Art History: Images

A library research guide that directs students to recommended and specialized online and print resources for their study of topics within Art History.

PowerPoint Tip

For help with sizing images appropriately for your PowerPoint presentations, check out this short YouTube tutorial video produced by the Visual Resources Center in the School of Architecture at the University to Texas-Austin. Now you know ....

Select Resources for Images

VERY USEFUL research guides!


ARTstor is the premier image database for art historians. While images for more modern and contemporary art may be a little limited, those addressing your interdisciplinary research needs are growing!

  • search more than one million images and 360°-panoramas of art, architecture, cultural objects, maps, ephemera, and more
  • viewing tools include zoom and pan
  • you are able to download presentation-quality image files to your computer and you can directly import images into your PowerPoint presentations
  • you can create folders or study collections within ARTstor

To use ARTstor from of-campus, you must first register a personal account within ARTstor while on a campus computer. 

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