ⓘ Category:Arts databases

Art & Architecture Thesaurus

The Art & Architecture Thesaurus is a controlled vocabulary used for describing items of art, architecture, and material culture. The AAT contains generic terms, such as "cathedral," but no proper names, such as "Cathedral of Notre Dame." The AAT is used by, among others, museums, art libraries, archives, catalogers, and researchers in art and art history. The AAT is a thesaurus in compliance with ISO and NISO standards including ISO 2788, ISO 25964 and ANSI/NISO Z39.19. The AAT is a structured vocabulary of 55661 concepts as of January 2020, including 131.000 terms, descriptions, bibliogr ...

ArtCyclopedia

The Artcyclopedia only deals with art that can be viewed online, and indexes 2.300 art sites from museums and galleries, with links to around 180.000 artworks by 8.500 renowned artists. The site has also started to compile a list of art galleries and auction houses.

Arts in Second Life

Arts in Second Life is an artistic area of a 3D social network that has served, since 2003, as a platform for various artistic pursuits and exhibitions. SL Photography is one of the most popular forms of artistic expression with images known as "snapshots" produced while travelling through Second Life s virtual environment. Many of these snapshots are displayed through various mediums that include Art Galleries, Machinima websites and Second Life Magazines.

Cultural Objects Name Authority

The Cultural Objects Name Authority is a project by the Getty Research Institute to create a controlled vocabulary containing authority records for cultural works, including architecture and movable works such as paintings, sculpture, prints, drawings, manuscripts, photographs, textiles, ceramics, furniture, other visual media such as frescoes and architectural sculpture, performance art, archaeological artifacts, and various functional objects that are from the realm of material culture and of the type collected by museums. The focus of CONA is works cataloged in scholarly literature, mus ...

Mapping the Practice and Profession of Sculpture in Britain and Ireland 1851–1951

Mapping the Practice and Profession of Sculpture in Britain and Ireland 1851–1951 is an online database of sculptors and their works. It is the result of a three-year research programme, funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council and the British Academy. The project was a partnership between University of Glasgow, the Victoria and Albert Museum and the Henry Moore Institute, with systems development being carried out by the Humanities Advanced Technology and Information Institute. The project represents the first authoritative study of sculptors, related businesses and trades, art ...

Mormon Literature & Creative Arts

Mormon Literature & Creative Arts is a database of Latter-day Saint media and creators. It contains entries on film, music, and writings, as well as directors, composers, and writers. It is "an important critical resource that seeks to comprehensively list literary writings and associated artistic works by and about Mormons". As evidenced by its name, it launched as a catalogue of Mormon authors and literature in the mid-1990s by Gideon Burton, a BYU English professor. It was further expanded as a relational database called the Mormon Literature Database in 2003, and in 2007 was expanded t ...