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We are excited to announce that a new set of free artworks you can download in high resolution is out now!

With incredible skill, Arturo Samaniego depicts his subjects: the sea -that primordial mother, source of all life- and the woman -symbol of beauty, love and finally life-.

7 January 2017

The Art of Vita Di Milano

Vita Di Milano is a highly gifted artist, whose artistic skills are indisputable in all regards; be it technically, thematically, or conceptually (with his references to social criticism, or the use of irony and also with symbolic ones).

Today we are excited to announce that we are launching a brand new feature that we first announced in May, enabling everyone to Download Artworks from USEUM, making art accessible like never before! The Download Artworks page can be found on the main menu to "Artworks" > "Free Images" > "Download Artworks".

The so-called Munich School, and the personal bonds between Greek painters and Munich artistry during the 19th century...

Foteini Valeonti, founder of USEUM, had the honour to be interviewed by WEgate, a network promoting women's entrepreneurship in Europe. The interview, which can be found below, was also promoted by the Enterprise Europe Network! 

With a background in computer science and interactive digital media, Foteini Valeonti started USEUM during her PhD studies at University College London under the title ‘Making Art more Accessible with Crowdsourcing’The project benefitted from seed-funding and it is the first-ever crowdsourced art museum. Today, it employs 14 people and WEgate wanted to know how it all started.

Did you know that Picasso’s abstract depiction of five Barcelona prostitutes was deemed immoral when it debuted at the artist’s studio in 1907?

3 October 2016

Interesting models

Another famous painting with interesting models is Grant Wood’s American Gothic.

3 October 2016

The Scream

The Scream 'an icon of modern art ... a Mona Lisa for our time' according to Arthur Lubow.

Claude Monet had been suffering from cataracts since 1912. After the operations which cured his cataracts, he was so excited!