Thousands of publicly-owned artworks will be digitised and catalogued online by Art UK in a two-year project, announced officially on 21 February 2019.
The charity has already documented Britain’s 200,000+ publicly-owned oil paintings. Art UK's aim is to make sure that access to the nation’s public art collection is as wide as possible. As a lot of public art is not on display, this is a way of getting it to the biggest possible audience.
By the end of 2020 Art UK expects to have about 150,000 sculptures viewable online.
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One of the UK's publically-viewable sculptures / Image: Yorkshire Sculpture Park