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ARTstor in 4 Minutes: Download Images to PowerPoint

Click on the image to learn how to download images from ARTstor and put them in PowerPoint for a classroom presentation.

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ARTstor awarded grant to create Judith and Holofernes Collection

From ARTstor:

 

We are pleased to announce that the Jessica E. Smith and Kevin R. Brine Charitable Trust has given ARTstor a grant to build a themed collection on the story of Judith and Holofernes. This collection will be part of a larger project – The Judith Project – commissioned by the donor to enhance scholarship on The Book of Judith and its later lexical and iconographical traditions in Western culture from antiquity to the present.

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. . . make a PowerPoint presentation?

. . . create a high-quality digital image?

. . . find works of art in the VRC Collection?

. . . export a detail from Luna Insight?

. . . share a group of images in ARTstor?

The VRC can help you with all things related to digital imaging. Contact us to set up an appointment.

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ARTstor images now available at 1024 download size

We are very pleased to announce that over 95% of the images in the ARTstor Digital Library are now available for download at 1024 pixels on the long side. In response to feedback from our user community, and as a result of the relationships that we have been building with content owners, we are now making available approximately 95% of the images in the Digital Library available for larger download at 1024 pixels on the long side. This new download capacity is part of ARTstor’s ongoing effort to facilitate broad access to digital images for teaching and scholarship. Users will be permitted to download these large JPEG images for use in classroom presentation and for other noncommercial, educational uses in the software environment of their choice. Users can also continue to download images at up to 3200 pixels for offline presentations by using the ARTstor Offline Image Viewer (OIV).

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Bryn Mawr and Berlin State Museum Collections in ARTstor

Berlin State Museums

  • Greek, Hellenistic and Roman sculptures
    This first release of images from the Berlin State Museums includes 301 images of Greek, Hellenistic and Roman sculptures from the Collection of Classical Antiquities. Read more…

Bryn Mawr College

  • Classical Antiquity Lantern Slides
    The collection includes over 325 images — examples of classical architecture, architectural decoration, and sculpture – digitized from lantern slides held at the Bryn Mawr College Visual Resources Center. Read more…
  • Plans of ancient and medieval buildings and archaeological sites
    Through a partnership with ARTstor, the Visual Resources Center at Bryn Mawr College will be contributing a collection of site plans for key ancient and medieval architectural monuments and archaeological sites. There are approximately 8,000 black-and-white slides depicting archaeological and building site plans, particularly relating to the classical and ancient Near East, as well as medieval Europe. Read more…
  • Archaeological excavations from the Mellink Archive
    Through a partnership with ARTstor, approximately 4,000 images from the Mellink Archive at Bryn Mawr College will be added to the Digital Library. The images will depict archaeological sites in Turkey, including numerous images of sites that Mellink excavated herself. Read more…

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Mark Rothko and Ghiberti in ARTstor

From ARTstor.org:

  • Images from the Mark Rothko Family Collection
    ARTstor is pleased to announce the first release of images to the Mark Rothko Collection in the ARTstor Digital Library. This release includes 43 paintings scanned from eight-by-ten color transparencies not previously in public collections. Learn more
  • Ghiberti collection completed
    We are pleased to announce that we have just released the final 30 images of the Ghiberti collection, depicting the cleaned Noah panel. Along with the previously added images of the partially cleaned panel, these images further underscore the importance of the recent restoration campaign and its photographic documentation by ARTstor. Learn more

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ARTstor to add VAGA Artists to Contemporary Art Collection

ARTstor announces the addition of the following images to the collection. For assistance with ARTstor, please contact the VRC.

Modern and contemporary art from VAGA member artists
The Visual Artists and Galleries Association (VAGA) and ARTstor have reached an agreement through which approximately 4,000 images by VAGA member artists are now available to ARTstor users. More images by VAGA artists will be made available as additional collections of modern and contemporary art are added to ARTstor.

Manuscripts and early printed books from the Bodleian Library
ARTstor is pleased to announce the first launch of over 4,000 high quality images of manuscripts and early printed books from the Bodleian Library at Oxford University.

Architectural history of Venice, Italy
ARTstor has added approximately 200 photographs from Sarah Quill’s unique photographic archive depicting the buildings and civil live of Venice.

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Images from “Eyes of the Nation: A Visual History of the United States”

Booker T. Washington, ca. 1895

ARTstor is pleased to announce that 2,000 images from the Library of Congress “Eyes of the Nation” collection are now available through the ARTstor Digital Library. This collection provides a pictorial overview of American history and includes prints, posters, maps, manuscript pages, photographs, design, movie stills, and cartoons.

Booker T. Washington, ca. 1895

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Art of East Asia; Greek, Hellenistic, and Roman Sculpture

ARTstor and the University of Michigan will digitize slides from the archive associated with Asian Art Photographic Distribution, which focuses on the art of East Asia. Areas strongly represented in the archive include Chinese painting, sculpture, bronzes and ceramics, Central Asian Art, and Japanese painting. Many of the objects represented in the archive are richly documented with details.

ARTstor has just added 301 images of Greek, Hellenistic and Roman sculptures from the Collection of Classical Antiquities at the Berlin State Museums.

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Italian Frescos, Auction Archives, ARTstor Tips

What’s New in ARTstor

Two Archives from the Negative Collection at the Frick Art Reference Library – The first archive consists of over 3,000 images produced by the Italian photographic firm of Sansoni and richly documents fresco cycles and other forms of architectural decoration throughout Italy. The second archive, from A.C. Cooper and related archives, documents paintings as they passed through art auction galleries in London in the 1920s and 1930s.

Tips & Tools

Recorded Online Tutorials Now Available – Are you interested in ARTstor training? ARTstor introduces online training tutorials available for all ARTstor users at any time of day.

Sharing ARTstor Images and Image Groups through URL Links – Did you know that you can share ARTstor images or image groups with students or colleagues from your course website? Each image in ARTstor and every image group you create have stable URLs associated with them. The URLs can be emailed, embedded in Word or PowerPoint documents, or added as a link to online syllabi or resource lists. Just go to Share > Generate Image URL or Share > Generate Image Group URL.

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