Sumitra Duncan

Preserving the Digital Presence of New York City Galleries

Web archiving is the process of collecting web-based content with a web crawler and preserving the content in an archival format. The Frick Art Reference Library is currently involved in a project to capture and preserve the online-only content of New York City galleries.

Introduction to Web Archives

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The practice of web archiving offers a means of preserving and providing access to ephemeral web-based art resources in support of art historical scholarship.