A SAMPLING OF EXHIBITS ONLINE
The various exhibits linked
here have not been classified. It is interesting to look through and
see just how varied are the subjects of the exhibits. You never know,
you may just find something interesting you didn't expect.
Cathedral. A Multimedia Project for the Columbia University Core Curriculum
- The Digital Design Lab
is participating in "Amiens Cathedral -- A Multimedia Project
for the Core Curriculum" a NEH-supported project with Prof.
Stephen Murray of Art History. It includes Computer generated images,
Cathedral Drawings and Construction Sequence..., Explore Amiens
Cathedral, The Geometrical Matrix of Amiens, Amiens Cathedral. Slide
Gallery, Scenes from Computer-Generated Videos, Amiens Cathedral
- The Text, Amiens Video and Music, and the AcIS Imaging Project
- Notre Dame Cathedral of Amiens, an Orderly Vision, by Professor
Crimes: The Writing on the Wall
- A gallery of graffiti
art from cities around the world
- An invitational online
exhibition of artists who are exploring the possibilities of the
Web as an art tool. Artists include: Annette Weintraub, David Schafer,
Adrianne Wortzel, Kevin Clarke, Douglas Davis and others.
- Painting, sculpture
and design in two cultures - old classic calligraphy in synthesis
with contemporary art.
- Artists living and
working in Chennai, India.
French Culture: Treasures from the Bibliothèque nationale
- On exhibit at the Library
of Congress that includes sections on Monarchs and Monasteries:
(late 8th--late 15th centuries), The Path to Royal Absolutism: (end
of the 15th -- first half of the 17th centuries), e Rise and Fall
of the Absolute Monarchy: (second half of the 17th -- end of the
18th centuries), From Empire to Democracy: (1799 to present), and
Complete Writings and Pictures of Dante Gabriel Rossetti: A Hypermedia
- An experiment in Hypermedia
that has gained a great deal of attention within the circles of
adepts. Also has great pictures and texts for those who hang out
in other circles.
Sea Scrolls Exhibit
- An exhibit at the Library
of Congress, Washington, DC that describes the historical context
of the scrolls and the Qumran community from whence they may have
originated; it also relates the story of their discovery 2,000 years
later. In addition, the exhibition encourages a better understanding
of the challenges and complexities connected with scroll research.
he exhibition is divided into five sections: 1. Introduction --
The World of the Scrolls; 2. The Qumran Library; 3.The Qumran Community;
4.Today -- 2,000 Years Later; 5.Conclusion. The original exhibtion
included nearly 100 objects: scroll fragments, artifacts from the
Qumran site, and books and illustrations from the Library of Congress'
collections. The online exhibit includes images of 12 scroll fragments
and 29 other objects loaned by the Israel Antiquities Authority
for this exhibition.
- An annual international
juried exhibition of photographs presented by The Peoria Art Guild
and by Bradley University.
- A very slow site with
images from ancient Egypt.
Ancient World Cultures
- An exhibition of WWW
sites pertaining to ancient world cultures including the Near East,
India, Egypt, China, Greece, the Roman Empire, the Islamic World,
and Medieval Europe.
- This page points to
a series of experiments to determine optimal parameters for the
network distribution of rare text page images, with navigation aids
so that the user might simply read a book online. Each book has
a table of contents which outlines the scanning parameters allows
the user to open the volume at any page. I have selected a series
of hard to find pamphlets published during the French Revolution
as the basis for these experiments, but of course, one could digitize
almost any kind of document.
India Image-based Sites
Architecture in Isfahan - Home Page
- Isfahan is one of ten
cities designated by UNESCO as a universal heritage. It contains
a wide range of Islamic Architectural styles ranging from the 11th
century (C.E.) to the 19th. This archive contains photographs and
descriptions of some of the most interesting and unusual ones. The
photographs have been for the most part taken by the author and
his wife between 1992 and 1994 and may be freely used for academic
purposes, provided an acknowledgement of the source is given. A
fun and informative site that includes a helpful section on Fundamental
Concepts of Islamic and Iranian architecture, a tourist shop where
you can get a map of the city and information on Iran from the CIA
(always found in real tourist shops).
