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December 21, 2010

Season’s Greetings, New York Style!

The Artstor staff wishes you happy holidays with some extraordinary images of our hometown of New York City during the holiday season stemming back to the 19th century. For example, the crowds of shoppers in D. Rellam’s print from 1874, “Holiday Greens–A Scene in Washington Market, New York” 1 are recognizable today. While the market […]

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December 10, 2010

Artstor Travel Awards 2011

While the digital age is opening up new ways of using images of the world’s cultural heritage in teaching and scholarship, there is no substitute for engaging with original works and sites or primary source material, or for attending conferences with colleagues. In recognition of this need, Artstor is providing five travel awards in the […]

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December 10, 2010

Artstor and Avery Library Awarded IMLS National Leadership Grant

The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) has awarded a three-year National Leadership grant to Artstor and The Avery Architectural & Fine Arts Library at Columbia University. The funds will be used to support the new Built Works Registry (BWR), a community-generated data resource for architectural works and the built environment. BWR will be […]

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November 10, 2010

Ten Questions for Judy Chicago

Judy Chicago, The Dinner Party, 1974-1979, © Judy Chicago Photo © Donald Woodman, | Judy Chicago, Turn Over a New Leaf (from Resolutions: A Stitch in Time), 2000, © Judy Chicago Photo © Donald Woodman, | Judy Chicago and Donald Woodman, Bones of Treblinka (from the Holocaust Project), 1988, © Judy Chicago, […]

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October 4, 2010

Artstor Joins National Digital Stewardship Alliance as Founding Member

Artstor is pleased to serve as a founding member of the National Digital Stewardship Alliance (NDSA) along with 50 other prominent organizations. As an outgrowth of the National Digital Information Infrastructure and Preservation Program (NDIIPP), the NDSA is headed by the Library of Congress as “a collaborative effort among government agencies, educational institutions, nonprofit organizations, […]

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May 13, 2010

Artstor Travel Award Winners 2010

Congratulations to the five winners of Artstor Travel Awards 2010! The following winners will receive $1,500 each to be used for their own teaching and research travel needs over the course of the next year.* Travel Award 2010 Winners Sara Nair James Professor of Art History, Mary Baldwin College A course with no book? Artstor […]

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April 10, 2010

Teaching with Artstor: Proportion and perspective for K-12

Proportion and Perspective Steven Wills, Coordinator, Wachovia Education Resource Center, Philadelphia Museum of Art  This image group is meant to supplement a lesson in a middle-school math class that deals with measurement and proportion — usually in the context of geometry. There are several purposes of the image group, specifically: to help visual learners see […]

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February 4, 2010

Artstor Travel Awards 2010

The Artstor Travel Awards program will provide five research travel awards in the amount of $1,500 each to support educational and scholarly activities. While the digital age is opening up new approaches and techniques for using images of the world’s cultural heritage as evidence in teaching and scholarship, there is no substitute for engagement with […]

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July 23, 2009

Artstor celebrates the life and work of James Conlon

Artstor celebrates the life and work of James Conlon, Director of the Visual Media Center at Columbia University, who passed away suddenly on July 17, 2009 at the young age of 37. He was a wonderful friend, colleague, and champion for the use of new technologies to enable the documentation and study of cultural heritage […]

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April 25, 2008

Society of Architectural Historians Architectural Visual Resources Network

The Society of Architectural Historians (SAH) has received a generous grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to develop the SAH Architecture Visual Resource Network (SAH AVRN) a dynamic online library of architectural and landscape images for research and teaching. To develop content for SAH AVRN, SAH is collaborating with scholars and librarians from partner […]

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