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Please check copyright restrictions before using images from these sites.​

  • Axis UK - online artists register, including images
  • BAPLA - information about picture libraries in Britain
  • Google Image Search - general images search engine
  • Olga's Gallery- Online Art Museum with digital images for educational use. 
  • The Public Domain Review - Curated image collections, for download, with links to original sources. Check copyright restrictions.
  • TinEye - Reverse image search engine - upload images and find where they appear online. Useful for tracing image sources.
  • VADS (Visual Arts Data Service) - digital image collections for higher education, and guides to creating them. Includes Design Council Archive images and Royal College of Art students work
  • Wikipedia : public domain image resources - Listing of public domain image resources.

Selected arts listings

  • New Exhibitions of Contemporary Art - online version of the monthly NECA guide - a listing of contemporary art galleries in London, the Regions, Channel Islands, Ireland, Scotland and Wales -with the exhibitions and artists currently on show. An easy way to find the web site and e-mail for London galleries
  • - lists openings of forthcoming exhibitions, international
  • - commercial, contemporary artists - site listing commercially successful contemporary artists and galleries. Founded in 1989 by a group of art dealers, and designed to be used to 'research, browse, bid and buy art'
  • ​​​​​​​Culture 24 - formerly 24 Hour Museum, a UK government gateway site to museums and galleries

Art galleries and museums online databases​

Video and film art

  • Artangel - commissioner and publisher (London)
  • British Artists Film and Video Study Collection - database from research collection at Central St. Martins (AHRB funded)
  • Bureau des Videos - contemporary art video distribution and production company
  • ​​​​​​​Electronic Arts Intermix - video bank and supplier of canonical and contemorary art and performance art videos (New York)
  • Heure Exquise - site promoting video art and video creation, with a large catalogue (France)​​​​​​​​​​​​​
  • ​​​​​​​Film and Video Umbrella - touring agency for artists' film, video and digital media (London)
  • Hi-Beam - links to retailers + bulletin boards
  • ​​​​​​​ICA - gallery and shop (London)
  • Illuminations - the Eye series, Turner prize videos etc
  • ​​​​​​​Light Cone - some videos for sale, mostly films for rental (Paris)
  • LUX - promotes and supports artists moving image work. Includes study section and other good links sections
  • ​​​​​​​The Kitchen - arts centre that produces videos (New York)
  • ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Michael Blackwood Productions - films and videos on art, architecture, music, dance
  • ​​​​​​​Radical software - digitised early video magazine, 1970-74
  • ​​​​​​​Re-Voir - project founded to make a collection of videotapes of experimental film available
  • ​​​​​​​Roland Collection of Videos and Films on Art
  • ​​​​​​​TruMedia - supplies Phaidon videos
  • ​​​​​​​Video DataBank - art video supplier and bank with clips (Chicago)
  • ​​​​​​​Women Make Movies - feminist media arts organisation which also supplies videos


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