February 28, 2013

ARTstor News - Feb 2013

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Sofonisba Anguissola | Game of Chess with Portraits of the Painter's Three Sisters and a Servant | 1555 | Muzeum Narodowe, Poznan, Poland | Image and original data provided by Erich Lessing Culture and Fine Arts Archives/ART RESOURCE, N.Y.; artres.com | Photo Credit: Erich Lessing/ART RESOURCE, N.Y.

Women's History Month
March is Women's History Month. Discover some of our notable resources on the topic on our Women's Studies post; learn about women artists in the Travel Award-winning essay REPRESENT: Women Artists in the Western Tradition; read our interview with feminist icon Judy Chicago; compare the common attributes of Judith and other biblical heroines (and one villain); and explore an anonymous 19th-century artist's support of women's suffrage via a quilt.
Karen Finley | A Woman's Life Isn't Worth Much | 5/18/1990 | Originally at Franklin Furnace, New York, NYPantheon; Interior view #1 | 118-126 CE | QTVR Panoramas of World Architecture (Columbia University) | Visual Media Center; learn.columbia.edu
Karen Finley: "Straight from the gut"
Women's History Month is also the ideal time to highlight the work of Karen Finley, the world-renowned and controversial performance artist, author, and playwright whose work has addressed issues such as sexuality, abuse, and American politics from an uncompromising feminist perspective.
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If I Knew Then What I Know Now
Confessions of an overworked high school teacher: Dana Howard, ARTstor's new Senior K-12 Relationship Manager, writes about the joy of belatedly discovering all the new features and content in the Digital Library.
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Collection agreements
Images from the permanent collection of The National Gallery, London
ARTstor is collaborating with The National Gallery, London to share images of every painting in the museum's permanent collection in the Digital Library.
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Images documenting installations exhibited at the Mattress Factory
ARTstor Digital Library and the Mattress Factory have reached an agreement to share 12,000 images documenting installations exhibited at the museum since its opening in 1977.
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Images from the permanent collection of the Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens
ARTstor is collaborating with the Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens to share approximately 1,100 images from its permanent collection in the Digital Library.
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Tips & tools
RenĂ© Magritte | The Eye, c. 1932/35 | The Art Institute of Chicago Collection | © 2009 C. Herscovici, London / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New YorkARTstor Mobile to the rescue
ARTstor Mobile to the rescue! Watch this video to see how Sarah Martha Shipman, an MFA candidate at the Savannah College of Art and Design, uses the Digital Library on her mobile device.
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