Wikipaintings is a great resource not only for Art teachers for all other teachers looking for some highly quality images of public domain artworks. Wikipainings is a project that aims to create well-structured online repository of fine art. The artwork featured in this platform includes both classical and contemporary art.
Being a wiki, Wikipaintings allows for free filling and editing the contents of the site by anyone who wants to participate in the project. However, the quality and reliability of the information will be ensured by consistent moderation of all the updates.
" The site presents both public domain artworks and works that are protected by copyright. The last ones are posted on the site in accordance with fair use principle, because:
- they are historically significant artworks;
- the images are only being used for informational and educational purposes;
- the image are readily available on the internet;
- the images are low resolution copies of the original artworks and are unsuitable for commercial use. "