Artstor

Rosso Fiorentino (Giovanni Battista di Jacopo), Angel Playing a Lute; detail, 1521, Galleria degli Uffizi. Image and original data provided by SCALA, Florence/ART RESOURCE, N.Y.; artres.com; scalarchives.com; (c) 2006, SCALA, Florence/ART RESOURCE, N.Y.
DISCOVERY
The secret names of Italian Renaissance artists
Ever wonder why you never see names such as Ghirlandaio, Masaccio, or Tintoretto reoccur in art history? It's because a lot of these were nicknames! Discover the meaning of the sobriquets and pet names for some of the biggest artists of the Italian Renaissance, from "Clumsy Tom" to the "Squinter."

More


Byron Company (New York, N.Y.), Portrait of an Unidentified Woman in a Nurses' Uniform at the St. Augustine School, 1941. Museum of the City of New York; mcny.org
DISCOVERY
Artstor celebrates Women's History Month
March is Women's History Month, and the Artstor Digital Library offers a variety of excellent resources to support Women's Studies, from historical photographs to masterpieces by women artists. Here is a short list of our favorite blog posts about women:

Artstor Is… Women's Studies
Finding the Phenomenal Women in Fine Art
REPRESENT: Women Artists in the Western Tradition
A Woman's Work
Teaching with Artstor: Speaking for women's suffrage through a quilt
Karen Finley: "Straight from the gut"


Early experiment with algorithmic placement of images
ORGANIZATION
Creating a virtual space from a void
Over at the Artstor Labs blog, our Design and Digital Strategy team looks at the possibilities and difficulties of Virtual Reality spaces in which to look at art and experience other media.

More

Roman, Flora or Spring, 	5th century BC, Museo archeologico nazionale di Napoli. Image and original data provided by SCALA, Florence/ART RESOURCE, N.Y.; artres.com; scalarchives.com; (c) 2006, SCALA, Florence / ART RESOURCE, N.Y.
DISCOVERY
Spring has sprung —finally
After the coldest recorded February in New York City since 1934, spring has finally sprung, and we celebrate with a slideshow full of color and flowers.

More

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

More


Diego Rivera, Cruzando La Barranca/Crossing the Barranca, 1929-1930; Photo: Bob Schalkwijk © 2012 Artists Rights Society (ARS), INBA
RELEASE
Photographs of art from Mexico by Bob Schalkwijk
Artstor and Bob Schalkwijk are collaborating to share approximately 2,000 images selected from the photographer's archives of Mexican art in the Digital Library.

More


Yves Klein, Eponge (SE251), 1961. San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, © Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris
RELEASE
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
Artstor and the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) are now sharing more than 300 additional images of modern and contemporary art in the Digital Library.

More


RELEASE
Additional contemporary Asian Art from the Asia Art Archive
Artstor and the Asia Art Archive (AAA) have released more than 7,600 additional images of contemporary Asian art in the Digital Library.

More


Nazca culture, Bridge-spout bottle of Cat God wearing trophy head, 100 BCE-300 CE. University of Florida: Harn Museum of Art
RELEASE
Images from the Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art
Artstor and the University of Florida are now sharing more than 700 images from the Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art in the Digital Library

More


RELEASE
Contemporary artist Howardena Pindell
Artstor and the Garth Greenan Gallery have collaborated to release 20 images of works by contemporary artist Howardena Pindell in the Digital Library.

More


AGREEMENT
RISD Museum
Artstor and the RISD Museum are collaborating to share 3,200 images from the Museum's permanent collection in the Digital Library.

More


AGREEMENT
Photographs of sites in the Middle East by Richard Ellis
Artstor and Bryn Mawr College are collaborating to release nearly 1,000 photographs in the Digital Library by Richard S. Ellis of buildings and archaeological sites in Turkey, Iran, Iraq, Syria, Greece, Egypt, and Sudan.

More


Go to video
SHARED SHELF
Shared Shelf at the Philadelphia Museum of Art
Evan Towle of the Philadelphia Museum of Art Library and Archives describes the museum's experience using Shared Shelf.

More

SUMMARY
This month: Secret names of Renaissance artists, Women's History Month, the colors of spring, virtual reality, contemporary architecture from Mexico, art from Mexico, SFMOMA, Samuel P. Harn Museum, Howardena Pindell, RISD Museum, photographs of the Middle East, contemporary Asian art, Shared Shelf at the Philadelphia Museum, and conferences and webinars.

EVENT
Join Artstor at the VRA conference
March 11-14
Denver, CO
We look forward to seeing you this March 11-14 at the Visual Resources Association conference in Denver, Colorado—we have very a busy schedule! We hope you'll join us at our panels, poster presentation, and user group meetings.

