Tag: digital archive

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Google Arts Project includes all state museums to their database

The Google Art Project has recently incorporated a further 8 Spanish museums to its online database, completing the project’s effort to include all state museums. The inclusion of these museums adds a further 300 masterpieces to the online database, and 9,000 artists, including Goya and Julio Romero de Torres and is further proof of the huge importance of digital databases, which improve the accessibility and democratisation of artwork worldwide. Continue reading


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TEN collection by Fotolia

The TEN collection by Fotolia is a collection of digital art. The project hints at a new, wider market for digital artwork through the targeting of internet downloaders.The project began in 2011 with the idea of making 10 pieces of digital artwork from 10 different countries available in 10 months. Continue reading


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Hipix makes art books available digitally in high quality

HM hipix (c) has enabled art books to be made available in ebook format for the first time, in high quality that exceeds 100 megapixels in a new application called the Hipix Artistbook Application. The first art book to be shared using the new application is the work of contemporary photographer, Angelika Sher. Continue reading


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CyArk Project: digitally preserving and sharing the World’s Cultural Heritage

Unlike cultural artifacts safely housed in museums, cultural heritage sites are constantly at-risk. They are exposed to the daily effects of the natural environment. Using 3D laser imaging, the CyArk project is currently in the process of compiling a database of historical structures from all over the world, with the mission of creating a 3D digital library. Continue reading


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The Google Art Project

The Google Art Project is a free online database which gives Internet browsers the opportunity to view art pieces from all over the world in a gallery-style collection. “It provides an interesting higher level of interactivity and personalisation to the experience of viewing an online art archive…” Continue reading


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Rijksmuseum reopens and makes its digital collection of 125,000 masterpieces free to all

Rijks Studio invites members of the public to create their own masterpieces by downloading images of artworks or details of artworks in the collection and using them in a creative way. The ultra high-resolution images of works, both famous and less well-known, can be freely downloaded, zoomed in on, shared, added to personal ‘studios’, or manipulated copyright-free. Continue reading