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Department of History of Art and Architecture
School of Histories and Humanities
Introduction
to digital Art Historical re...
Department of History of Art and Architecture
School of Histories and Humanities
triarc
The Department’s Irish Art Researc...
Department of History of Art and Architecture
School of Histories and Humanities
History of Art & Architecture - The Stall...
Department of History of Art and Architecture
School of Histories and Humanities
https://www.tcd.ie/Library/
Department of History of Art and Architecture
School of Histories and Humanities
http://digitalcollections.tcd.ie/
Department of History of Art and Architecture
School of Histories and Humanities
Wikipedia is not a reliable resource.
Department of History of Art and Architecture
School of Histories and Humanities
Example:
Wikipedia entry for “Vincent van...
Department of History of Art and Architecture
School of Histories and Humanities
8672 revisions since 2001 by 2735 editors
Department of History of Art and Architecture
School of Histories and Humanities
Images: source, licensing / copyright
inf...
Department of History of Art and Architecture
School of Histories and Humanities
Google as digital Art Historical resource?
Department of History of Art and Architecture
School of Histories and Humanities
Google Advanced Search
http://www.google....
Department of History of Art and Architecture
School of Histories and Humanities
Google Images
http://images.google.ie/
Department of History of Art and Architecture
School of Histories and Humanities
Google Images
http://images.google.ie/
Department of History of Art and Architecture
School of Histories and Humanities
Google Images
http://images.google.ie/
Vi...
Department of History of Art and Architecture
School of Histories and Humanities
Department of History of Art and Architecture
School of Histories and Humanities
Google Books
http://books.google.ie/
Department of History of Art and Architecture
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Google Books
http://books.google.ie/
Department of History of Art and Architecture
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Google Scholar
http://scholar.google.com/
Department of History of Art and Architecture
School of Histories and Humanities
Google Scholar
http://scholar.google.com/
Department of History of Art and Architecture
School of Histories and Humanities
Google Maps
https://www.google.ie/maps/
Department of History of Art and Architecture
School of Histories and Humanities
Street view
Florence
Piazza del Duomo
Pan...
Department of History of Art and Architecture
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Google Maps:
Earth View
Department of History of Art and Architecture
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Google Earth
https://www.google.com/earth/
Department of History of Art and Architecture
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Google Art Project
https://www.google.com...
Department of History of Art and Architecture
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Google Art Project
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 Collections
 Exhibitions
 Research
 ...
Department of History of Art and Architecture
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British Museum http://www.britishmuseum.o...
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JSTOR
http://www.jstor.org/
Academic Jour...
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Department of History of Art and Architecture
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ARTSTOR
http://library.artstor.org/
Digit...
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PROJECT GUTENBERG
http://www.gutenberg.or...
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QUESTIONS?
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BREAK
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Primary sources
Vitruvius
The Ten Books o...
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Vitruvius The Ten Books on Architecture
R...
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Jacobus de Voragine Golden Legend
Italian...
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Giorgio Vasari Lives of the Artists
Itali...
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EXERCISE 1
Using online resources listed ...
Department of History of Art and Architecture
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EXERCISE 1
Give feedback by email (a form...
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EXERCISE 2
Visit and explore the followin...
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EXERCISE 2
Online
resources:
Ancient Egyp...
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EXERCISE 2
Give feedback by email (a form...
Department of History of Art and Architecture
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EXERCISE 1
Give feedback by email (a form...
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EXERCISE 3 (OPTIONAL)
Using the resources...
Department of History of Art and Architecture
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EXERCISE 3 (OPTIONAL)
Give feedback by em...
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CONCLUSIONS
Your priorities:
reading list...
