The William Randolph Hearst Archive has contributed 2,050 images to the Artstor Digital Library,* providing an intriguing perspective on the collecting passions of Hearst, the man best known to us as a newspaper baron, and notoriously immortalized on film as the unscrupulous “Citizen Kane.”
Blog Category: Collection release
Now available: new images and virtual reality panoramas of world architecture from Columbia University
Columbia University’s Media Center for Art History at the Department of Art History and Archaeology has contributed additional material on world architecture to the Artstor Digital Library, including approximately 335 interactive and dynamic virtual reality panoramas and more than 5200 photographs.* The contribution presents ancient buildings and monuments in Iraq and the architecture of Turkey—mostly mosques in Istanbul—from the 15th through 19th centuries.
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.
The American Institute of Indian Studies (AIIS) has contributed an additional 5,094 images to the Artstor Digital Library, bringing their total to more than 69,000.*
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.
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.
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.
The Davis Museum at Wellesley College (the Davis) has contributed an additional 7,600 images of its permanent collection to the Artstor Digital Library bringing their total to over 8,000.*
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.
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.