The Getty Open Content Program

The J. Paul Getty Trust announced this week that it will provide unrestricted access to and reuse rights for high-quality digital images of many items in its collection. According to James Cuno on the Getty Iris,

The initial focus of the Open Content Program is to make available all images of public domain artworks in the Getty’s collections. Today we’ve taken a first step toward this goal by making roughly 4,600 high-resolution images of the Museum’s collection free to use, modify, and publish for any purpose.

This is an exciting step for the Getty, and great news for scholars, artists, and others. Read the full post or click the link to the Open Content Program above to learn more.