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Fw: image search engine

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Linda Kelty (lckelty)
Fri, 4 Jun 1999 22:02:55 -0400

>For Agnes Bertiz:
> Free -- a search engine that looks for images!
> Arriba Vista is a search engine that quickly delivers
> images to your screen for downloading and saving.
> Great for book reports, Web sites, greeting cards,
> and having fun. Check it out!


Visual Understanding in Education web site at

:This one is great.

Artcyclopedia at is a website with a database of
art oriented websites. Enter the name of an artist and it will give you
connections through it's own database or connections to other websites with
related information.

> ====
> Arts
> ====
> "East Building Architectural Tour" shows several photographs &
> accompanying discussion of the East Building of the National
> Gallery of Art, which opened in 1978. The tour is centered around
> the architectural features of the building itself rather than the
> art works exhibited. Audio commentaries from the designer of the
> building, I.M. Pei, & the director of the Gallery, Earl A. Powell
> III, are available. (NGA)
> "The Emergence of New Genres" exhibits 6 Italian paintings of the
> late 16th & early 17th centuries that show the establishment of
> landscape, still life, & genre paintings as subjects worthy of the
> finest artists for the first time since antiquity. (NGA)
> "Raphael" shows paintings of the youngest of the 3 painters who
> epitomize the High Renaissance. According to the exhibit, "What
> Leonardo achieved by sheer intellect & Michelangelo through
> passionate intuition, Raphael acquired by persistent study &
> assimilation." (NGA)
> "Spanish Painting in the Seventeenth Century" shows 7 paintings of
> what has been called the "Golden Age of Spanish Painting." (NGA)
> "Venice & the North" is a tour of 16th century Italian painters who
> lived in areas largely under Venetian control. The site discusses
> the interplay of influences of both the Protestant Reformation in
> areas bordering just north of where these painters worked & the
> Catholic Counter-Reformation response. (NGA)
> "Whistler, Sargent, & Tanner -- Americans Abroad in the Late 1800s"
> shows several paintings of 3 American painters who not only studied
> abroad but chose to remain abroad. (NGA)