The Metropolitan Museum of Art has put over 420,000 images of objects in their collection online for viewing and use in The Collection Online. Browse by artist, medium, location, date, etc or search for an image.
This gingerbread house is an entry in Stockholm's Centre for Architecture and Design gingerbread house competition. The designer (in the 12 and under category) said it's designed for an elf troll. Happy Holidays!
The 1956-65 expeditions to Mount Sinai by art historians George Forsyth of the University of Michigan and Kurt Weitzmann of Princeton University offer a rich trove of color photographs from the Monastery of Saint Catherine's icon collection. The Princeton University Visual Resources Collection has recently put 1,200 of these images online and will be adding another 2,000.
Release of Photogrammar: a map interface for finding photographs of America from 1935-1946.
Time to visit Detroit, a city rich with history and less than an hour away.
The German architect and engineer Frei Otto (1925-2015) has been posthumously awarded this year's Pritzker Architecture Prize. Best known for his work with lightweight tensile and membrane structures, he founded and led the Institute for Lightweight Structures at the University of Stuttgart. Numerous images of his work are in the AAEL Digital Image library.
Check out the exhibit of Corine Vermeulen's photos from the Detroit Walk-in Portrait Studio, now at the Detroit Institute of Arts! The online portion offers a generous sampling of the portraits of community members, and includes transcripts of the individuals' thoughts about their city.
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