Art and Design Databases


Academic Search Complete
Multi-disciplinary database provides full text articles including newspapers, magazines, and peer-reviewed (academic/scholarly) journals.

Biography in Context
Reference resources such as biographies and articles of some notable artists and designers.

CARLI Digital Collections
Digitized art and artifact collections such as the Saskia Art Images Collecton containing digitized images of paintings, sculpture and architecture, and artifacts.

NYPL Digital Gallery
The New York Public Library's image database containing a vast collection of drawings, maps, posters and many others in subject areas such as fine and decorative arts, history, perferoming arts, and others.

Saskia Art Images
The collection contains 30,000 digital images of paintings, sculpture and architecture.


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