links the insight and knowledge of the artist to the
practical experience of a librarian during the
development of a digital oeuvre catalogue. Once
catalogued the data are available in various formats
with selected details such as title, theme, material
or date for the artist, artlover, gallery owner,
auctioneer, curator, restorer or even bookkeepers.
well managed collection during lifetime also eases the
immortal care by family, friends or curators. This too
could be an incentive to regard the cataloguing of
artwork as an essential part of the profession.
Artdata offers advice and guidance.
Together with the knowledge and input of the artist
or those in charge this results in a sustainable
solution for collection management that will
last longer than a lifetime.
Exchange and permanent access to data
are guaranteed by (international) standards for data