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ARTstor Workshop: Get Started

Using ARTstor images in your educational and scholarly activities

About this Workshop

In this hands-on workshop, participants will find out how to use ARTstor images in instruction, handouts, presentations, publications and other educational and scholarly activities.

About ARTstor

Using ARTstor Images - Workshop Outline

Workshop Format

This workshop will be about one hour in length. Each topic will include

  • Information: about 10 minutes of demonstration and discussion
  • Hands-on exercise: 10 minutes to complete an activity related to the demo

Outline

  1. Finding images in the ARTstor database
  2. Image analysis: tools for display and analysis
    • Display options
    • Image viewer tools
    • Side - by - side comparisons
  3. Techniques for sharing images
  4. Permitted uses of ARTstor images

Content Overview

A selection of artists included in ARTstor:

  • Umberto Boccioni
  • Alexander Calder
  • Paul Cézanne
  • Marc Chagall
  • Giorgio de Chirico
  • Salvador Dalí'
  • Marcel Duchamp
  • Paul Gauguin
  • Natalia Goncharova
  • Frida Kahlo
  • Georgia O'Keeffe
  • Paul Klee
  • Henri Matisse
  • Piet Mondrian
  • Claude Monet
  • Pablo Picasso
  • Jackson Pollock
  • Vincent van Gogh
  • Andy Warhol

ARTstor created sixteen object classification terms and applied them all to the image records:

  • Architecture and City Planning (208872)
  • Decorative Arts, Utilitarian Objects and Interior Design (64838)
  • Drawings and Watercolors (35377)
  • Fashion, Costume and Jewelry (14751)
  • Film, Audio, Video and Digital Art (576)
  • Garden and Landscape (7553)
  • Graphic Design and Illustration (7254)
  • Humanities and Social Sciences (36481)
  • Manuscripts and Manuscript Illuminations (104310)
  • Maps, Charts and Graphs (3310)
  • Paintings (121819)
  • Performing Arts (including Performance Art) (4201)
  • Photographs (163190)
  • Prints (81225)
  • Science, Technology and Industry (2016)
  • Sculpture and Installations (87124)

Based on the images, the ARTstor collection shows strengths in these topics…

  • African-American Studies
  • American Studies
  • Anthropology
  • Architecture & Architectural History
  • Asian Studies
  • Classical Studies
  • Design & Decorative Studies
  • Foreign Languages and Literature
  • Literacy Studies
  • Maps, Graphs & Charts
  • Medieval Studies
  • Middle Eastern Studies
  • Music History
  • Native American Studies
  • Photography
  • Religious Studies
  • Renaissance Studies
  • Theater & Dance
  • Women’s Studies

To find out more about these collections, see ARTstor's collections by topic overview.

Your Instructor

Nancy Collins, Liaison Librarian