An eye for detail: Zoom through 1,000 artworks thanks to the new Art Camera from the Google Cultural Institute

So much of the beauty and power of art lives in the details. You can only fully appreciate the genius of artists like Monet or Van Gogh when you stand so close to a masterpiece that your nose almost touches it. As you step back from the brush strokes, you wonder how it all comes together. At the Google Cultural Institute, we know that people love experiencing art in close detail.Read the full article

Meet the Art Camera by the Google Cultural Institute at Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen

Meet the new Art Camera by the Google Cultural Institute — a custom-built camera ready to travel around the world to bring people more of these ultra-high-resolution 'gigapixel' images than ever possible before. The Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen was among the first to use the Art Camera to digitize a series of artworks, including the Portrait of Armand Roulin by Van Gogh. Discover more about the Art Camera by the Google Cultural Institute : [blog post link] and more masterpieces digitized with the Art Camera: Discover more masterpieces digitized from the Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen: