Post Profile

Nationalmuseum releases 3,000 images on Wikimedia Commons

Nationalmuseum is making 3,000 high-resolution images of its most popular artworks available for free download on Wikimedia Commons. Zoomable images will also be added to the museum?s online database. The digitization project is a major advance in making Nationalmuseum?s collections more accessible. While the Nationalmuseum building is under renovation, only a small part of the collections is accessible to the public.
read more


Related Posts

Sweden's Nationalmuseum launches digital journal

Arts : Artdaily

Nationalmuseum has launched its first digital journal, which is available online to download and read free of charge. The Art Bulletin of Nationalmuseum Stockholm contains academic articles on art history relating to Nationalmuseum?...

Metropolitan Museum of Art Releases 400,000 Images, with Restriction

Arts : Hyperallergic

Late last Friday, the Metropolitan Museum of Art announced that it has made 400,000 images of artworks in its collection available for free download — but the move comes with a major caveat: the images are only intended for noncomme...

Museum Sues Wikimedia for Hosting Copyrighted Photos of Its Public-Domain Artworks

Arts : Hyperallergic

On October 28 the Reiss Engelhorn Museum (REM) in Mannheim, Germany, filed a lawsuit against the Wikimedia Foundation for making high-resolution images of public domain artworks from its collection available for download.

Eye Candy for Today: Roslin’s Lady with the Veil

Arts / General Visual Arts : Lines and Colors

The Lady with the Veil, Alexander Roslin Zoomable image on Google Art Project, downloadable high resolution file on Wikimedia Commons, original is in the Nationalmuseum Sweden. Roslin, a Swedish Rococo portrait painter who spent muc...

The Walters Art Museum donates more than 19,000 freely-licensed images to Wikimedia

Arts : Artdaily

BALTIMORE, MD.- The Walters Art Museum has donated more than 19,000 images of artworks, along with associated information to Wikimedia. Wikimedia Commons is a media file repository making available public domain and freely licensed ...


Copyright © 2016 Regator, LLC