Met Museum Makes Trove of Images Available to Public

Thomas P. Campbell, director of the Met, announced yesterday that the museum will make¬†images of public-domain artworks in its collection available for free and unrestricted use. This is a real boon to bloggers, journalists, artists, and Internet users in general. Called Open Access, this policy uses the Creative Commons Zero designation and makes over 375,000 …

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The Morgan Library Will Put Its Drawings Online

The Morgan Library announced last week that it will put its entire drawings collection online by October 2014. The collection ranges from the 14th to the 21st centuries and is especially strong in Italian Renaissance works, as well as in French, British, Dutch, Flemish, and German drawings. This is exciting news both for scholars and …

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