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MERLOT II


    

Personal Collection Detail View


20th Century Art & Artists

by Katie Fuster
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Modern and postmodern art and artists from around the world.

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1.

Cubism & Picasso's Still Life with Chair Caning


Added 11/30/2006
Audio and animated discussion of Picasso's Still-Life with Chair Caning.
2.

The Guitar Is Art: Rhythms of Art & Design In The 20th Century


Added 11/30/2006
This exhibition is a collaboration of The Museum Of Modern Art, New York, and The Museum of Musical Instruments. It explores the historical and aesthetic relationship between traditional visual art and the guitar. Stunning works from such masters as Renoir, Kandinsky and Vermeer are juxtaposed with exemplary guitars from Gibson, Martin, Fender and Prairie State.
3.

Saving & Displaying loc.gov's Multimedia Resources


Added 11/30/2006
Practical tips and hands-on practice in downloading, saving, and displaying the Library's multimedia digital resources in your work.
4.

NGA: Exploring Themes in American Art


Added 11/30/2006
National Gallery of Art's teaching materials on American art. These materials link art with American history and culture.
5.

New York Public Library Digital Gallery


Added 11/30/2006
The NYPL Digital Gallery provides access to over 300,000 images digitized from primary sources and printed rarities in the collections of The New York Public Library, including illuminated manuscripts, historical maps, vintage posters, rare prints and photographs, illustrated books, printed ephemera, and more.
6.

The Genius of Lloyd Loar: 1920-1924


Added 11/30/2006
The roaring '20s was a period of blatant disregard for laws, boundaries, and tradition. It was also an age of invention. In 1922 a brilliant acoustic engineer named Lloyd Loar developed the Mastermodel series of acoustic instruments and invented the first solidbody electric viola. Loar was the architect of the modern stringed instrument. This collection features the entire Gibson Mastermodel series and Lloyd Loar's personal instruments, which include his electric-viola, mando-viola, and musical saw.
7.

World Images Kiosk


Added 11/30/2006
The WorldImages database contains almost 50,000 images, is global in coverage and is not limited to art. WorldImages is accessible anywhere and its images can be freely used for non-profit educational purposes. The images can be located using many search techniques, and for convenience they are organized into some 440 portfolios. Portfolio categories include the following WorldImages sets: Art & Art History, Cultural & Social Interactions, History, Politics & Warfare, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Music, Drama & Literature, Natural World, People & Portraits, Religion, Myth & Magic, and Material Culture & Daily Life.
8.

Art History


Added 11/30/2006
This packed web site is for those with a thirst for art, magnificent landscapes, portraits, and photos. Huntfor.com gives the different art areas and there own little sub groups. This site also explains the why; in the art of the time. The history of art contained in this site is very descriptive, and is actually interesting to read.
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