Art Appraisal

A guide to appraising works of art in Utah.

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Art Images Databases



Art on the Web

The University of Utah subscribes to a number of online art databases. These databases all have something unique to offer. Some are collections of images while others are collections of online journals with a focus on art. These databases are available to all University students and staff. Please feel free to contact me via my profile box on the right side of this page, our "Ask the Library" chat box, or stop by the reference desk in the Knowledge Commons on the second floor of the Marriott Library if you need help navigating these online resources.


Art Journal Databases

Marriott Library Online Resources

Utah Artists Project. The goal of the Utah Artists Project is to improve access to information about and knowledge of the work of Utah's most prominent visual artists--beginning with a core list of 200 artists. Artist pages include biographical information, images of artwork, archive materials, and lists of ephemera.

Art Auction Sites

Artfact Live! is the world's premier live auction bidding platform, enabling collectors and dealers around the globe to bid online in real-time on over 100,000 upcoming items for sale at auction. More than 150 traditional, international auction houses host their auctions exclusively on the Artfact Live! platform.

Artnet is the place to buy, sell and research fine art online. Our online Gallery Network is the largest of its kind, with over 2,200 galleries in over 250 cities worldwide, more than 166,000 artworks by over 39,000 artists from around the globe. The Network serves dealers and art buyers alike by providing a survey of the market and its pricing trends, as well as the means to communicate instantly, inexpensively and globally.

AskART is an online database containing over 35,000 American artists from the early 16th-Century through the present. Criteria for artist inclusion are that the artist was born in the United States, spent a significant part of their career here, or although briefly in residence, created work of ongoing historical interest to Americans. Includes auction house directories and sale records.

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