If you’re trying to soak up some culture on the Web, going about it by plugging a name into a search engine is bound to be frustrating. Artcyclopedia offers another option: Enter an artist’s name and it will plumb its own database of art-oriented Web-dom for relevant sites. It couldn’t have been much fun assembling this database, but it works well and doesn’t make you wait.

Ask Art

AskART is an online database containing over 250,000 artists. From its inception the focus was on American artists from the early 16th-Century through the present. However, in January of 2007 the database expanded to include international artists’ auction records.

Art Price

Track of the real market value with our unique databank of 27 million auction prices and indices, detailed auction results and more than 500,000 artists.

California Art contains up-to-date news and links relating to historic (pre-1945) California art.

Find Art contains price information on all kinds of fine art, oil paintings, etchings, engravings, watercolors, drawings, sculptures and much more ranging from Old Masters to Contemporary Art.With this art appraisal tool you can value your fine art by comparing it with recent auction prices of similar pieces. gives you the latest hammer pricesĀ on art from auction houses worldwide, plus valuable additional information.