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Japanese Woodblock

Japanese Woodblock print search engine. Searches thousands of Ukiyo-e, Meiji, Shin Hanga, and Sosaku Hanga prints. This atabase and image similarity analysis engine, created by John Resig to aide researchers in the study of Japanese woodblock prints, was launched in December 2012. The database currently contains over 213,000 prints from 24 institutions. › ukiyo-e.org

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The Art Institute of Chicago

Located downtown by Millennium Park, this top art museum is TripAdvisor’s #1 Chicago attraction-a must when visiting the city. Founded in 1879, the Art Institute of Chicago is one of the world’s major museums, housing an extraordinary collection of objects from across places, cultures, and time. › artic.edu

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Artfinder

Artfinder is the art marketplace. Wall art, original paintings, sculptures, limited edition prints and photography directly from independent artists. Where anyone can easily find and buy original art, no matter their taste or budget. › artfinder.com

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Lewis Center for the Arts

Princeton University’s programs in Creative Writing, Dance, Music Theater, Theater, Visual Arts and the interdisciplinary Atelier form the Lewis Center for the Arts. The Center serves the campus and the wider Princeton regional community through the presentation of over 100 public performances, exhibitions, readings, film screenings and lectures each year, most of them free. › arts.princeton.edu

The Culture Trip

Culture Trip

Culture Trip is the place to go to get inspired about the world’s culture and creativity. You can trust this global network of local writers, filmmakers, photographers, illustrators and animators to provide everything you need to plan a trip anywhere in the world and to feel like you’re travelling every day of the year. › theculturetrip.com

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MetPublications

MetPublications is a portal to the Met’s comprehensive publishing program featuring over five decades of Met books, journals, bulletins, and online publications on art history available to read, download and/or search for free. The Metropolitan Museum of Art collects, studies, conserves, and presents significant works of art across all times and cultures in order to connect people to creativity, knowledge, and ideas. › metmuseum.org

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Google Art & Culture Experiment

Art Palette is part of Arts & Culture experiments, which explore innovative ways for users to interact with art collections. With Art Palette, you can search for artworks that match a color combination of your choice. Art Palette works as a search engine that finds artworks based on your chosen color palette. Using this tool, you can explore how the same five colors from Van Gogh’s Irises can be related to a 16th century Iranian folio or Monet’s water lilies. Art Palette can help creative experts in art, design and beyond to make informed choices regarding color palettes, understanding the context and history behind each one. › artsexperiments.withgoogle.com

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Library of Congress

The Library of Congress is the nation’s oldest federal cultural institution, and it serves as the research arm of Congress. It is also the largest library in the world, with more than 162 million items. The collections include books, sound recordings, motion pictures, photographs, maps, and manuscripts. The Library preserves and provides access to a rich, diverse and enduring source of knowledge to inform, inspire and engage you in your intellectual and creative endeavors. › loc.gov

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Aeon – A World of Ideas

Aeon is a magazine of ideas and culture. Are publish in-depth essays, incisive articles, and a mix of original and curated videos, free to all. Since 2012, Aeon has established itself as a unique digital magazine, publishing some of the most profound and provocative thinking on the web. They ask the big questions and find the freshest, most original answers, provided by leading thinkers on science, philosophy, society and the arts. › aeon.co

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Art x-ist

x-ist is one of Turkey’s leading art galleries, founded with the aim of supporting young contemporary artists who produce with universal ideas and mentoring them throughout their careers. Participating regularly in prominant art fairs in Turkey and abroad and collaborating with international institutions, the gallery carries on its work in a multifaceted way with the aim of strengthening the careers and expanding the boundaries of the artists represented by it. › artxist.com

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Synaptic Stimuli

Abstract, collage, colorful, conceptual, dreamy, fantasy, fractal, futurism, generative, illustration, installation. Art, minimal, multidimensional, painting, particle, pattern, photography, portrait, sculpture, spiritual, surreal, symbolism, visualization and more. › synapticstimuli.com

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The Calvert Journal

The Calvert Journal is a guide to the contemporary culture of the New East: Eastern Europe, the Balkans, Russia and Central Asia. The Calvert Journal was launched as a project of Calvert 22 Foundation in March 2013. Today, the Journal is the world’s leading publication for culture, innovation, photography and travel in the New East. › calvertjournal.com

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Art Books #1

The Color Teil: Life, Work, and Inspiration, Landscapes in Oil, Acrylic Painting Mediums and Methods, The Short Story of Modern Art, The Elements of Landscape Oil Painting and other inspiring art books. The Story of Art, Art of Feminism, Life with Picasso, Impressionism, The Collins Big Book of Art: From Cave Art to Pop Art, Monet, Art Fundamentals.

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Free Art eBooks #1

Free art ebooks and free art magazines: Signature Canvas NY Graphic Society, The Art of Hungary, Artonview, The 6th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art.

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Basic Art Series #1

The Basic Art Series provides a comprehensive introduction to a artist or designer: Abstract Art, Bacon, Bauhaus, Cézanne, De Lempicka, Degas and much more.