- A web based project
which was developed by computer graphics students at John F. Kennedy
High School in the Bronx with their partners in Sweden, as part
of a ThinkQuest project to explore the mystery of the Mona Lisa.
da Vinci Home Page
- A resource for teachers
and students developed by the Museum of Science, Boston for the
Science Learning Network.
Hoen - Media Art
- Video art and computer
Library of Congress Soviet Archives
- Shortly after defeating
the attempted coup of August 1991, a group from the victorious democratic
resistance led by the chief archivist of Russia, Rudolph Pikhoia,
took over the previously top secret archives of the Central Committee
of the Communist Party and began the process of both consolidating
democratic control over all archives in Russia and attempting to
make them available for the first time for public study. This exhibit,
which will later be shown in Moscow, is a milestone in this process
the first public display of the hitherto highly secret internal
record of Soviet Communist rule.
des arts et metiers
- Bienvenue au Musee des
arts et metiers is a virtual museum of technology, depicted in Umberto
Eco's famous novel, "The Foucault's pendulum", hosts 80,000
objects and documents related with every great technical innovation.
- Online catalogue of
the printed graphic work.
- From surrealist collage
to classical portrait or pop'art, from oriental and figurative
art to photographic assemblies, Marina Obo, a contemporary Frenchwoman
painter, juggles with techniques, styles and subjects. She also
invites you to glance at her works through plays (memorizing,
jig saw puzzle...). Its collage "La Carpe" inspired
the great Portuguese poet Alexandre O'Neill for his poem "A
Museum of Singapore Art and History
- A Documentary Photography
Project by Israeli Photographer Ittai Bar-Joseph
Reborn: The Vatican Library and Renaissance Culture
- This Library of Congress
exhibit presents some 200 of the Vatican Library's most precious
manuscripts, books, and maps--many of which played a key role in
the humanist recovery of the classical heritage of Greece and Rome.
The exhibition presents the untold story of the Vatican Library
as the intellectual driving force behind the emergence of Rome as
a political and scholarly superpower during the Renaissance.
and Woodcraft by Henry Parra
- I am a Santero, a wood
carver of bultos (statues), a wood craftsman, and a painter in the
simple and humble traditions of Hispanic New Mexico.
Stained Glass Windows of the Synagogue of the Hadassah-Hebrew University
- Created by Marc Chagall
and his assistant, Charles Marq. The Windows represents the 12 sons
of the Patriarch Jacob, from whom came the Twelve Tribes of Israel.
Chagall's Windows are populated by floating figures of animals,
fish, flowers, and numerous Jewish symbols.
Gallery of Japanese contemporary art, photography and illustrations.
- A virtual exhibition
of Japanese contemporary art, photography and illustrations. From
here you can also get to the ATOM homepage which includes the Japanese
Independent Music Archives or the home of Japan Indies.
- Ylem is an international
organization of artists, scientists, authors, curators, educators,
enthusiasts who explore the intersection of the arts and sciences.
With science and technology as
driving forces in contemporary culture, YLEM members strive to bring
the humanizing and unifying
forces of art to this arena. YLEM members work in new art media
such as computers, kinetic sculpture,
interactive art, holograms, robotics, 3-D media, film, and video.
YLEM is a non-profit artists' networking
organization centered in the San Francisco Bay Area.
- Links to great stuff like the Vatican Exhibit,
the Soviet Archive Exhibit, the 1492 Exhibit, the Dead Sea Scrolls
Exhibit, the Paleontology Exhibit and the Spalato Exhibit
of Congress Electronic Exhibits
- The central location
from which you can go to any of the many exhibits either designed
by the LOC, or others of interest housed at EXPO at the University
of North Carolina.
If you have any additions,
suggestions, or contributions
contact firstname.lastname@example.org Thanks!