J. Paul Getty - The Liberation of Masterpieces as Open Content
The J. Paul Getty Museum
has initiated an Open Content Program
to share, freely and without restriction, as many of the Getty’s
digital resources as possible.
A first sharing of 4,600 high-resolution images of the Museum’s collection, including many masterworks, has just been made available and all are free to use, modify, and publish for any purpose.
In a brilliant stroke, the Getty Museum
has liberated one of the top collections of art in the world not just for access but for use. The museum is literally “beaming up” the great works in its collection as living resour