Awesome! The Art Institute of Chicago Now Offers Unrestricted (CC0) Access to 44K Images From Its Digital Archive
From Eileen Kinsella at artnet news:
The Art Institute of Chicago is now offering unrestricted access to thousands of images—44,313 to be exact—from its digital archive. The release is part of the museum’s website redesign and the images have been made available under the Creative Commons Zero (CC0) license.
The Art Institute has also enhanced the image viewing capabilities on the works, allowing them to be seen in far greater detail than before, for example.
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