ARTstor recently announced that it had reached an agreement to digitize, at very high resolution, the entire ART on FILE archive of images, which will be made available as part of the ARTstor Digital Library. ART on FILE is a primary supplier of images to libraries and visual resources collections supporting teaching programs in contemporary architecture, urban design, landscape architecture and public art.

ARTstor is also sponsoring new photographic campaigns by Rob Wilkinson and Colleen Chartier of ART on FILE. The fruits of the first ARTstor-sponsored campaign – focused on contemporary architecture and public art in the western United States – is now available to ARTstor users. The more than 600 images produced in the course of this campaign include exterior and interior photography as well as numerous details. Recent works of architecture and public art documented in this campaign include:

  • Arthur Erickson and Nick Milkovich’s Tacoma Museum of Glass (Tacoma, WA, completed 2002) including Dale Chihuly’s Bridge of Glass
  • Cesar Pelli and Gruen Associates’ Pacific Design Center (West Hollywood, completed 1988)
  • Charles Moore and Arthur Anderson’s Washington State Historical Museum (Tacoma, WA, completed 1996)
  • Charles Moore and Urban Innovations Group’s Beverly Hills Civic Center (Beverly Hills, CA, completed 1992)
  • Claes Oldenburg’s Corridor Pin, Blue on the grounds of the de Young Museum (San Francisco, CA, 1999)
  • Eric Owen Moss’s Stealth Theater and Office Complex., Beehive and Umbrella Building (Culver City, CA, completed 2003)
  • Domingo Triay’s Artesa (Napa, CA, completed 1991)
  • Frank Gehry’s Walt Disney Concert Hall (Los Angeles, completed 2003)
  • Herzog & De Meuron’s new de Young Musuem (San Francisco, CA, completed 2005)
  • Herzog & De Meuron’s Walker Art Center expansion (Minneapolis, MN, completed 2005)
  • Michael Graves’ Close Pegase Winery (Calistoga, CA, completed 1987)
  • Morphosis International Elementary School (Long Beach, CA, completed 1999)
  • Morphosis Caltrans complex (Los Angeles, CA, completed 2004)
  • Polshek Partnership Architects’ Copia: The American Center for Wine, Food and the Arts (Napa, CA, completed 2001)
  • Rafael Moneo’s Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angel (Los Angeles, CA, completed 2002)
  • Rem Koolhaas’s Seattle Public Library (Seattle, WA, completed 2004)
  • Richard Meier’s Sandra Day O’Connor United States Courthouse (Phoenix, AZ, complted 2003) and his San Jose City Hall (San Jose, CA, completed 2005)
  • Santiago Calatrava’s Milwaukee Museum of Art Quadracci Pavillion (Milwaukee, WI, completed 2001) and his Sundial Bridge, Turtle Bay Exploration Park (Redding, CA, completed 2004)
  • Shigeru Ban’s Nomadic Museum (Santa Monica, CA, completed 2006)
  • Sir Norman Foster’s James H. Clark Center (Stanford, CA, completed 2003) and his Center for Clinical Sciences Research, Stanford University (Stanford, CA, completed 2000)

ARTstor is also pleased to announce that it is sponsoring further photographic campaigns on the part of Rob and Colleen, beginning with a campaign devoted to the theme of sustainable architecture.

To locate these images in the ARTstor Image Gallery most readily, search for the phrase “Art on File” or search for specific architects or buildings by name.