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2012-12-13 08:24:23

LONDON, December 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Today the Public Catalogue Foundation (PCF) and the BBC completed their hugely ambitious project to put online the United Kingdom's entire collection of oil paintings in public ownership. This makes the UK the first country in the world to give such access to its national collection of paintings. In total, 3,217 venues across the UK have participated in the project and 211,861 paintings are now on the Your Paintings website at...

2012-02-20 05:51:00

LONDON, February 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- - Public Invited to Tag Paintings to Help Build a National Online Catalogue The Public Catalogue Foundation (PCF), in partnership with the BBC, today announced that all oil paintings in National Museums Liverpool have been added to the Your Paintings website for the nation to enjoy. Your Paintings is a project to create a complete online catalogue of every oil painting in the national collection, whether on display or in store, at...

2011-12-14 05:47:00

LONDON, December 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Public Helping to Catalogue the Art Your Paintings is the first national online museum of all publicly owned oil paintings in the UK. It was launched in June of this year (2011) by the Public Catalogue Foundation (PCF) and the BBC. Today it has been announced that a further 40,000 paintings have been uploaded to the site since the launch, taking the total to 104,000 paintings, over half the national collection. Among...

2011-10-25 06:06:00

LONDON, October 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Public Catalogue Foundation (PCF), in partnership with the BBC, today announced that all oil paintings in public ownership in Staffordshire have been uploaded to the Your Paintings website for the nation to enjoy. Your Paintings is a project to create a complete online catalogue of every oil painting in the national collection, at http://www.bbc.co.uk/yourpaintings Paintings by Freud, Gainsborough, Lichtenstein, Lowry, Renoir...