Monday, March 9, 2009

ArtStor adds new images

Additional images from the Metropolitan Museum
of Art

March 5, 2009

Nearly 2,000 images from the Metropolitan Museum of Art have been added to the Digital Library. This latest release brings the total number of images from the Metropolitan Museum encyclopedic collection to more than 7,600 in the ARTstor Digital Library. Approximately 1,930 of these new images are also being made available through Images for Academic Publishing (IAP).

To view the Metropolitan Museum of Art Collection: go to the ARTstor Digital Library, browse by collection, and click "The Metropolitan Museum of Art Collection" or enter the keyword earch: "metmuseum".


ArtStor also added more than 850 new direct digital photographs of contemporary architecture in Spain from ART on FILE. In 2008, professional photographers Rob Wilkinson and Colleen Chartier documented spectacular new buildings and recent expansions in Barcelona and Madrid including: Jean Nouvel Architects (Torre Agbar, Barcelona; Parc del Centre de Polbenou, Barcelona; Museo Nacional Reina Sofia expansion, Madrid); Enric Miralles and Benedetta Tagliabue, EMBT (Santa Caterina Market, Barcelona; Diagonal Mar Park, Barcelona); Herzog & de Meuron (Edifici Forum, Barcelona; CaixaForum, Madrid); Josep Lluis Mateo, MAP Architects (International Convention Center Barcelona (CCIB); Free Zone Consortium Office Building); Albert Viaplana and Helio Pinon (Centre for Contemporary Culture Barcelona (CCCB)); Richard Meier (Barcelona Museum of Art); Richard Rogers Partnership (Barajas Airport, Madrid; Regional Archive and Library, Madrid); and Rafael Moneo (Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Madrid; Prado Museum extension, Madrid; Atacho Train Station extension), and more.

To search the collection visit www.artstor.org