By Janelle Yahne
Library Circulation Associate
Databases are great, but what about amazing websites? Check out our Internet resources page to find great websites on a variety of topics ranging from the visual arts to legal references. It is a great starting point that will save time on finding a reputable website.
Artbabble.org is a great site to learn about contemporary artists, or to find lectures on a variety of art topics. This website, along with many others, can be found under Internet resources page on our website. Below are links and tidbits about topics that I find interesting in Artbabble.
Cindy Sherman is a conceptual portrait photographer who uses herself as a model. She has been doing photography since the mid-1970’s with concepts ranging from social commentary to fashion. Artbabble.org and our library have more information on photography and technique.
Cindy Sherman on Artbabble
- After the Revolution: Women Who Transformed Contemporary Art
- Cindy Sherman: the complete untitled film stills.
- Cindy Sherman: a Retrospective
Detroit Institute of Arts Museum is an exceptional place that has a large permanent collection. To see upcoming exhibitions, visit their website http://www.dia.org/. But if you can’t make it to Detroit, here are some books and videos on the that are available at artbabble.org and our library catalog:
- American paintings in the Detroit Institute of Arts
- The Dodge collection of eighteenth-century French and English art in the Detroit Institute of Arts
- Gods, saints, & heroes : Dutch painting in the age of Rembrandt
- Corinthian Attic Vases in the Detroit Institute of Arts
- The Villanovan, Etruscan, and Hellenistic Collections in the Detroit Institute of Arts
Who is your favorite artist?