Art Camera Google Cultural Institute

Google’s Cultural Institute is providing their Art Camera to museums around the globe. The camera brings the gigapixel zoomability of the Google Earth experience to paintings and drawings. The detail of brushstrokes is amazing…better than sticking your nose up close and having a guard tap you on the shoulder. Plus, you can hop from museum to museum with just a few clicks.

Check the Art Camera out here on Mashable.

Click here to see the collection of Art Camera pix on the Google Cultural Institute site.

Google Art Cam example

Above: an example of the brushwork that can be seen in Cezanne’s painting Quarry at Bibémus.

 

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