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Free Resources for Art Historical Research
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Aggregations of Open Access Content
The following links are search portals of content that is all open access.
Getty Research Portal
The Getty Research Portal is an online search platform providing global access to digitized art history texts in the public domain. The Portal is comprised of catalog records that link to full, digitized texts held at contributing institutions. Fundamental art history texts, rare books, and related literature that are not restricted by copyright are included. Also included are historical auction sales catalogs. As the Portal's contributions grow, its scope will widen to include more texts about non-Western art.
Open Access Resources from Prominent Publishers
These humanities publishers offer open access content, but usually you will have to complete a search before you can limit your results to open access.
Other Free Arts Resources
An online repository of avant-garde art in all forms. The film and video category
contains works by hundreds of artists and collectives, including Vito Acconci, Piplotti Rist, and Flux.