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badzmiek@tcd.ie
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Introduction to digital art-historical resources 2015/2016

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Department of History of Art and Architecture
BA | Two Subject Moderatorship History of Art (TSM) 2015/2016
HA1006: Introduction to the Practice of Art History I
Introduction to digital art historical resources

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Introduction to digital art-historical resources 2015/2016

  1. 1. Department of History of Art and Architecture School of Histories and Humanities Introduction to digital Art Historical resources Karolina Badzmierowska
  2. 2. Department of History of Art and Architecture School of Histories and Humanities triarc The Department’s Irish Art Research Centre https://www.tcd.ie/History_of_Art/research/centres/triarc/ http://www.librarything.com/catalog/TRIARC
  3. 3. Department of History of Art and Architecture School of Histories and Humanities History of Art & Architecture - The Stalley Collection (Digital Image Collection) Prof. Roger Stalley's archive of photographs of medieval art and architecture Medieval History Research Centre - The Barry Archaeological Archive (Digital Image Collection) Digital Images relating to the archaeology of medieval Ireland and Europe TRIARC - Crookshank-Glin Collection (Digital Image Collection) Images of Irish art c.1600-c1940 donated by Prof. Anne Crookshank and Dr Desmond Fitzgerald, Knight of Glin TRIARC - Edwin Rae Collection (Digital Image Collection) Images of Irish architecture and sculpture c.1300-1600 and related materials donated by Prof. Edwin Rae TRIARC - Modern and Contemporary Irish Art Collection (Digital Image Collection) Images of Irish art c. 1940 ? present History of Art (Scholarly Publications) History of Art Teaching Collection (Digital Image Collection) Irish Gothic Architecture (Digital Image Collection) TARA (Trinity’s Access to Research Archive) http://www.tara.tcd.ie/
  4. 4. Department of History of Art and Architecture School of Histories and Humanities https://www.tcd.ie/Library/
  5. 5. Department of History of Art and Architecture School of Histories and Humanities http://digitalcollections.tcd.ie/
  6. 6. Department of History of Art and Architecture School of Histories and Humanities Wikipedia is not a reliable resource.
  7. 7. Department of History of Art and Architecture School of Histories and Humanities Example: Wikipedia entry for “Vincent van Gogh”
  8. 8. Department of History of Art and Architecture School of Histories and Humanities 8672 revisions since 2001 by 2735 editors
  9. 9. Department of History of Art and Architecture School of Histories and Humanities Images: source, licensing / copyright information and quality vary!
  10. 10. Department of History of Art and Architecture School of Histories and Humanities Google as digital Art Historical resource?
  11. 11. Department of History of Art and Architecture School of Histories and Humanities Google Advanced Search http://www.google.com/advanced_search
  12. 12. Department of History of Art and Architecture School of Histories and Humanities Google Images http://images.google.ie/
  13. 13. Department of History of Art and Architecture School of Histories and Humanities Google Images http://images.google.ie/
  14. 14. Department of History of Art and Architecture School of Histories and Humanities Google Images http://images.google.ie/ Visually similar images The same image but different sizes and sources
  15. 15. Department of History of Art and Architecture School of Histories and Humanities
  16. 16. Department of History of Art and Architecture School of Histories and Humanities Google Books http://books.google.ie/
  17. 17. Department of History of Art and Architecture School of Histories and Humanities Google Books http://books.google.ie/
  18. 18. Department of History of Art and Architecture School of Histories and Humanities Google Scholar http://scholar.google.com/
  19. 19. Department of History of Art and Architecture School of Histories and Humanities Google Scholar http://scholar.google.com/
  20. 20. Department of History of Art and Architecture School of Histories and Humanities Google Maps https://www.google.ie/maps/
  21. 21. Department of History of Art and Architecture School of Histories and Humanities Street view Florence Piazza del Duomo Panoramic view (photo sphere) Florence Santa Maria Novella
  22. 22. Department of History of Art and Architecture School of Histories and Humanities Google Maps: Earth View
  23. 23. Department of History of Art and Architecture School of Histories and Humanities Google Earth https://www.google.com/earth/
  24. 24. Department of History of Art and Architecture School of Histories and Humanities Google Art Project https://www.google.com/culturalinstitute
  25. 25. Department of History of Art and Architecture School of Histories and Humanities Google Art Project https://www.google.com/culturalinstitute
  26. 26. Department of History of Art and Architecture School of Histories and Humanities  Collections  Exhibitions  Research  Learning  Library  Archive  Publications Museum Websites – what to look for?
  27. 27. Department of History of Art and Architecture School of Histories and Humanities British Museum http://www.britishmuseum.org/ The National Gallery (UK) http://www.nationalgallery.org.uk/ Metropolitan Museum of Art http://www.metmuseum.org/ MOMA http://www.moma.org/ TATE http://www.tate.org.uk/ National Gallery of Art (US) http://www.nga.gov/ The Rijksmuseum https://www.rijksmuseum.nl
  28. 28. Department of History of Art and Architecture School of Histories and Humanities JSTOR http://www.jstor.org/ Academic Journals Primary sources, Books Login Login via an institution Trinity College Dublin
  29. 29. Department of History of Art and Architecture School of Histories and Humanities
  30. 30. Department of History of Art and Architecture School of Histories and Humanities ARTSTOR http://library.artstor.org/ Digital Images Library
  31. 31. Department of History of Art and Architecture School of Histories and Humanities PROJECT GUTENBERG http://www.gutenberg.org/ Ebooks
  32. 32. Department of History of Art and Architecture School of Histories and Humanities QUESTIONS?
