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Tuesday, April 23, 2002

Computer Bits May 2002 - art museums and more

The May Computer Bits column is titled "Surfing the Internet: Magritte, Monet, Matisse and Munch" and should be out in print and up on the Web at the beginning of May. The column covers art search engines and image searching on the Web. Also included are links to some of the online art galleries and museums:

http://www.tate.org.uk The Tate has put almost its entire collection on its site - 50,000 works. Each work is described in detail, including title, date and media.

http://www.npg.org.uk/live/index.asp - The National Portrait Gallery in London

http://www.vam.ac.uk/ The Victoria & Albert

http://www.louvre.fr/louvrea.htm The Louvre

http://www.musee-orsay.fr:8081/ - The Musee d'Orsay

http://www.nga.gov/search/search.htm The USAn National Gallery

Great stuff.