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Google Launches New Online Art Gallery Site

Tuesday, 01 Feb 2011 09:52 AM

 

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Google on Tuesday unveiled its Art Project, which aims to bring online visits to galleries around the world closer to the real thing and, in some cases, better.

The website address is (www.googleartproject.com).

Following is a list of the 17 galleries taking part in the launch, with more expected to be added as time goes on.

Also detailed are the works of art they chose to be captured in ultra-high resolution images, allowing for detailed study online using the zoom application.

- Alte Nationalgalerie, Berlin

In the Conservatory/Edouard Manet

- Freer Gallery of Art, Smithsonian, Washington DC

The Princess from the Land of Porcelain/James Whistler

- The Frick Collection, New York

St Francis in the Desert/Giovanni Bellini

- Gemaldegalerie, Berlin

The Merchant Georg Gisze/Hans Holbein the Younger

- Museum Kampa, Prague

The Cathedral/Frantisek Kupka

- The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

The Harvesters/Pieter Bruegel the Elder

- MoMA, The Museum of Modern Art, New York

The Starry Night/Vincent van Gogh

- Museo Reina Sofia, Madrid

The Bottle of Anis del Mono/Juan Gris

- Museo Thyssen - Bornemisza, Madrid

Young Knight in a Landscape/Vittore Capaccio

- National Gallery, London

The Ambassadors/Hans Holbein the Younger

- Palace of Versailles, France

Marie-Antoinette de Lorraine-Habsbourg, Queen of France, and

her children/Louise Elisabeth Vigee-Lebrun

- Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam

Night Watch/Rembrandt

- The State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg

Return of the Prodigal Son/Rembrandt

- State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow

The Apparition of Christ to the People (The Apparition of

the Messiah)/Aleksander Ivanov

- Tate Britain, London

No Woman, No Cry/Chris Ofili

- Uffizi Gallery, Florence

The Birth of Venus/Sandro Botticelli

- Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam

The Bedroom/Vincent van Gogh

(Source: Google)

(For main story click on [ID:nLDE7101CS]) (Reporting by Mike Collett-White, editing by Paul Casciato)

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