  33. 33. Department of History of Art and Architecture School of Histories and Humanities BREAK
  34. 34. Department of History of Art and Architecture School of Histories and Humanities Primary sources Vitruvius The Ten Books on Architecture Jacobus de Voragine Golden Legend Giorgio Vasari Lives of the Most Eminent Painters, Sculptors & Architects
  35. 35. Department of History of Art and Architecture School of Histories and Humanities Vitruvius The Ten Books on Architecture Roman architect and engineer | 1st century BC 3 principles of good architecture Firmitas / solid Utilitas / useful Venustas / beautiful Human body as a source of architectural proportion Leonardo da Vinci | Vitruvian Man | 1492 Pen, ink, watercolour and metalpoint on paper 343 x 245 mm Gallerie dell'Accademia, Venice
  36. 36. Department of History of Art and Architecture School of Histories and Humanities Jacobus de Voragine Golden Legend Italian chronicler and archbishop of Genoa | 13th century A collection of factual and fictional stories from the saints' lives • The most widely read book, after the Bible, during the late Middle Ages • The most important source and “a guide’ to saints’ attributes and iconography Artist Unknown | St. Patrick (Detail) | Late 13th c. Jacobus de Voragine Golden Legend Illuminated manuscript The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens, San Marino, California
  37. 37. Department of History of Art and Architecture School of Histories and Humanities Giorgio Vasari Lives of the Artists Italian painter, architect and writer | 16th century A compendium of biographies of the artists from the late Middle Ages to Vasari’s time • one of the principal resources for study of the art and artists of the Italian Renaissance • the first art history book Title page of Giorgio Vasari’s ‘The Lives of the Most Excellent Italian Architects, Painters and Sculptors’ 1st Edition, Florence, 1550 Library, National Gallery of Art, Washington
  38. 38. Department of History of Art and Architecture School of Histories and Humanities EXERCISE 1 Using online resources listed in the presentation, find one copy of each of the three books and save it to your IPAH Digital Notebook: Vitruvius The Ten Books on Architecture Jacobus de Voragine Golden Legend Giorgio Vasari Lives of the Most Eminent Painters, Sculptors & Architects
  39. 39. Department of History of Art and Architecture School of Histories and Humanities EXERCISE 1 Give feedback by email (a form will be sent by email in Week 1) Was it easy / difficult? If you found a few digital editions of the same book what made you to decide which one is the best to keep? Any other comments?
  40. 40. Department of History of Art and Architecture School of Histories and Humanities EXERCISE 2 Visit and explore the following online resources. Think about them as art historical resource and give a feedback on each by email (a form will be sent by email in Week 1) List the following (with examples): 3-5 characteristics of a reliable online resource 3-5 characteristics of not a reliable resource
  41. 41. Department of History of Art and Architecture School of Histories and Humanities EXERCISE 2 Online resources: Ancient Egypt Online http://www.ancientegyptonline.co.uk/ Skenographia Project http://www.skenographia.cch.kcl.ac.uk/ Digital Karnak http://dlib.etc.ucla.edu/projects/Karnak/ The Corpus of Medieval Narrative Art http://www.medievalart.org.uk/ The Bayeux Tapestry Digital Edition http://www.sd-editions.com/bayeux/ Gothic Past http://www.gothicpast.com/
  42. 42. Department of History of Art and Architecture School of Histories and Humanities EXERCISE 2 Give feedback by email (a form will be sent by email in Week 1) Was it easy / difficult? What resource would you rate on the top and why? Any other comments?
  43. 43. Department of History of Art and Architecture School of Histories and Humanities EXERCISE 1 Give feedback by email (a form will be sent by email in Week 1) Was it easy / difficult? If you found a few digital editions of the same book what made you to decide which one is the best to keep? Any other comments?
  44. 44. Department of History of Art and Architecture School of Histories and Humanities EXERCISE 3 (OPTIONAL) Using the resources from the presentation, search for information about Folio 32v, Book of Kells: ‘Christ enthroned’ and find: • 2 articles • 2 books • the best reproduction • 3 different looking reproductions • 1 map
  45. 45. Department of History of Art and Architecture School of Histories and Humanities EXERCISE 3 (OPTIONAL) Give feedback by email (a form will be sent by email in Week 1) Was it easy / difficult? Which resource did you find the most challenging to use? Any other comments?
  46. 46. Department of History of Art and Architecture School of Histories and Humanities CONCLUSIONS Your priorities: reading list, recommended online resources and consultations with the librarian Information (digital) literacy: finding, assessing, evaluating, using and referencing information Be critical about online resources.
  47. 47. Department of History of Art and Architecture School of Histories and Humanities badzmiek@tcd.ie http://www.tcd.ie/History_of_Art/ Department of History of Art and Architecture, Trinity College Dublin @TCDArtHist Karolina Badzmierowska

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