If your summer plans don’t include a visit to an art museum, but you’d still like to take in a few masterpieces, check out this week’s links. From the Great Masters to independent contemporary artists, there’s something for everyone. Best of all, you don’t need to leave your comfortable porch chair!
This beautiful collection of portraits of women?500 years? worth?is sure to inspire and intrigue. It’s also fascinating to watch the changes in how artists have portrayed their portrait subjects. What does it say about how we’ve changed as a society?
Google Art Project makes fine art easily accessible to all. Working with museums and archives to create a diverse collection, it takes the reader into galleries all over the world.
The New and Unknown
Prefer something a little different? deviantART is a social network for independent artists to share their work with the public. Browse through the selection?you might just discover the next great artist.