Fine art image licensing to use in your research or media project
The art image licensing program from the Art UK Shop includes thousands of fine art images that you can license for use in your academic research project; or in print, television or digital media work. You will find a variety of artworks available to license from Art UK Partner Collections covering a broad spectrum of themes and subject matters. You can use our search tools and filters to find artworks by keyword, collection or artist.
Get an instant quote on image licences
Once you find the right artwork for your requirements, you can use our simple image licence wizard to tell us how you plan to use the image. We will use your answers to provide an instant online quote and the facility to buy online. Your image will be available to download within 30 minutes of placing your order with us.
License artwork for your academic publishing project
Art UK Shop offers image licensing options for academic publishing and research use. We have a range of affordable options for art students and academic researchers. You can use our art images in a variety of academic publications including journals, books, e-books, student dissertations and essays. Adding an image to your work helps bring the subject matter to life and helps to engage the reader or audience.
Find artwork to use in your newspaper or magazine article
Our editorial image licence options are ideal for journalists writing pieces for their newspaper or magazine. Are you writing about a particular piece of fine art, an artist, museum or subject? You can add depth to your writing by licensing an image from our extensive image bank. Don’t just talk about fine art – let your reader see it.
Art images for use in books and print media
Authors and publishers now have access to license a number of images in our fine art image library for use on the cover or interior of their books. The Art UK Shop is an excellent resource for images for reference books or to put on the cover of your latest masterpiece. You can license pictures for global use allowing you to reach a much more comprehensive audience.
Licence fine art images for your television project
You can now license a number of artworks on the Art UK Shop for use in your TV or news broadcast. Each licence is valid for unlimited transmissions in a single country, or worldwide. Images on the Art UK Shop will be of particular interest to producers of art documentaries, art history shows, school and educational shows or news bulletins.
Buy an image licence from Art UK Shop and support UK art collections
Buying an image licence from the Art UK Shop is quick and easy. Just find the image you want to purchase and use our online usage selector for an instant quote. You can pay online and receive your download in around 30 minutes. Every purchase you make through the Art UK shop supports the ongoing work of UK museums, art galleries and collections.