Open F|SArthur M. Sackler Gallery and Freer Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C, United States
Description A descriptive note detailing the content and context of the digital collection.
The Freer Gallery of Art and the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery are the Smithsonian’s museums of Asian art. Together, both galleries holds “some of the most important holdings of Asian art in the world“, with Asian-inspired American art and contemporary art in Asia. More than 40,000 objects are available online. Users can search or browse by object type, topic, name, place and date.
Collection Type Broad terms that define the type of digital collection
Subject Broad terms or phrases that describe, identify, or interpret the digital image collection and what it depicts or expresses. Values were obtained using the Art and Architecture Thesaurus (AAT) by the Getty Research Institute.
Style Period Terms that define the styles, art periods, movements, etc. whose characteristics are represented in digital image collection. Values were obtained using the Art and Architecture Thesaurus (AAT) by the Getty Research Institute
American (North American), Chinese (culture or style), Chinese ceramics styles, Chinese dynastic styles and periods, East Asian, Egyptian (ancient), Indian (South Asian), Islamic (culture or style), Japanese (culture or style), Korean (culture or style), Qing, South Asian, Southeast Asian, Thai (culture or style)
Work Types Terms that identify the kinds of works in the digital collection being described. It typically refers to a work’s physical form, function, or medium in digital image collection. Values were obtained using the Thesaurus For Graphic Materials (TGM) by Library of Congress.
Openness Openness of the digital collection determined using the 4R activities by Wiley (2010).
Images can be used for all non-commercial purposes. Citation is required with “Courtesy of Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution.“.