Art Authority for iPad


Art Authority features include:

  • Access to 10GB worth of art optimized for quality and download speed through our servers (works still under copyright come from authorized servers)
  • Early, Renaissance, Baroque, Romantic, Impressionist, Modern, Contemporary and American rooms
  • Dozens of artists per room, listed by movement or nationality
  • Period overviews, timelines and histories
  • A searchable index of all 1000+ artists, as well as for each room
  • Searchable indexes of major titles, subjects and locations
  • Art Like This: view works similar to the one you're looking at
  • Art Near Me: search for art based on your location
  • Continuous shuffle through all art or by period
  • Captions with work title, date, location and other details
  • Hyperlinks provide access to in-depth information on artists, major works and locations
  • Full-screen slideshow display, with user-settable transitions, Ken Burns motion effect, music
  • Gallery-like, scrolling thumbnail view shows how works have evolved over time, aids in comparisons and exploration
  • Offline access to works previously viewed
  • Save works to Favorites or the Photos app; use them in the digital picture frame and home screen wallpaper; tweet them


Plan Price Details
Art Authority $4.99 Compatible with iPad.


April 19, 2012

It’s like going to an art museum without ever leaving your home (or school)! And it sorts the art in time periods, countries, styles, etc. Very cool!