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17 museums, 9 countries, 486 artists

This great new resource, the Google Art Project, launched yesterday, captures work from 17 museums, 9 countries, 385 gallery rooms, 1,000 high-resolution artworks (7 to 14 billion pixels), and 486 artists. Google have used similar software to zoom in on images as they have on maps, and certainly it pays off. The Google Maps ‘Street […]

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An Art poster for Christmas?

I have been musing that looking at the popularity in the sale of art posters might help to understand the insistence of the general public in favour of figurative art of a particular sort (rather than a whole range of types of contemporary visual arts ). So, what is it that makes people ‘flash the […]

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