Google Unveils New Virtual Tours of Top Art Galleries in the World

Google Unveils New Virtual Tours of Top Art Galleries in the World

Van Gogh's Starry NightGoogle unveiled a new website that allows virtual tours of some of the world’s most famous art galleries, featuring paintings photographed with extreme high-resolution “gigapixel” technology.

For the Art Project, video cameras mounted on trolleys recorded 360-degree tours of galleries in eleven cities around the world.

  • The Palace of Versailles (Versailles)
  • The Van Gogh Museum, and Rijksmuseum (Amsterdam)
  • Smithsonian’s Freer Gallery of Art (Washington, DC)
  • Uffizi Gallery (Florence)
  • The Museum of Modern Art, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and The Frick Collection (New York City)
  • National Gallery, and Tate Britain (London)
  • Museo Reina Sofia, and Museo Thyssen – Bornemisza (Madrid)
  • Museum Kampa (Prague)
  • The State Hermitage Museum (St. Petersburg)
  • The State Tretyakov Gallery (Moscow)
  • Alte Nationalgalerie, and Gemäldegalerie (Berlin)

View all the galleries at www.googleartproject.com

WATCH the video below

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