The Europeana PHP SDK by Matthias Vandermaesen enables API communication to access European search. In particular, Europeana provides books, paintings, films, art, and archives from museums and libraries. Available installation, usage, and example.
Before paintings hang in museums, the artists put brush to canvas out in the real world. A new site is looking to tie the two together with geocoded art. However, rather than show the location where you can see the artwork, it is instead mapped to the location depicted in the work.