The American Literature Archive
a Kingsville, TX native who uses her childhood memories and
experiences to create work which recalls the traditions and
folklore of Tejano Families. Carmen's paintings and prints have
the power to make us remember our own childhood as they express
her pride in her Latino/a heritage. Also, a link to a bio
Lomas Garza, complete with RealAudio stories about her family
and her art; and a "thematic, inquiry-based art education
resource" called "Chicana
and Chicano Space"
(worth checking out), sponsored by the
at Arizona State University and the
(Coalition to Increase Minority Degrees). The CIMD site includes
links to finamcial aid resources and minority expert databases.
Finally, links to CMAS
(the Center for Mexican American Studies) and ILAS
for Latin American Studies) here at UT.
not exactly Dante, but here's one way to understand allegory:
the video of REM's Losing
with three paintings by Caravaggio
that look like models for the "renaissance" part of
and the Swan.
A variety of classical representations of Leda and Zeus.
Star meets the Searchers, Sam Deeds meets the Duke. It's
not bad enough that Sam Deeds has to contend with the ghost
of his father, Buddy, but as his gesture in the Jailhouse (scene
7) shows, he's got the
ghost of John Wayne
(in John Ford's, The Searchers) to contend with as well. And,
as we hear in a clip, the Duke was paying homage to his cowboy
hero, Harry Carey, when he struck the pose.
pictures from this 15th c. Italian Renaissance Master and paintings
Masaccio, and Piero della Francesca
-- all mentioned prominently in Hemingway's "The Revolutionist."
Picasso. An image of Picasso's "Demoiselles
Gabriel Rossetti. Images
of his wife, Elizabeth Siddal (1854), The Blessed Damozel (1875-78),
Lady Lilith (1864-73), Ecce Ancilla Domini! (The Annunciation;
1849-50), where the Virgin Mary bears a strange resemblance
to Kate Moss.
Where to Find
Memory from the Library of Congress.
Memory is the online resource compiled by the Library of Congress
National Digital Library Program. With the participation of
other libraries and archives, the program provides a gateway
to rich primary source materials relating to the history and
culture of the United States. Over one million items from the
LOC historical collections are currently available online.
Early America: Early American Digital Library.
This site offers images available for use from the Keigwin and
Mathews Collection of 18th and 19th century historical documents,
a unique digital collection of portraits, battle scenes and
views of early-day America.
Publishing Company Photographs.
This collection of photographs
from the Detroit Publishing Company Collection, 1880-1920, includes
over 25,000 glass negatives and transparencies as well as about
300 color photolithograph prints, mostly of the eastern United
States. A small group within the larger collection includes
about 900 Mammoth Plate Photographs taken by William Henry Jackson
along several railroadlines in the United States and Mexico
in the 1880s and 1890s. The group also includes views of California,
Wyoming and the Canadian Rockies.
Gerten's Fine Art - A Virtual Museum.
A privately maintained site, CGFA is nonetheless virtually
a museum of Western and Japanese Art throughout the ages. Easily
searched and very well-indexed.
Berkeley Digital Library's
Imagefinder locates images in eight digital libraries, including
DL SunSITE, the Library of Congress, Library of Virginia, and
arts and humanities. A free online service with
access to the best Web resources for education and research,
selected and evaluated by a network of subject specialists.
There are over 18,000 Web resources listed here that are
freely available by keyword searching and browsing.
of the Harlem Renaissance.
A great collection of works
from John T. Biggers to Hale Woodruff. Includes links to three
galleries of works by Loïs Mailou Jones, William H.Johnson
and Palmer Hayden.
Voice of the Shuttle: Art and Art History.
Arguably the most comprehensive
humanities site on the web. A great source for sites on all
aspects of the Humanities.
of paintings from Medieval to Modern available online. Full
screen, full color, with a tour of Paris on the side.
me to let me know if any links are broken.