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Based on our award-winning “Best iPad Reference App.” A comprehensive collection of works by over 1,500 of the western world's major artists, from ancient times to today. Organized by period, location and artist, Art Authority's 100,000+ paintings and sculptures are downloaded as needed and displayed chronologically, with detailed captioning. In-depth information about the artists, locations and many individual works is also available.

From the earliest creative pieces to the latest modern and contemporary works, Art Authority provides an impressively displayed, carefully selected, well organized view of the western art world that is both broad and deep.

Does something really catch your eye? Purchase a museum-approved reproduction and take it home with you!

Features include:

- Access to 20GB worth of art optimized for quality and download speed through our servers (works still under copyright come from authorized sites)
- Early, Renaissance, Baroque, Romantic, Impressionist, Modern and Contemporary periods
- Special section on American art
- Art movements and/or nationalities within each period
- Highlights for each period, and overall
- Index to all 1500+ artists, plus indices within each period
- Art Real Size: instantly see and understand the actual size of works
- Art Near Me: search for art based on your location
- Shuffle: random display of all art, or by period
- Captions with work title, date, location and other details
- Access to in-depth information on each artist and location, and on many specific works
- Full-screen slideshow display, with user-settable transitions and music
- Multi-touch controls including double-tap and pinch zoom, flick and rotate
- Gallery-like, scrolling thumbnail view shows how works have evolved over time, aids in comparisons and exploration
- Save works to Favorites, Categories or the Photos app
- Keep track of works you’ve seen in real life
- Share works through AirDrop, mail and social networks
- Spotlight searches and universal links
- Purchase prints directly from 1000Museums.com

Also available for iPad and Macintosh.

What's New

Version 4.11.1

Updates to museum-approved reproductions available through the 1000Museums Gift Shop

Ratings and Reviews

2.5 out of 5

14 Ratings

14 Ratings

Outstanding Art application!!!


I just downloaded it in my iPhone 📲, and went through all its options. Fine work! No problems whatsoever. In fact, I recommended this app to my family, friends, and Twitter. Thanks! From Manhattan, NYC

Not connecting to the internet


I saw another review that said this but it was 1 year ago and I saw an update was made just 2 weeks ago. I downloaded it and even though I have a connection and ever other app works on my phone, this app says “error no connection to the internet” Please fix this! I really want this app to work.

So annoyed!


The app won't update or let me delete it. Can't even open it. It's just stuck on my screen. I was hoping to use this for my classes, but it's useless just sitting there on my screen. I've tried everything except wiping out my phone - which I'm not doing.


Open Door Networks, Inc.
26.3 MB
Requires iOS 9.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
Age Rating
Rated 12+ for the following:
Infrequent/Mild Realistic Violence
Infrequent/Mild Sexual Content and Nudity
Infrequent/Mild Mature/Suggestive Themes
© 2008-17 Open Door Networks, Inc. and Project A, Inc.


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