Digital Art History Index

Last updated August 4th, 2017.

  • Documenting Japan

    During an Artstor-sponsored fieldwork campaign in May 2010, the Media Center documented significant architectural sites in Japan from the 8th to 21st centuries and gained unparalleled access to some of the nation's most famous monuments.

    Subject: Asia, Architecture
    Category: institutional website, educational tool, project website
    Academic Institutional Affiliation: Media Center for Art History, Columbia University
    Sponsor: Artstor
  • Treasures of Heaven: Saints, Relics, and Devotion in Medieval Europe

    The Media Center produced the digital monograph for the 2010-11 exhibition Treasures of Heaven: Saints, Relics, and Devotion in Medieval Europe, co-organized by the Cleveland Museum of Art, the Walters Art Museum, and the British Museum.

    Subject: Europe
    Category: institutional website, educational tool, exhibit catalog
    Academic Institutional Affiliation: Wallach Art Gallery, Columbia University, Media Center for Art History, Columbia University
    Sponsor: Columbia University
  • Modern Architecture of Chicago

    Highlights in this photographic survey of late-19th and 20th-century architecture in Chicago, IL include iconic structures by Louis Sullivan, Frank Lloyd Wright, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Frank Gehry, and Rem Koolhaas, plus the Museum of Science and Industry, the last remaining building from the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition.

    Category: institutional website, educational tool
    Academic Institutional Affiliation: Media Center for Art History, Columbia University
    Sponsor: Columbia University
  • Mapping Gothic France

    This comprehensive database of Gothic monuments in France contains more than twenty thousand original photographs and panoramas, accompanied by contextual materials, including historical texts, timelines, and interactive maps.

    Subject: Europe, Architecture
    Category: institutional website, educational tool, mapping
    Academic Institutional Affiliation: Media Center for Art History, Columbia University
    Sponsor: The Mellon Foundation
  • Delight in Design: Silver for the Raj

    Delight in Design was created as an online resource for an exhibition of South Asian silver at the Wallach Gallery in 2008, curated by Vidya Dehejia, Barbara Stoler Miller Professor of Indian and South Asian Art.

    Subject: Asia
    Category: institutional website, educational tool, exhibit catalog
    Academic Institutional Affiliation: Wallach Art Gallery, Columbia University, Media Center for Art History, Columbia University
    Sponsor: Columbia University
  • The Great Mosque of Mopti

    Created by late Media Center Director James Conlon following the Terra 2008 conference in Bamako, Mali, this site features panoramas and images of this classic African Islamic mud monument dating from 1935. There is also a brief history and bibliography of the region and building.

    Subject: Africa, Architecture
    Category: institutional website, educational tool, project website
    Academic Institutional Affiliation: Media Center for Art History, Columbia University
    Sponsor: Columbia University
  • Robert Moses and the Modern City

    Designed as an online resource for the three-part exhibition Robert Moses and the Modern City, this website includes an interactive map of the works of Robert Moses in New York City, an extensive collection of photographs, and text on each exhibition.

    Subject: American Art, Architecture
    Category: institutional website, educational tool, exhibit catalog
    Academic Institutional Affiliation: Wallach Art Gallery, Columbia University, Media Center for Art History, Columbia University
    Sponsor: Columbia University
  • Recording the Grandeur of the Qing / Nanxuntu: Southern Inspection Tour Scrolls

    These monumental scrolls, commissioned by the Kangxi and Quinlong Emperors of the Qing Dynasty to record their multiple inspection tours, provide a unique and vivid glimpse into the grandeur of late imperial China and are the focus of this web site.

    Subject: Asia, Painting
    Category: institutional website, educational tool, project website
    Academic Institutional Affiliation: Asia for Educators Program of the Weatherhead East Asian Institute, Media Center for Art History, Columbia University
    Sponsor: Columbia University, Metropolitan Museum of Art
  • Autodesk

    3D design and engineering software available to download for free for anyone with a university email address. Programs include Maya and 3Ds Max for 3D modeling/animation, and AutoCAD and Revit for architecture.

    Subject: Architecture, 3D
    Category: software
    Sponsor: Autodesk Inc.
  • Autodesk Knowledge Network

    Community-based support and learning for Autodesk software, including tutorials, free online classes, and troubleshooting Q&A.

    Subject: Architecture, 3D
    Category: educational tool, software
    Sponsor: Autodesk Inc.
  • Autodesk Meshmixer

    Free 3D modeling software for editing, combining, cleaning up, and printing triangle mesh 3D models.

    Subject: 3D
    Category: software
    Sponsor: Autodesk Inc.
  • BeWeB

    Database of Italian ecclesiastical art and heritage.

    Subject: Art History, Europe
    Category: media database
  • Blender

    Free, open-source 3D modeling software. The accompanying online Bender Cloud resource features training, tutorials, and downloadable extensions including 3D models and textures.

    Subject: 3D
    Category: software
    Sponsor: Blender
  • Closer to Van Eyck

    High resolution images allow viewers to investigate the Ghent Atlarpiece.

    Subject: Art History, Europe
    Category: project website
  • Codecademy

    Codecademy is a free, interactive, online tool to learn coding and web development, including HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Java, SQL, Python, and others.

    Subject: Coding
    Category: educational tool
    Sponsor: Codecademy
  • Creative Applications Network

    CAN is a blog showcasing noteworthy work in the intersection of contemporary art, design, and technology.

    Subject: Contemporary Art, Technology
    Category: digital publication
  • Cultural Analytics Lab

    Cultural Analytics lab uses data science and data visualization to analyze cultural trends.

    Category: project website, data visualization
  • European Association for Digital Humanities Projects

    List of all digital humanities projects by EADH undertaken in the past 5 years.

    Subject: Art History, Digital Humanities
    Category: project website
  • Eyebeam

    Eyebeam is a nonprofit studio for collaborative experiments with art and technology.

    Subject: Contemporary Art, Technology
    Category: project website
  • Factum Arte

    Factum Arte consists of artists, technicians, and conservators who use 3D modeling and digital mediation to preserve, disseminate, and create facsimiles of artworks.

    Subject: Cultural Heritage, 3D
    Category: project website

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