Some helpful resources for 3D artists:

3D Design
a very helpful site to get information on the latest news about the 3D community
3D Cafe
tutorials, models, textures, and a nice gallery
all you need to know about Alias/Wavefront
Computer Graphics World
on-line version of their outstanding periodical about computer graphics
3D Artists
good source of information about particular artists including interviews and a job information center
tutorials (probably the best) on Maya, Alias, and Softimage