorreta + Legorreta Architects; Museo Rufino Tamayo, Abraham Zabludovsky and Teodoro Gonzales de Leon; Basilica of the Virgin of Guadalupe, Pedro Ramírez Vázquez; XXI Century National Film Archive, Rojkind Arquitectos; Arcos Bosques, Teodoro Gonzales de Leon; Escuela Nacional de Arte Teatral; Spain’s Cultural Center, Javier Sanchez; and Museo Estudio Diego Rivera, Juan O’Gorman. (more…)

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aaa-logoArtstor and the Asia Art Archive (AAA) are now sharing approximately 9,900 images of contemporary Asian art in the Digital Library. The AAA’s extensive collection of material includes contemporary artists in several Asian countries, including China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Japan, Korea, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, India, and Pakistan, as well as artists of Asian descent active worldwide and artists of non-Asian descent living in Asia. Selections from the portfolios of individual artists will be included, materials from personal archives donated by artists, art historians, and critics, as well as documentation of contemporary art installations and art events (exhibitions, biennials, triennials, etc.) from across Asia.

Based in Hong Kong, Asia Art Archive is a non-profit organization and registered charity dedicated to the documentation of the recent history of visual art from Asia within an international context. Initiated in 2000, AAA’s mission is to collect, preserve, and make information on contemporary Asian art easily accessible in order to facilitate understanding, research and writing in the field. Over the course of ten short years of collecting and documenting, AAA has amassed the world’s most comprehensive collection of primary and secondary source material on contemporary Asian art in the field.
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Meissen Porcelain Factory, Figurines of Pug Dogs, Mid 18th century.  Image © Hillwood Estate, Museum and Garden

Meissen Porcelain Factory, Figurines of Pug Dogs, Mid 18th century. Image © Hillwood Estate, Museum and Garden

Artstor has released approximately 1,000 images from the Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens’ permanent collection in the Digital Library.

Marjorie Merriweather Post bought Hillwood in 1955 and renovated the property with the intention of leaving it as a museum that would inspire and educate the public. The Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens opened as a public institution in 1977, endowing the country with the most comprehensive collection of Russian imperial art outside of Russia, a distinguished 18th-century French decorative art collection, six working greenhouses boasting one of the country’s finest orchid collections, and twenty-five acres of serene landscaped gardens and natural woodlands for all to enjoy. (more…)

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Aelbert Cuyp, The Maas at Dordrecht, 1650. Image: Courtesy of National Gallery of Art, Washington

Aelbert Cuyp, The Maas at Dordrecht, 1650. Image: Courtesy of National Gallery of Art, Washington

Artstor Collections Summary 2014

This past year we added more than 151,000 new images to the Artstor Digital Library from prestigious collections across a wide array of disciplines. With the support of our contributors, the Digital Library now boasts more than 1.8 million images for education and scholarship.

We are proud to be able to share collections from institutions as varied as the National Gallery of Art in Washington, the Art Gallery of Ontario, the American Museum of Natural History, the Museum at FIT, the New York School of Interior Design.

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John Singleton Copley, Watson and the Shark, 1778. Image: Courtesy of National Gallery of Art, Washington

John Singleton Copley, Watson and the Shark, 1778. Image: Courtesy of National Gallery of Art, Washington

Artstor and the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC have released more than 24,000 images from the museum’s collection in the Digital Library.

This release includes vast numbers of works of art by some of the most important artists from the 13th to 19th centuries. A partial list includes 36 works by Hans Baldung Grien, 10 works by Giovanni Bellini, 176 works by William Blake, five works by Pierre Bonnard, six works by Botticelli, 39 works by François Boucher, four works by Bronzino, 13 works by Julia Margaret Cameron, 96 works by Mary Cassatt, 292 works by Paul Cezanne, nine works by John Constable, 17 works by John Singleton Copley, 91 works by Corot, four works by Correggio, nine works by Gustave Courbet, 85 works by Lucas Cranach the Elder, 998 works by Honoré Daumier, 25 works by Jacques-Louis David, 106 works by Edgar Degas, 58 works by Eugène Delacroix, 354 works by Albrecht Dürer, 54 works by Jean-Honoré Fragonard, 15 works by Thomas Gainsborough, 159 works by Paul Gauguin, 39 works by Théodore Gericault, 20 works by Vincent Van Gogh, 38 works by Francisco de Goya, seven works by El Greco, eight works by Frans Hals, 88 works by William Hogarth, 61 works by Hans Holbein the Younger, 55 works by Winslow Homer, 25 works by Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres, four works by Leonardo Da Vinci, four works by Fra Filippo Lippi, 58 works by Edouard Manet, 12 works by Jean-François Millet, 21 works by Claude Monet, 25 works by Berthe Morisot, 37 works by Edvard Munch, 23 works by Eadweard Muybridge, 19 works by Parmigianino, 108 works by Giovanni Battista Piranesi, 59 works by Camille Pissarro, 12 works by Raphael, 90 works by Odilon Redon, 366 works by Rembrandt van Rijn, 55 works by Auguste Renoir, 35 works by Auguste Rodin, 21 Peter Paul Rubens, seven works by John Singer Sargent, five works by Georges Seurat, 52 works by Giovanni Battista Tiepolo, twelve works by Jacopo Tintoretto, 12 works by Titian, 294 works by Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, 115 works by William Turner, eight works by Félix Vallotton, nine works by Veronese, 62 works by Edouard Vuillard, 17 works by Antoine Watteau, and 545 works by James McNeill Whistler.

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Julie Laffin; Various States of D(u)ress;performance image, 1 of 5, interior window view, 04/02/1994, Originally at Franklin Furnace Archive, Inc. 112 Franklin St. New York, NY. © 2012 Julie Laffin / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Julie Laffin; Various States of D(u)ress;performance image, 1 of 5, interior window view, 04/02/1994, Originally at Franklin Furnace Archive, Inc. 112 Franklin St. New York, NY. © 2012 Julie Laffin / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Artstor has collaborated with Franklin Furnace to share nearly 7,000 additional images and documentation of events presented and produced by the renowned institution, with the goal of embedding the value of ephemeral practice into art and cultural history. The collection consists of documentation of artists’ books, performance art, site-specific works, and other time-based ephemeral arts.

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Jacques-Louis David, Apollo and Diana Attacking the Children of Niobe, 1772. Image © Dallas Museum of Art, Image and data from: Dallas Museum of Art

Jacques-Louis David, Apollo and Diana Attacking the Children of Niobe, 1772. Image © Dallas Museum of Art, Image and data from: Dallas Museum of Art

The Dallas Museum of Art has collaborated with Artstor to make 600 additional images from its permanent collection available in the Images for Academic Publishing (IAP) program.

The release includes works by artists as varied as Jean Paul Gaultier, Louis Comfort Tiffany, and Everett Spruce. This brings the museum’s current total of images in IAP to 730.

For more detailed information about this collection, visit the Dallas Museum of Art Collection page in Artstor.

The IAP program aims to offload the costs of museums delivering high-resolution image files to scholars for academic publications by providing high-quality TIFF image files free to both Artstor subscribers and non-subscribers alike. For more information, visit artstor.org/iap.

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