This is the simplest and most popular search option, but it may also be the least precise. Use the "Search" box found in the upper left corner of the front page of the Digital Library, or in the upper right corner of a search results page.
Your results will be shown as thumbnail images. After you have performed a Keyword Search, you can narrow your results by using the Filter options along the left side of the results page. You can narrow your results based on Classification (Paintings, Photographs, Fashion, Costume and Jewelry, etc.) or Geography. You can also limit your results by date range using the slider above the results.
This option allows you to search using multiple search terms and to limit your searches to specific fields such as creator and title, and to limit your search by geography, classification, and date.
Artstor's Browse options allow you to find images based on the following broad categories:
Use this option to view works from a particular country. You may browse by classification within a country by clicking the plus sign (+) to the left of the country name in the alphabetical list.
Use this option to view images from one of sixteen different categories, such as:
You may browse by geography within a classification by clicking the plus sign (+) to the left of the category name in the alphabetical list.
Use this option to view images of works from specific collections around the world, such as museums, galleries, private collections, and colleges and universities. To view information about a specific collection, click the title. A sample image and a corresponding collection description will appear on the right side of the page.
These helpful, pre-created groups provide representative images for sample topics and broad subject areas such as:
For more information about Artstor's Browse feature, please visit the Artstor Support site.
The Artstor mobile site can be accessed at: mobile.artstor.org from the following devices and software:
*If using Safari please make sure to select these settings:
The Artstor Mobile app for Android is currently in Beta. Before installing, please make sure your security settings are set to allow downloads of applications not obtained from Android Market. Alternatively, Android users can use a browser to access the Artstor Mobile site.
The Artstor Mobile App for Android can be downloaded from the Google Play Store at: play.google.com.
For more information about Artstor Mobile and its features, please visit the Artstor Support site.