On NFTs, Mental Health, and Giving Back: USEUM Collectibles x Steve Simpson

How to buy a NFT on USEUM Collectibles

CHAOS 🦋 NFTs and the new Art World

Today we are excited to announce the pilot launch of USEUM Collectibles, an NFT platform that helps painters and illustrators from one end and aspiring NFT collectors from the other end, navigate the complex world of blockchain.

NFTs in a Nutshell

✨ Become a Patron

Become a Patron today to gain exclusive priviledges and to help us keep up with the ever-increasing costs of running USEUM, allowing us to continue copyright-vetting more paintings, famous artists and museums for everyone to download unrestrictedly.

Download the Metropolitan Museum of Art

We are excited to announce the addition of the Metropolitan Museum of Art to the list of museums from which you can download copyright-free artworks and use them in any way you like!

Illustrated Quote: George Moore

"All reformers are bachelors." - George Moore

Art Quote: Calm sea

"Art is born of humiliation." - W. H. Auden

USEUM featured on The Bartlett Doctoral Review 2018: Democratising Art through the 'Museum without walls'

USEUM is featured in The UCL Bartlett Doctoral Review 2018 for its contribution towards increasing access to art online.

Art Quote: Mountain and Sailboat

"Of all lies, art is the least untrue." - Gustave Flaubert 

Pablo Picasso about drawing

"To draw, you must close your eyes and sing." Pablo Picasso

Illustrated quote: April Wearing Laurels

“April is the cruelest month, breeding lilacs out of the dead land, mixing memory and desire, stirring dull roots with spring rain.” - T.S. Eliot, The Waste Land

Rainer Maria Rilke about great art

"No great art has ever been made without the artist having known danger." ~ Rainer Maria Rilke

How to Download Royalty-Free Images of Artworks

On USEUM you can download more than 20,000 royalty-free images of artworks that you are free to use for any purpose even commercially. You can download an artwork in 2 ways: from a list of artworks, or from the artwork page. Both ways are demonstrated below.

Βringing Technological Innovation to the Museum Experience

Research has always been a central part of USEUM and the last few months we have been working intensively on the development of an innovative application that has the potential to help museums and galleries address the ever-increasing financial challenges they are facing, whilst enabling the dissemination of art beyond the walls of the museum.

Andrew Wyeth about winter and fall

"I prefer winter and fall, when you feel the bone structure of the landscape - the loneliness of it, the dead feeling of winter. Something waits beneath it, the whole story doesn't show." ~ Andrew Wyeth

Art meme: Sexy back

Warrior with Lance and Shield  by  Joannes Echarius Carolus Alberti (1808)

... in a new light 🌗

Download the Rijksmuseum!

Today we are excited to announce the addition of the Rijksmuseum, the National Museum of the Netherlands dedicated to art and history, to the list of museums from which you can download copyright-free artworks and use them in any way you like!

Introducing "Search" for Free Downloadable Artworks

We are excited to announce the ability to search all copyright-free artworks that you can download from USEUM! Now whenever you start searching, you are presented with the following option to "Search in Free Artworks"! 

Congratulations to Dr Foteini Valeonti, CASA’s latest PhD

The PhD project behind USEUM was completed successfully last Thursday, a milestone that gives us great strength to continue pursuing our mission of making art accessible to all.