Headdress, 19th–20th century
Bamana peoples; Mali
Wood, metal bands
H. 35 2/3 in. (male), 28 in. (female)
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Gift of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1964 (1978.412.435)
The guide to great art online! Art cyclopedia gives you information on the world's top artists and some artists you may not know about.
Explore current exhibitions, collection highlights and artist profiles of the many women artists featured at the National Museum of Women in the Arts. Search among women visual artists from the 15th century to today. New content is being added.
A Short History of Smarthistory
Smarthistory.org is a free, not-for-profit, multi-media web-book designed as a dynamic enhancement (or even substitute) for the traditional art history textbook.
Art Project by Google
Explore museums from around the world, discover and view hundreds of artworks at incredible zoom levels, and even create and share your own collection of masterpieces.
NYARC Discovery brings together the resources from The Frick Collection, Brooklyn Museum, and the Museum of Modern Art. Search for books, articles, exhibition catalogs, auction catalogs and so much more for artists dating from ancient Egypt to contemporary art. Some resources may only be available at the participating institutions but The Frick, Brooklyn Museum and MoMA are open to the public and encourage researchers to visit.
Provides a structured vocabulary of around 125,000 terms, scope notes, and other information for describing fine art, architecture, decorative arts, archival materials, and material culture.
A unique resource developed by the Cleveland Institute of Art. Use the index to search for select publications on artists, artists groups, photographers, craftspeople, designers, and design firms. Items can be found in the Cleveland Institute of Art's catalog. Use WorldCat to locate sources near you.