Art Links for Philosophy 1361
Dr. Cynthia Freeland

Chapter 7: Digitizing and Disseminating

Student-Recommended Websites

See Separate Page

Walter Benjamin (1892-1940)

Walter Benjamin Links
Benjamin Bibliographal Note and Chronology

Marshall McLuhan (1911-1980)

Marshall McLuhan Center, Ontario (with brief biographical overview plus a big list of his quotable quotes. Here's one of my favorites: "The future of the book is the blurb." Ha ha!)
McLuhan (Brief biographical Page)

Jean Baudrillard

"The Spirit of Terrorism" (translated from French; Baudrillard discusses the 9-11 attack on the World Trade Center)
Jean Baudrillard: A Bibliography. Picture plus a huge assortment of materials, from Critical Theory institute, University of California, Irvine. Notes from Baudrillard's visit there in May, 1999.
Jean Baudrillard, a list of books. This is a commercial site, so I hesitate to list it, but you can see some of his books here with a bit of information on each.

Digital Reproduction and Dissemination of Art

Art & Authenticity in the Age of Digital Reproduction, by Julian H. Scaff
David Ross (lecture transcript): Net Art in the Age of Digital Reproduction
Timothy Druckrey essay, Reasoning with the Future
CTHEORY Multimedia. CTHEORY is an international journal of theory, technology and culture. Articles, interviews, and key book reviews in contemporary discourse are published weekly as well as theorisations of major "event-scenes" in the mediascape. Edited by Arthur and Marilouise Kroker.
This is a great biblio on the digital age mainly with ref. to literature and hypertext.
The Media and Communications Studies page, Wales.

Digital Art and Museums

Digital Art Site
The Corbis Image Collection
Digital Imaging Forum, a site developed and mainted by UH Art Professors Suzanne Bloom and Ed Hill
Net as Art, a list of museum-sponsored digital art sites, collected by UH student Meredith May.
Museum Web Sites, an older list, some links may be out of date, but note the new technologies section at the top.
Guide to Information Analysis and Retrieval Sites. Also older and some links may be dead, but still worth a try.
A Gudie to Meta-Seek, a content based meta search engine for images, Columbia University.
Consortium for the Computer Interchange of Museum Information (CIMI). I bet you didn't ever guess that an organization like this existed!

Major Museum Web Sites

National (U.S.A.)

Yahoo Directory of Museums, Galleries, and Centers
The J. Paul Getty Museum Home Page
Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth, Texas
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
The Menil Collection, Houston
The National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
El Museo del Barrio, New York City's only Latino museum dedicated to Puerto Rican, Caribbean and Latin American art.


WWW Virtual Library Museum List, Around the World WWW Virtual Library Museums in Africa
Virtual Uffizi Gallery (Florence, Italy)
Museo Popol Vuh (Mayan Artists), Guatemala City
Chichen Itza, Mexico (Mayan Pyramids): List of Links
Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam
British Museum, London
Royal British Columbia Museum, Canada
Helsinki City Art Museum, Finland
National Palace Museum, Taiwan, R.O.C - Contains the world's largest collection of Chinese arts and treasures.
Monet's House and Garden at Giverny
Basel Museum of Fine Arts, Switzerland
Le Louvre, Virtual Visit
Le Louvre, Official Web Site
Kyoto National Museum, Japan
Tareq Rajab Museum, Kuwait. A private collection of art from the Islamic world. Check out Museum Interior Slide Show and Photo Gallery.
National Museum of Sweden
State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia Follow the English version to the Virtual Tour. (It's pretty amazing.)

December 6, 2005

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