Source: TALI Visual Midrash Web Site
The TALI Education Fund has announced the launching of its newest Web site - Visual Midrash - a collection of Fine and Folk Art on Biblical themes. The site was created by Dr. Jo Milgrom and Dr. Joel Duman and is based on Dr. Milgrom's archive of art images collected over a lifetime of teaching and pioneering the field of art as Biblical
Accessible in both Hebrew and English, the site features 560 works of art, accompanied by basic information about each image, including referenced biblical sources, artistic medium, date and short descriptions, as well as biographies of the artists and short descriptions of each image. Topical hypertext essays examine the range of Visual Midrash expressed in a selection of images from each of the 20 themes presently in the database; they include links to related texts from Jewish Midrash and Commentary as well as from Christian and Muslim writings on biblical subjects. The collection is searchable by artist, subject, medium and/or biblical source.
Garden of Eden
Cain and Abel
The Life of Moses
The Burning Bush
Parting of the Red Sea
The Golden Calf
The Desert Wanderings
CET's Mikranet also has a large listing of resources of Biblical artwork.
Biblical Art on the WWW allows searches and browsing of a comprehensive index of Biblical art (Old & New Testament) by Biblical subject, Biblical text, artist and keywords.