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Arts & Entertainment

Posted By john On January 31, 2012 @ 4:30 pm In | Comments Disabled

Internet Movie Database [1]
IMDB has a wealth of information on motion pictures and television shows. Users can search by titles, actors, plots, and character names.

Academy of Motion Pictures and Sciences [2]
Users can search the Academy Awards database by year, topic, or actor. It also includes statistics and many film lists.

Movies Based on a Book [3]
This site lists over 1200 novels, short stories and plays that have been made into movies. One can search by book or movie or browse lists.

All Music.com [4]
This website has access by song, album or artist. It includes a short artist biography and discography. The album information includes songs and their composers.

Rhode Island School of Design [5]
RISD’s website includes examples from their exhibitions including items of ancient art, Asian art, contemporary art, costumes and textiles, decorative arts, painting, sculpture, prints, drawings and photographs.

Art Cyclopedia [6]
Using Art Cyclopedia, a person can search by name of artist, name of artwork, or museum or browse by art movement, nationality and medium. The search goes off-site to various museums.

Go Antiques [7]
Search the collections of 1,000 dealers from 31 countries to determine prices on antiques, collectibles, estate merchandise, and antique reproductions.

Archives of American Art [8]
This Smithsonian Museum site features American paintings before 1914 and American sculpture. It is useful to confirm names and dates.

Touchup Art
Art tips for kids

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URLs in this post:

[1] Internet Movie Database: http://imdb.com/

[2] Academy of Motion Pictures and Sciences: http://www.oscars.org/

[3] Movies Based on a Book: http://www.mcpl.lib.mo.us/readers/movies

[4] All Music.com: http://www.allmusic.com

[5] Rhode Island School of Design: http://www.risd.edu

[6] Art Cyclopedia: http://www.artcyclopedia.com

[7] Go Antiques: http://www.goantiques.com

[8] Archives of American Art: http://www.aaa.si.edu

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