A Guide to Culture on the World Wide Web
(A Brief Introduction)
Vermeer: The Girl With a Pearl Earring
Paintings of Vermeer
Poetry On the Web: A Lyric Poetry Assignment
The Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO)
The Dia Center for the Arts
The Most Wanted Paintings on the Web:
What happens when art is created by popular demand?
The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), New York
The Philadelphia Museum of Art:
A good, though sparse, presentation of their exhibits.
Texas.net Museum of Art:
check out their ENORMOUS
ftp art archive (mirror site)
Paintings of Vermeer:
Very well laid out, with thumbnails of each painting.
The Andy Warhol Museum
The Web Museum, Paris:
An excellent site, complete with biographies and analysis.
The Whitney Museum of Art
Poetry and Literature-Related Sites:
The Academy of American Poets:
one of the best and most diverse sites devoted to poetry I've found - replete with RealAudio readings, essays, and thematic exhibits
Atlantic Monthly Poetry Online:
A volumunous online collection of (mostly) Modern Poetry. See also their
An Audible Anthology:
The Atlantic Monthly's presentation of readings by modern poets in Real Audio Format
Project Bartleby at Columbia University:
an excellent site full of on-line literature.
Elizabeth Bishop: Poetry, Media, and Composition:
A growing site devoted to Elizabeth Bishop.
Dia Center for the Arts: Readings in Contemporary Poetry:
Poetry from many modern poets, including Seamus Heaney.
Electronic Poetry Center:
SUNY Buffalo's resource for contemporary poetry
Online Readings of Literary Works, thanks to
Internet Town Hall
Internet Poetry Archives:
Czeslaw Milosz, Seamus Heaney, and Phil Levine.
an excellent site devoted predominantly to Beat Generation Poets.
in associaton with online bookstore
brings you a poem-a-day from well known modern poets, and has an
of previous selections
Poetry for the Rest of Us:
Salon Magazine's devotion to "normal" poets including Poet Laureat
The Project Gutenberg Homepage
an attempt to put all public-domain literature online.
The Complete Online Works of William Shakespeare
A very complete site. Well referenced and linked.
The Online Works of Wallace Stevens
Twentieth Centry Poets in English:
a Japanese site - good Joyce and Moore.
ubuweb: visual/concrete/sound poetry
the bleeding edge of contemporary multimedia poetry
William Carlos Williams:
a relatively terse (and incomplete) collection of his works
The Poetry of Yeats:
VERY comprehensive site from Dublin's Trinity University