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This guide contains library resources on the Fine Arts, as well as links to internal and external sources on these subjects.
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Recommended Open Educational Resources for Fine Arts (updated 7/5/23)
Art History I
An open access textbook on the history of Art and Architecture from Prehistory to the Medieval Gothic period.
Art History II
An open access textbook on the continued history of Art and Architecture beginning with the Proto-Renaissance and concluding with current day installation art.
Black Matrilineage, Photography, and Representation: Another Way of Knowing
An open access book on the representations of Black motherhood.
Debates in the Digital Humanities
An open access book on current topics and debated in the digital humanities.
Hip Hop, Art, and Visual Culture
An open access book on hip hop and visual cultures.
Introduction to Art
An open access textbook that serves as an introduction to art and art history.
Jacob Lawrence in Seattle
An open access book that explores the life and art of Jacob Lawrence.
Moving Pictures: An Introduction to Cinema
An open access introductory to Film Studies textbook.
Open Music Theory
An open access book on the fundamentals and concepts of music theory.
EdX - Teaching Critical Thinking Through Art with the National Gallery of Art
An open access EdX course on teaching critical thinking through art.
Google Arts & Culture
A Google site that includes collections of images, art, videos, and more.
Metropolitan Museum of Art
A collection of images from the Met in the public domain.
National Gallery of Art Collection
A collection of images and art in the public domain that can also be downloaded.
Wikimedia Commons Search
A collection of freely usable media files to which anyone can contribute.
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