Art Galleries

Read what our editors had to say about these leading Art Galleries sites. If you know of a high quality website on this topic, please let us know.

Art Magazine

This is really a collection of sites that cater for both artists and art lovers. Covering everything from an artist directory and online portfolios to free fine art ecards to a detailed guide to the history of art, the site also offers services to artists such as free webspace, email accounts and online portfolio creation.

National Galleries of Scotland

This is the official portal for Scotland's National, Portrait, Modern Art and Dean Galleries. In addition to the standard visitor information, the site also provides details of exhibitions, educational programmes and the picture library.

Arto Object

Arto Object is a contemporary art site and gallery. They have made buying art online a simple process, and have some lovely pieces with full descriptions and prices. The one draw back to this site would be that there is not more art on it, but the selections that they do have are beautiful and affordable. Their returns and guarantee policies are clearly marked on the 'How to buy' section.

Brit Art

Britart is a contemporary art gallery showcasing emerging and established artists, including Peter Blake, Peter Lloyd, Colin Jones, Vic Reeves and Jamie Reid, to name a few. www.britart.com features over 4000 original artworks from paintings, prints, to photography and sculpture.Prices start at £50.

Art Republic

Artrepublic.com features thousands of art prints from hundred of famous artists, with a variety of high quality aluminium and wood frames also available for UK customers. Everything on the site is delivered free worldwide. They are a unique source of invaluable art information including artist biographies, art movement definitions and listings of exhibitions at over 1,000 galleries worldwide.

Natural Child Project's Art Gallery

This is an online art gallery featuring paintings and drawings submitted by children around the world. It is remarkably well designed for a children's site with over 900 pictures by children in more than 60 countries.

Blinkred

This online contemporary art gallery exhibits paintings, prints, sculptures and photography from a wide range of artists. The site is clean and nicely laid out with several choices of navigation.