WikiArt - Encyclopedia of Fine Art
By Katerina Nerush
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WikiArt app gives you free access to one of the most complete repositories of fine art available online. Discover and enjoy
• more than 110,000 artworks
• by 2000+ artists
• from 73 countries all over the world
• covering 13-21 centuries timespan
WikiArt app uses http://www.WikiArt.org project database, which works according to wiki principle and being constantly updated.
Application features both public domain art pieces and those protected by copyright law in accordance to the fair use policy.
What's New in Version 1.9.1
This update of WikiArt includes:
- added newRelic performance statistics
- added artist filters and favourite artists list
- new icon
I studied art in a more rural area of New England and thus I was often unable to see important works of art in person. This app gives more isolated artists and art lovers the ability to search for and see such works without having to navigate through low-resolution results on image search sites.
Sadly, it's missing a few of my favorite artists (Francis Bacon and Joseph Cornell to name a couple) but this in probably more in part due to the intellectual property and legal nonsense that hinders the art world and not to the negligence of the app makers and community. Five stars to ya!
Great for simple browsing
This app is very helpful for quickly finding paintings by some great artists. Some important painters are conspicuously missing from this catalog. But overall, it's a great resource to start your discovery of Western painting.
Besides artist and title, each painting comes with info on its year, genre, style, and even size, but sometimes the year, and the museum or collection houses the artwork, is missing. But I appreciate to have a great deal of paintings catalogued for free, without ad distractions, on a user friendly simple app.
Amazing app but...
Amazing app, it has a pretty large list of artists, but also some are missing. I'm from Ecuador and the only painter available from my country is Guayasamin... There are many others with the same relevance. It will be amazing that people could colaborate suggesting artists. Also, I looked for a Dadá artist; Kurt Schwitters and although it was available on the wiki art website, it wasn't on the app. :( I hope it keeps expanding. Excellent app.
- Category: Lifestyle
- Updated: Oct 10, 2014
- Version: 1.9.1
- Size: 11.2 MB
- Language: English
- Seller: Kateryna Nerush
- © Katerina Nerush
Compatibility: Requires iOS 7.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5.