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Shakespeare Across Subject Areas: Art & Music

Sample Articles - Shakespeare & Music

Articles from Library Databases

Articles from Other Sources

Videos of Music Performances

Illustrated Shakespeare

William Blake's illustration of Othello & Desdemona, from the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston

William Blake's illustration of Othello & Desdemona, currently housed at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.

Tips for Searching for Illustrations of Shakespeare's Works

  1. Use HACC's ARTSTOR database 
  2. Creating an account in ARTSTOR allows you to download images and use additional tools within the database
  3. Search using keywords: Shakespeare illustrations

 

Shakespeare's Characters as Inspiration for Visual Artworks

"John Everett Millais: Ophelia -- Masterworks (Tate Gallery, London)," available through HACC's subscription to Films on Demand, offers a close-up view of Millais' best-known work named for Shakespeare's tragic character from Hamlet. The film highlights elements of Shakespeare's text that are represented visually, nearly word-for-word, in the painting.