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Google’s Art Project Grows Larger With 151 Museums Online Across 40 Countries

Google has announced that Google Art Project  – , where art lovers, students and armchair travellers can explore the visually creative world, has seen a major expansion.

Now culture fans will be able to explore sculpture, street art and photographs from 151 Museums – in 40 Countries  –

A deeper appreciation

Using completely new tools, called Explore and Discover, you can find artworks by period, artist or type of artwork, displaying works from different museums around the world.

Google+ and Hangouts are integrated on the site, so that users can create personal galleries and an enhanced ‘My Gallery’ feature allows visitors to select any of the 30,000 artworks—along with favourite details to build a very personalised experience.

Up close and personal

The Google Art Project now has 46 artworks available with “gigapixel” photo capturing technology, photographed in extraordinary detail using super high resolution.

Though purists will still want to seek out the atmosphere and smells of a location in which to enjoy their art experience, the Art Project is simple-to-use and fascinating to explore, not just for the works themselves, but also the unique way in which they have been presented.


By Jamillah Knowles – 


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