Tag Archives: art images

More than 1 million images now publicly available at library.artstor.org

(27 June 2018) Artstor has made more than 1 million image, video, document, and audio files from public institutional collections freely available to everyone—subscribers and non-subscribers alike–at library.artstor.org. These collections are being shared by institutions who make their content available via JSTOR Forum, a tool that allows them to catalog, manage, and share digital media […]


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Now Available: 6,900 additional images from the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

(26 April 2018) The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston has contributed approximately 6,900 additional images of works in diverse media across its broad and comprehensive collecting areas to the Artstor Digital Library. The extensive selection in Artstor features highlights from the encyclopedic collection including ancient works from different cultures; the arts of many countries across […]


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National Palace Museum makes exhibit images free to download

An imperial palace museum in Taiwan has made thousands of images of its artwork and artefacts available to download online, it’s reported. (13 July 2017) According to popular news website The Paper, Taipei’s National Palace Museum has placed 70,000 high-quality electronic images in a free-to-download archive so that online users can enjoy its exhibitions. It […]


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IFAR announces major enhancements to its free catalogues raisonnés database

(6 October 2016) The International Foundation for Art Research (IFAR)—the leading organization addressing critical art-world issues regarding attribution, authenticity, and provenance—announced today the launch of new enhancements to its online Catalogues Raisonnés Database. New features and functionality include external links to the complete or partial digitized text of published catalogues raisonnés available on Google Books, […]


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Everyone can visit the International Museum of Children’s Art

(12 March 2016) Artstor and The International Museum of Children’s Art have released approximately 200 images of works of art from the museum’s collection in the Artstor Digital Library. The International Museum of Children’s Art (Det Internasjonale Barnekunstmuseet) in Oslo, Norway is the world’s first museum dedicated to art created by children, and today contains artworks by […]


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Now available: Additional images from Rhizome

(6 October 2015) The Artstor Digital Library has released more than 1,500 additional images from the Rhizome ArtBase, an online archive of new media art, bringing the collection total to more than 3,100 images. The Rhizome ArtBase is a web-based archive of works that employ technologies in significant ways and contains more than 2,500 artworks […]


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Artstor helps you download image citations easily

(5 August 2015) You can easily generate citations from the Artstor Digital Library to save or export into EndNote, ProCite, RefWorks, or Reference Manager. Citations include the creator, title, date, repository, Artstor image ID number, and stable URL for each image. The Artstor blog tells you how.


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Feer and Sackler Galleries offer masterpieces of Asian art online

(15 December 2014) The Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, the Smithsonian’s museums of Asian art, will release their entire collections online 1 January 2015, providing unprecedented access to one of the world’s most important holdings of Asian and American art. The vast majority of the 40,000 artworks have never before been […]


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Metropolitan Museum initiative provides free access to 400,000 digital images

(16 May 2014, New York)  Thomas P. Campbell, Director and CEO of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, announced today that more than 400,000 high-resolution digital images of public domain works in the Museum’s world-renowned collection may be downloaded directly from the Museum’s website for non-commercial use—including in scholarly publications in any media—without permission from the […]


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5,400 images from the Getty Research Institute’s special collections now available as open content

(16 October 2013) Imagine being able to pore over a sketchbook by Jacques-Louis David in minute detail, to investigate Mayan, Aztec, and Zapotec ruins in Mexico, or to study the costumes and social mores at Versailles. All of these things are possible with today’s addition to the Open Content Program, which includes 5,400 artwork images […]


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Getty puts thousands of art images in public domain

(12 August 2013) The Getty has announced the Open Content Program to share, freely and without restriction, as many of the Getty’s digital resources as possible. The initial focus of the Open Content Program is to make available all images of public domain artworks in the Getty’s collections. Some 4,600 high-resolution images of the Museum’s […]


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