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Art Lex
Online art dictionary contains over 3,600 definitions for terms used in discussing art and visual culture. Also included are thousands of supporting images, pronunciation notes, quotations, and cross-references.
Art Studio Chalkboard
Information for artists on drawing and painting. Focus is on fundamentals: perspective, shading, color, how to stretch a canvas, etc.
Artnet: Research Library
Gateway to the award-winning Grove Dictionary of Art, includes artist biographies. Also includes Grove's articles on materials and techniques, significant styles and movements in Western and non-Western art history.
AskArt
Information on American artists: biographies, dealers, museums, and descriptions of their work.
Great Buildings Collection
"Documents a thousand buildings and hundreds of leading architects with photographic images and architectural drawings, integrated maps and timelines, 3D building models, commentaries, bibliographies, and Web links."
International Sculpture Center
Publisher of Sculpture Magazine, provides limited access to current and archived issues.  Also contains a directory with links to technical and educational resources, and sculpture organizations.
Mother of All Art and Art History Links Page
The University of Michigan School of Art and Design's source for information on art colleges and university programs, art museums, art image resources, copyright information, art oriented professional organizations, and electronic discussion groups.
The Art Story
This site puts "art, artists, theory, and the progression of art at your fingertips."

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