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Blog Topic: Collection release

July 25, 2023

New on Artstor: 5,000 images of recent events from Magnum Photos

Artstor has released 5,000 new images from Magnum Photos on the JSTOR platform, bringing the collection to more than 136,000 items. Our first JSTOR-only licensed image launch features photojournalistic coverage of momentous geopolitical events from 2021 and 2022, including global protests, the lives of political and economic refugees, the devastation of climate change, and much […]

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May 31, 2022

New: Global Art and Culture from Art Resource

A collection of world art has been added to the Art Resource collection in Artstor: approximately 1,500 images from the National Palace Museum, Taipei, The Rubin Museum of Art, Mingei International Museum, and The Newark Museum of Art. The selection features art from China, the Himalayas, Latin America, and Africa. The collections are presented in […]

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April 28, 2022

New: 5,000 images from Magnum Photos

An additional launch of 5,000 shots from the Magnum Photos collection provides a panorama of events across the world and brings the Artstor corpus from the cooperative to more than 130,000 photographs. At Magnum, dozens of photographers and photojournalists are perpetually seeking out stories and offering their visions: the unique perspectives of many members are […]

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January 25, 2022

A.A. Schomburg: Collector of lost histories

Artstor has released more than 2,000 images from The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, a world-leading cultural institution devoted to the research, preservation, and exhibition of materials focused on African American, African Diaspora, and African experiences. The center was named after its chief early contributor, Arthur Schomburg. You can access this collection freely […]

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January 14, 2022

New: Open images from the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture

Open Artstor: Smithsonian National Museum of African American History & Culture is now available in Artstor, featuring a selection of approximately 2,500 images under Creative Commons licenses. This is part of an initiative to aggregate open museum, library, and archive collections across disciplines on both resources. We are proud to present this content, along with […]

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June 1, 2021

Artstor images now discoverable on JSTOR

We are currently working on integrating Artstor on JSTOR. When you search JSTOR today you will find Artstor’s 2+ million images in your results, bringing together critical scholarship and high-quality images on one platform. As the year progresses, we will be adding tools for working and teaching with images, making your experience even better. We […]

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April 28, 2021

The Arthur Szyk collection

A landmark offering of 500 new images by one of America’s most celebrated political artists during World War II. Scholar and author Irvin Ungar has recently contributed the Arthur Szyk collection to Artstor, consisting of 500 images by acclaimed World War-II era Polish-Jewish artist Arthur Szyk (b. 1894, Łódź, Poland – d. 1951, New Canaan, […]

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March 31, 2021

Additional images from the Minneapolis College of Art and Design (MCAD)

Collection: Minneapolis College of Art and Design Collection Contributor: Minneapolis College of Art and Design (MCAD) Content: The Minneapolis College of Art and Design (MCAD) has contributed 1,350 additional images to their collection in Artstor, bringing the total to 2,800. The eclectic teaching collection includes iconic works present in art history curricula. All images were […]

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