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November 1, 2012

UPDATE: Post-Sandy

Umbrella, 1910-1920

Umbrella | Dupuy, (Maker) | 1910-1920 | Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, 2009; Gift of Mercedes de Acosta; Photographed by Lolly Koon | Image © The Metropolitan Museum of Art

We are happy to announce that Shared Shelf is up and running, and publishing is now working. We may experience additional stops and starts as infrastructure continues to normalize in Manhattan. If you encounter any issues, please feel free to contact us at

ARTstor’s email servers are back up, but we may have lost emails sent while they were down; if you emailed us on Monday or Tuesday you may want to resend. ARTstor phones are still unavailable; contact us by email, Facebook or Twitter.

We thank everyone in the community for your patience.

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October 30, 2012

NOTICE: Issues after tropical storm Sandy

Fernand Léger | Après le déluge, pg. 61, in the book Les Illuminations by Arthur Rimbaud | 1949 | Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco

The Digital Library (with primary servers in Colorado) is working normally, but like many others based in the Northeast, ARTstor’s operations are being affected by tropical storm Sandy. Our Shared Shelf service, hosted at an Internet service provider in Manhattan, is down until power returns, but all images and data are backed-up remotely. Our office email and phones are also down, but in the meanwhile you may contact us via Twitter and Facebook. Thanks for your patience.

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