Doing a lot of videoconferencing? Now your classmates, coworkers, and families don’t have to peek into your messy living room or rumpled bedroom, thanks to our artistic backgrounds from the Creative Commons images in the open image collections on JSTOR.
Download your favorite image to use as a background on Zoom.* Callers will see you where you want to be: in vibrant Van Gogh landscapes, at a palace in 18th-century Japan, or amidst strange creatures in the bottom of the ocean. Just remember that they can still see if you’re wearing pajamas.
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Vincent van Gogh. Wheat Field with Cypresses, 1889
Pradyumna and Maya Fly to Dwarka, c. 1760-1765
John Singer Sargent. Switzerland sketchbook, 1869
James M. Sommerville, Christian Schussele. Ocean Life, 19th c.
Claude Monet. Landscape: The Parc Monceau, 1876
Suzuki Kiitsu. Morning Glories, early 19th c.
Constantin Alexandrovitch Westchiloff. Maine Seascape, 1930-45
Anonymous Chinese artist. A large palace garden, ca. 1850
After Karl Friedrich Schinkel. Design for The Magic Flute, 1847-49
Dining room from Kirtlington Park, 1748
François Diday. Interior Passage in the Colosseum, 1825
Suzuki Harunobu. Woman Dancer in Daimyo’s Palace, 18th c.
*Please note that the availability of open images as Zoom virtual backgrounds is not intended by ITHAKA as an endorsement of Zoom.