Open Acces in Arts
Cases & thoughs of its implementation
- Increasing access to the collection has
been a priority for Met Museum.
- Now anyone can download 375,000
images, for any kind of use.
- Met has joined forces with several
partners – including Creative Commons,
Wikimedia and Pinterest to make
everything as available as possible.
- Over the last few years, the
Guggenheim Museum has slowly
released an impressive library of
modern and historic art books in
collaboration with the Internet
- The rare and out-of-print titles
include books about Pablo Picasso,
Roy Lichtenstein, Paul Klee, Jenny
Holzer, Joseph Cornell, as well as
several exhibition catalogs and books
about the museum itself.
David Shankbone- Amateurphotographer
I use Creative Commons licensing to give
something back to society and to make the
statement that there is more to living than
just the pursuit of money.
PeterMeade- Professional photographer
I briefly used a creative commons licence
on a few of my photos, at about the time I
started posting photos on Flickr. I thought
that it may be a useful way of raising my
profile as a photographer. However, I saw
no benefit and quickly found that photos
were rapidly spread across the web.
If Creative Commons could devise a
system guaranteed to protect our
intellectual property rights, we would be
prepared to look at it -- until then it's best