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Useful Online Resources
AN - Artist Information Company
Aiming to stimulate and support contemporary visual arts practice and affirm the value of artists in society.
Britannia image quest
Access to over 3 million copyright free images from 50 of the World's best collections.
VADS - Online resource for visual arts
Online access to a growing collection of visual images contributed by universities, libraries, museums and archives from across the UK, which can be used freely for educational purposes.
The Beautiful Brain explores representations of the brain in relation to contemporary neuroscience and the influence of neuroscientific methods on the visual arts, together with questions about the nature of consciousness and altered states.
Online art encyclopedia, covering artists and movements over the centuries.
Artists and Illustrators
Online version of Artists and Illustrators journal.
Gives you access to articles on art news. exhibition listings, artist interviews.
An online gallery for artists to display work.
Develops and invests in artistic and cultural experiences that enrich people's lives.
Providing information about contemporary crafts in the UK.
Explores innovation and excellence in all areas of design including industrial design, graphics and multimedia, fashion and architecture.
Stylish market place website for unique handmade and vintage items.
Manchester based supplier of a wide range of art and craft materials.
A free online library of short films about art & art history.
Manchester Art Gallery
Houses some of the most important fine and decorative art works outside London, and renowned for its 19th century British paintings.
New York Metropolitan Museum of Art
Website for this famous museum, including the Heilbrunn timeline of art history.
Download free images from Pixabay's library of over 520,000 public domain photos.
Rattan and Wicker
Information on the difference between rattan and wicker.
Whitworth Gallery Manchester
An impressive range of watercolours, prints, drawings, modern art and sculpture, with a large collection of textiles and wallpapers.
Box of Broadcasts
BoB is an on demand TV and radio service for education. Record programmes from over 65 free-to-air channels, and search the extensive archive.
With BoB you can...
Search programme transcripts and subtitles
Create your own playlists, clips and clip compilations
Embed content in your work and share on social media
One-click citation for easy academic referencing
Available on all devices
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