Month: November 2013

Exploring the Tate Collection Metadata

The Tate have released their collection metadata in an exemplary way here: Let’s explore it using MongoDB, which you can find installation structions for here. First fetch and upload the JSON data: git clone cd collection find artists

Posted in Art History, Art Open Data

Importing Tate Collection Data Into MongoDB

You have to feed records into Mongo one per line. Like this: find artists -name *.json -exec perl -p -e ‘s/\n/ /’ ‘{}’ \; -exec echo \; | mongoimport –db tate –collection artists find artworks -name *.json -exec perl -p

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