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Arts and Literature - Fine Art On-Line

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Artcyclopdia    A comprehensive guide to fine art on the internet.
ArtLex Art Dictionary    A visual arts dictionary that includes definitions, pronunciations and images.
Digital Archives of American Architecture    This site is an archive of over 1,000 digitized images of American architecture.
Mother of All Art History Links    A collection of links to art history departments, research resources, fine arts schools and art museums.
World Wide Arts Resources    Searching for art on the Internet? This site is a comprehensive registry of arts information.
Google Art Project    While Google is still not an art museum, the Google Art Project is an amazing initiative which bring together works of art from over 50 museums around the world. The project currently features over 30,000 high-resolution artworks, and there are dozens of additional museums already signed aboard.
Web Gallery of Art    You won' find a slick and clever interface here, but you will find a searchable virtual museum which includes thousands of European paintings and sculptures from the 11th century up to the 19th century.
The Smithsonian    The Smithsonian is one of the most famous museums in the world, and is actually made up of 19 different museums and galleries. These exhibition come from different Smithsonian galleries, and deal with anything from American history to space to horses.
The Museum of Modern Art    The MoMA, or the Museum of Modern Art, is a great place to visit if you want to be surprised. As with any other modern-art museum, the MoMA displays everything from traditional paintings and photography, to the most intriguing media displays and sculptures.
The British Museum    The British Museum offers a large variety of online tours, which are a great source of information, if not exactly of visual pleasure. The images included in the tours are rather small, but each can be enlarged for better viewing. You can browse the online tour by world regions, and choose specific exhibitions within each one.
Online Art Gallery    Interested in getting to know unknown artists, or actually buying art? Or maybe you're an artist who can't get his/her works into the MoMA yet, but is nonetheless interested in some public exposure? The big museums won't help you there, but the Online Art Gallery will. Based in the UK, the Online Art Gallery features artworks from all over the world, and any artist can sign up and feature their work. As an art lover, you're welcome to browse the interesting collection, discover beautiful works of art and artists you've never heard of, and if you really like what you see, you can even use the website to get in touch with the artist and purchase it.