375,000 Images From the Met Are Yours to Use, Free
on 09 February 2017
The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s public domain policy has changed this week, making 375,000 images in the collection free to be used in any which way you can think up. Additionally, the new policy makes data about the collection available. Understanding that visiting a museum is more than gazing at a full paintings, the Met also uploaded detailed images of artworks, and even their frames. All of this is an admirable effort to have art more accessible for more people. Read more at NYT.