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Watch over 300 hours of video, listen to a podcast, test yourself on 60s culture and discover artists from Turner to Hirst.

Art and Optics
Discusses a startling new theory being advanced by world-renowned artist David Hockney that as far back as the 1420s, Master Painters in the High Tradition were deploying optical devices to render lifelike images of people and their surroundings.

High quality resolution images of great art from around the Web, updated daily.

The Artist's Toolkit
Explore the tools that artists use like line, colour and balance to build works of art.

British Library Art and Images
From the beautiful to the bizarre, explore the many ways in which visual images communicate ideas.

Make Belief Comix
Create your own comic strip - it's easy and fun!

Modernism: Designing a New World 1914-1939
Created from a past exhibition at the V&A Museum, the site includes activities such as designing your own Modernist poster.

How Art Made the World
The epic story of how humans made Art and how Art made us human.

Originally designed for visually impaired people interested in Art, i-Map uses audio and animation to build toward an understanding of selected artists work.

A Timeline of Art History
Created by the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the timeline is an exploration of art from prehistory to the present day. Check out the 'First Time User' button for a tutorial on how to get the most of the timeline.

Medici: Godfathers of the Renaissance
Between 1300 and 1600 the Western world was transformed by a wave of artistic and cultural innovation which shattered medieval society. This was the Renaissance.

Virtual Teachers Centre Cymru: Art
Lesson activities and support materials covering artists, painting and shapes.

Art Movements Directory
A concise reference guide to the major art movements and periods. Clip Art Gallery
Choose from 100s of original clip art images - including animations.

Access Art
Visually exciting online workshops based upon arts education practice in museums and galleries. A dynamic learning tool for pupils across all key stages.

Mona Lisa - Images for a Modern World
Explores the enduring fascination of the Mona Lisa, including history, homages and parodies.

The Figure Drawing Lab
Devoted to a better understanding of the elements of the human figure and how to better portray them.

A very useful search engine for finding online images of most paintings.

The Artchive
Information on over 200 artists along with 2000 scans of art works. Also featured are sections on galleries, theory and criticism, and reviews of art-related CD-ROMs.

The Sistine Chapel
A remarkably detailed introduction to Michelangelo's magnum opus. Click on the thumbnail pictures to fill your screen with detailed images from the Sistine Chapel ceiling.

Art Detective
An adventure in art history.

Inside Art
More adventures in art history.

A dictionary of visual art.

Art History
Art history resources on the Web.

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