Novelty: top artworks on Internet

by Alexander Roberto Moust on December 17, 2011

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Have you always dreamed of simply sitting at home and be able to study te world’s leading artworks in close up through one simple internetsite? Well here is something you might want to explore. Navigate to the larger museums of the world right from your living room. More than 17 museums with the most popular exhibitions unfold with incredible clarity right on your computer screen. This innovative idea is once again coming from Google, who has taken its 360-degree Street View cameras into some of the most famous and acclaimed galleries, to open the world’s art collection to the internet. The Google Art Project may, with simply one click, travel you to several world famous museums and let you admire more than 1000 artworks by 486 artists.

Described as a unique collaboration with some of the world’s most acclaimed art museums to enable people to discover and view more than a thousand artworks online in extraordinary detail, it allows you to:
“It’s our first step toward making great art more accessible,” said project lead Amit Sood on the Google blog, “and we hope to add more museums and works of art in time.”

http://www.googleartproject.com

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