The Metropolitan Museum of digitized and posted in the open access 400 thousand exhibits

A year ago, new York's Metropolitan Museum embarked on an ambitious project to digitize and completely spread open access to its permanent collection. Very generous step for the third visited Museum in the world.

Now, if you want to use images for commercial or artistic purposes, you do not need to worry about copyright infringement — and in the collection of the Metropolitan is a place to roam, art lovers, because it has more than half a million artifacts.

To date, there have been digitized over 400 works of art in different genres. The collection includes ancient and modern art, painting, photography, sculpture, historical documents, dresses and even furniture. Users can search by their works by author name, creation time or materials used.

The Metropolitan Museum of digitized and posted in the open access 400 thousand exhibits

Terracotta head of a woman, probably of the Sphinx. Greece, fifth century BC.

The Metropolitan Museum of digitized and posted in the open access 400 thousand exhibits

Banjo — pipe with side exhalation, nationality ekonda, 1915

The Metropolitan Museum of digitized and posted in the open access 400 thousand exhibits

Caspar David Friedrich "Two men contemplating the moon", 1819

The Metropolitan Museum of digitized and posted in the open access 400 thousand exhibits

Max Beckmann "the Beginning", 1946-1949 gg.

The Metropolitan Museum of digitized and posted in the open access 400 thousand exhibits

Arched harp. 1390-1295 BC.

The Metropolitan Museum of digitized and posted in the open access 400 thousand exhibits

Relief panel, Mesopotamia, the IX century BC.

The Metropolitan Museum of digitized and posted in the open access 400 thousand exhibits

The sculpture of the three graces marble. Rome, II century BC.

The Metropolitan Museum of digitized and posted in the open access 400 thousand exhibits

Boris Grigoriev "Model", 1926

The Metropolitan Museum of digitized and posted in the open access 400 thousand exhibits

Jean Tinguely "Narva", 1961

The Metropolitan Museum of digitized and posted in the open access 400 thousand exhibits

Arkhip Kuindzhi "Red sunset on the Dnepr", 1905-1908 gg.

The Metropolitan Museum of digitized and posted in the open access 400 thousand exhibits

Photo: Shinichi Suzuki, 1870

The Metropolitan Museum of digitized and posted in the open access 400 thousand exhibits

Necklace made of gold, turquoise and lapis lazuli, Ancient Egypt, IV-III century BC.

The Metropolitan Museum of digitized and posted in the open access 400 thousand exhibits

Bowl in the shape of a Lotus, Ancient Egypt, XX-VII century BC.

The Metropolitan Museum of digitized and posted in the open access 400 thousand exhibits

"Theodosius arrives at Ephesus", France, XIII century.

The Metropolitan Museum of digitized and posted in the open access 400 thousand exhibits

Henri Rousseau, "the Repast of the lion", 1907

The Metropolitan Museum of digitized and posted in the open access 400 thousand exhibits

Henri Matisse "Olive trees", 1906

The Metropolitan Museum of digitized and posted in the open access 400 thousand exhibits

"Lion" statue of marble, IV century BC, Greece.

The Metropolitan Museum of digitized and posted in the open access 400 thousand exhibits

Head of king David, France, XII century.

The Metropolitan Museum of digitized and posted in the open access 400 thousand exhibits

Georgia O'keeffe, "cow's Skull: red, white, blue", 1931

The Metropolitan Museum of digitized and posted in the open access 400 thousand exhibits

The seated figure, the Caroline Islands, the end of XIX — beginning of XX century.

The Metropolitan Museum of digitized and posted in the open access 400 thousand exhibits

Louise Bourgeois "Eye" marble. 1982

The Metropolitan Museum of digitized and posted in the open access 400 thousand exhibits

ZAO Gongen, Japan, XI century.

The Metropolitan Museum of digitized and posted in the open access 400 thousand exhibits

Egon Schiele self-Portrait, 1914

The Metropolitan Museum of digitized and posted in the open access 400 thousand exhibits

Pablo Picasso, "Reading at a table", 1934

The Metropolitan Museum of digitized and posted in the open access 400 thousand exhibits

King Sahur and God Noma, Ancient Egypt, 2458 BC.

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