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ARTH 110: History and Theory of New Media

The history of art and technology introducing contemporary critical theory and practice. Course will address digital visualization, simulation, interactive network technologies in the arts and speculate on the artistic implications of advances in engineer

Image Databases


A digital library of 550,000+ images for art, architecture, the humanities, and social sciences. Includes a set of tools to view, present, and manage images for research and pedagogical purposes. Help guides available.

Visual Resources Library Image Database  
Electronic image database maintained by the Visual Resources Library in the Department of Art and Art History at SJSU.

AP Images  

An archive of photos, images and audio files from the Associated Press.


Streaming Video

Online Image Resources and Digital Collections

Many museums have searchable databases of their collections. Below are some museums and libraries with rich collections. If you know a museum has holdings of artwork you are researching, find the website and look for the "collections" feature on the website.