Arts & Culture

    • Exploring art (through selfies) with Google Arts & Culture

      The Google Arts & Culture platform hosts millions of artifacts and pieces of art, ranging from prehistory to the contemporary, shared by museums across the world. But the prospect of exploring all that art can be daunting. To make it easier, we dreamt up a fun solution: connect people to art by way of a fundamental artistic pursuit, the search for the self … or, in this case, the selfie.

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  • With Tilt Brush, an artists turns his virtual word into reality

    …, drawing in three- dimensional space was unknown territory for me. Until recently, I’ve never created art using VR technology, but with Google Arts and Culture and the help of Tilt Brush engineers, I brought VR and sculpture together to create something that was more than just an experiment. This week at the Royal Academy in London, I’m…

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  • Defying gravity: an epic stunt at the Guggenheim Bilbao

    … through Bilbao. Today it stands as an icon of the city and its successful self-transformation. To celebrate the Guggenheim's 20th anniversary, Google Arts & Culture partnered with the museum to bring their stories to you and show it from a new angle. But how do you find a new angle on one of the world's most photographed buildings? Google invited…

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  • Bavarian State Library and Google celebrate 10 years of partnership

    … a digital exhibition on Google Arts & Culture. Ten years ago the venerable Bavarian State Library from Munich (BSB) and the comparatively young Google started their joint adventure: the digitization of hundreds of thousands of historical writings from the archives of the BSB and its Bavarian regional libraries. To celebrate the 10th anniversary…

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  • Exploring Contemporary Art with Google Arts & Culture

    … Working with more than 180 partners all over the world, Google Arts & Culture is shining a light on contemporary art, with a new collection of online stories and rich digital content at g.co/ContemporaryArt. Through an immersive digital journey, we bring you straight to the institutions housing the world’s seminal contemporary art…

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  • Something’s coming … “West Side Story” on Google Arts & Culture

    … the Broadway musical first debuted. In partnership with Carnegie Hall, the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, the Museum of the City of New York and the National Museum of American Jewish History, Google Arts & Culture is launching a new collection honoring “West Side Story.” Bringing together artifacts and mementos from the making…

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  • Preserving and celebrating Latino cultures in the U.S.

    … to everyone with our newest Google Arts & Culture collection: Latino Cultures in the U.S. This is Winston Vargas's "Domino Players," shot in Washington Heights, New York. The photo is featured at the Smithsonian American Art Museum and is now a part of the Latino Cultures in the U.S. Arts & Culture collection. The collection has…

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  • Step inside of music

    … What if you could step inside your favorite song and get a closer look at how music is made? That’s the idea behind our new interactive experiment Inside Music. The project is a collaboration with the popular podcast Song Exploder and some of our favorite artists across different genres—Phoenix, Perfume Genius, Natalia Lafourcade, Ibeyi…

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