Artstor and the National Gallery of Art have now released more than 11,000 images of modern and contemporary artworks from the museum’s permanent collection in the Digital Library.

This release includes work from such important 20th- and 21st-century artists such as Vito Acconci, Carl Andre, Louise Bourgeois, John Cage, Vija Celmins, Chuck Close, Helen Frankenthaler, Philip Guston, Jasper Johns, Ellsworth Kelly, William Kentridge, Franz Kline, Sol LeWitt, Glenn Ligon, Kerry James Marshall, Georgia O’Keeffe, Robert Rauschenberg, Ed Ruscha, Amy Sillman, Frank Stella, Wayne Thiebaud, and Richard Tuttle, as well as significant collections of the work of Richard Diebenkorn (1,200 pieces) and Mark Rothko (nearly 900 pieces).

Sigmar Polke, Hope is: Wanting to Pull Clouds, 1992. © 2012 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / BILDKUNST, Bonn. Image: Courtesy of National Gallery of Art, Washington

Sigmar Polke, Hope is: Wanting to Pull Clouds, 1992. © 2012 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / BILDKUNST, Bonn. Image: Courtesy of National Gallery of Art, Washington

This brings the total of works from the National Gallery available in the Artstor Digital Library to more than 36,000, spanning from the Middle Ages to the present day. Artstor also makes available more than 700 images of European paintings, sculpture, and decorative arts from the Gallery’s Samuel H. Kress Collection, as well as three collections from its Department of Image Collections.

View the collection in the Digital Library.

For more detailed information about this collection, visit the National Gallery of Art page in Artstor.

Other collections from the National Gallery of Art: