Artwork Archive knows the importance of metadata. That's why when you upload an image to Artwork Archive, that image's metadata is kept.
The metadata renaissance has begun
As the field of digital humanities continues to grow and evolve as more and more institutions archives are being digitalized and published online -- an
significant development for research in scholarly fields and an opportunity to open up collection access by making them accessible to the general public.
Earlier this year, the Louvre has published and digitized over 400,000 artworks online. The trend of digitalization isn't new to those who visit museums.
In the past, there has been a lot of development. It has been in development for a number of years. Metropolitan Museum of Art, for instance, launched their Open Access platform in 2017 in collaboration with Creative
In the year 2019, the Cleveland Museum of Art initiated their Open Access platform, making not only the images from their collection accessible to the public.
Public, but also as many metadata for each piece as is possible.