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Google Art Project: Take a Virtual walk (tour) on 17 Museums

By sudharsan

February 1, 2011
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It’s always difficult to view museum in different countries because it needs a lot of money for a normal person. This news will be very special & great for those people, yes, Google launches its art work projects, which enables user to see 17 museums at one place with 360 degree and street view facilities.

You can view the museum as you walk through it, i.e. street view of museum, so you will get full enjoyment of viewing museum, You’ll find a selection of super high-resolution images of famous works of art as well as more than a thousand other images, by more than 400 artists—all in one place.

Check hereGoogle art project

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Features

1. Dive into brushstroke-level detail

Enjoy high resolution images of famous art work of the museums using specially built picassa “microscopic view“, so you can zoom image in and out without loosing its original quality

2. Street view inside museums

You can street view inside the museums with 360 degree view, it brings you a excalt fell of walking through the museums.

3. Create your own collection

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You can save specific views and photos as you like using “Create an Artwork Collection”  features and you can also share it with your friends and relatives using goo.gl shortner.

Museums featured on “Google Art Project”

1. Van Gogh MuseumAmsterdam

2. The State Tretyakov GalleryMoscow

3. Palace of VersaillesVersailles

4. Tate BritainLondon

5. Alte NationalgalerieBerlin

6. MoMA, The Museum of Modern ArtNew York City

7. Uffizi GalleryFlorence

8. RijksmuseumAmsterdam

9. National GalleryLondon

10. The Metropolitan Museum of ArtNew York City

11. Freer Gallery of Art, SmithsonianWashington, DC

12. The State Hermitage MuseumSt.Petersburg

13. The Frick CollectionNew York City

14. GemäldegalerieBerlin

15. Museo Reina SofiaMadrid

16. Museo Thyssen – BornemiszaMadrid

17. Museum KampaPrague

Hope Google will expand this list in future 😀

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