More


WEBINAR
Unique use cases: Learn the many ways Shared Shelf is being used
Discover the creative ways your colleagues are using Shared Shelf.

March 12, 3:00 PM EST


WEBINAR
Teaching the History of Photography using the Artstor Digital Library
Discover the many collections available to teach the history of photography, from its beginnings in the late 19th century to today.

March 17, 10:00AM EDT


WEBINAR
Managing user roles with customized permissions
Learn how to assign roles to users and how to customize their access to Shared Shelf.

March 17, 1:00PM EDT


WEBINAR
Using folders in the Artstor Digital Library
This session is designed for instructor-level users and focuses on the tools and features in the Artstor Digital Library for integrating images–your own and those in the Artstor Digital Library–in course curriculum.

March 18, 1:00PM EDT


EVENT
Artstor at ARLIS/NA 2015
March 19-20
Fort Worth, TX
Mark your calendars, we're headed to ARLIS/NA! Join us in Fort Worth, TX this March 19-23, where we'll be moderating a panel, hosting a user group lunch, and taking part in ARLISpalooza.

More


WEBINAR
What can you do with the Artstor Digital Library?
There's much more to the Artstor Digital Library than just searching and downloading.

March 19, 10:00 AM EST


WEBINAR
Introduction to Shared Shelf: Features and Functionality
Learn all the features and benefits of Shared Shelf.

March 20, 10:30AM EDT
March 24, 3:00PM EDT


WEBINAR
Teaching History with the Artstor Digital Library
Inspire History students with Artstor's resources, from art and photography to documents and images of buildings and monuments.

March 25, 10:00AM EDT


WEBINAR
View, print, and download images in the Artstor Digital Library
This basic session provides an overview of tools and features in the Artstor Digital Library for all users.

March 25, 11:00AM EDT


WEBINAR
Intro to the Artstor Digital Library – finding images
Learn the ins and outs of keyword search, browsing by media, collection, or geography, advanced search, filtered results, and more.

March 26, 3:00PM EDT


WEBINAR
Easily migrate your Shared Shelf collections with Excel
Learn how Shared Shelf operates with Excel, offering easy ways to import, export, catalog, and migrate collections.

March 26, 4:00 PM EDT


Meet Artstor Staff
EVENTS
Artstor is coming to your town
Artstor is headed your way! Catch us at ARLIS/NA March 19-23 in Fort Worth, TX; ACRL, March 25-28 in Portland, OR; NAEA, March 26-28 in New Orleans, LA; and NERCOMP March 30–April 1 in Providence, RI.

More


WEBINAR
Teaching Classical Studies with the Artstor Digital Library
Discover tens of thousands of images of Greek and Roman art, architecture, and artifacts from authoritative sources.

March 27, 3:00PM EDT



Captions: a) Rosso Fiorentino (Giovanni Battista di Jacopo), Angel Playing a Lute; detail, 1521, Galleria degli Uffizi. Image and original data provided by SCALA, Florence/ART RESOURCE, N.Y.; artres.com; scalarchives.com; © 2006, SCALA, Florence/ART RESOURCE, N.Y. b) Byron Company (New York, N.Y.), Portrait of an Unidentified Woman in a Nurses' Uniform at the St. Augustine School, 1941. Museum of the City of New York; mcny.org; c) Early experiment with algorithmic placement of images; d) Roman, Flora or Spring, 5th century BC, Museo archeologico nazionale di Napoli. Image and original data provided by SCALA, Florence/ART RESOURCE, N.Y.; artres.com; scalarchives.com; © 2006, SCALA, Florence / ART RESOURCE, N.Y.; e) Fernando Romero, Soumaya Museum; overview, 2011, Mexico City, Mexico. Image and original data provided by Art on File; artonfile.com; f) Diego Rivera, Cruzando La Barranca/Crossing the Barranca, 1929-1930; Photo: Bob Schalkwijk © 2012 Artists Rights Society (ARS), INBA; g) Nazca culture, Bridge-spout bottle of Cat God wearing trophy head, 100 BCE-300 CE. University of Florida: Harn Museum of Art; h) Yves Klein, Eponge (SE251), 1961. San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. © Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris.

Questions?
Please don't hesitate to contact us.
Artstor
151 E 61st
New York, N.Y. 10065
+1.212.500.2421
artstor.org
Follow us on Facebook     Follow us on Twitter     Visit the Artstor Blog     Watch ARTstor videos on YouTube
© ARTSTOR • To unsubscribe from further mailings, click here