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September 18, 2018

Divine creation: tracing the rise of Tibetan Buddhism through art

Himachal Pradesh, Lahaul-Spiti, Dankhar Gompa, India. Offering table in front of second Buddha. c. late 17th - 18th century. Detail from mural painting (east corner, south wall) in sNa ka mTshang Hall. Image and data provided by Rob Linrothe.

Himachal Pradesh, Lahaul-Spiti, Dankhar Gompa, India. Offering table in front of second Buddha. c. late 17th – 18th century. Detail from mural painting (east corner, south wall) in sNa ka mTshang Hall. Image and data provided by Rob Linrothe.

An additional contribution of nearly 1,000 images has been made to the Rob Linrothe: Tibetan and Buddhist Art collection in the Artstor Digital Library, bringing the total to over 5,000.* Scholar/photographer Linrothe has provided this unique resource in collaboration with the Lucy Scribner Library, Skidmore College and Northwestern University.

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July 18, 2018

Now available: College Art Museums collection launch part II

In this second installment of our college art museum collection launch (see our post about the first installment here), the Artstor Digital Library has released 14,000+ images from four additional institutions. Between the two launches, there are now more than 29,000 new images available to Artstor participants.* Highlights from this release include American and European paintings and works on paper, and historical objects from around the world.

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July 3, 2018

Now available: 2,600 additional images from the Williams College Museum of Art

The Williams College Museum of Art (WCMA) has contributed 2,600 additional images of its permanent collection to the Artstor Digital Library, bringing their total to more than 2,750.* The selection in Artstor represents the Museum’s holdings across Western, African, Eastern, and ancient collections.

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July 2, 2018

Now available: 4,300 additional images from the Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

James McNeill Whistler. Nocturne. c. 1878. Wash lithograph on blue tinted chine collé. Image and original data provided by the Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University.

James McNeill Whistler. Nocturne. c. 1878. Wash lithograph on blue tinted chine collé. Image and original data provided by the Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University.

The Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University (DAC) has contributed 4,300 additional images of works on paper from their permanent collection to the Artstor Digital Library bringing their total to more than 6,300.* The selection in Artstor includes many highlights, with an emphasis on western prints from the seventeenth through the nineteenth centuries.

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June 26, 2018

Now available: highlights from the Tufts University Art Gallery

William Edward Norton. Untitled. 1876. Oil on canvas. Image and data provided by Tufts University Art Gallery.

William Edward Norton. Untitled. 1876. Oil on canvas. Image and data provided by Tufts University Art Gallery.

The Tufts University Art Gallery has contributed 88 images of its permanent collection to the Artstor Digital Library.* The selection in Artstor accentuates the museum’s American holdings, predominantly paintings and works on paper from the nineteenth century through to the present.

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June 11, 2018

Now available: college art museums collection launch part I

 

Artstor has now released 15,000+ images in the first part of our launch focusing on college art museum collections.* This release encompasses arts, crafts, and cultural objects in many media from around the world that are curated and housed in art museums at leading universities across America.

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June 1, 2018

Now Available: 1,800 images from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Art Collection

Tsugoharu Foujita. Sleeping Cat. 1929. Etching. Image and original data from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Art Collection and Galleries. © 2014 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris.

Tsugoharu Foujita. Sleeping Cat. 1929. Etching. Image and original data from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Art Collection and Galleries. © 2014 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris.

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Art Collection (UWM Art Collection) has contributed 1,800 images to the Artstor Digital Library.* The selection in Artstor includes works on paper from the Renaissance through contemporary and many corners of the globe, African art, European and Asian decorative arts, icons, and Western paintings and sculpture.

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May 31, 2018

Now Available: 5,000 images from the Ringling Theatre Collection (University of Florida)

Anonymous Photographer. Unidentified Performer. 1908. Image and original data provided by the University of Florida Digital Collections.

Anonymous Photographer. Unidentified Performer. 1908. Image and original data provided by the University of Florida Digital Collections.

The Department of Special Collections, George A. Smathers Libraries at the University of Florida has contributed 5,000 images from the Ringling Theatre Collection to the Artstor Digital Library.* The selection in Artstor offers comprehensive imagery from the rich resource that traces the history of stagecraft in Europe and America from Shakespearean prints through to the 20th century.

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