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Google Art Project

  1. 1. GOOGLE GOES GLOBAL WITH EXPANDED ART PROJECTTuesday April 3: Google today announced a major global expansion of the Art Project, signing newpartnerships with 151 partners in 40 countries.  From now on, with a few simple clicks of their fingers, art lovers will be able to discover not justpaintings, but also sculpture, street art, and photographs. Creations from a wide variety of cultures andcivilizations are represented, including Brazilian street graffiti, Islamic decorative arts and ancientAfrican rock art.  The project has expanded dramatically. More than 30,000 objects are available to view in highresolution, up from 1,000 in the first version. Street View images now cover 46 museums, with moreon the way.  A wide range of institutions, large and small, traditional art museums as well as less traditional settingsfor great art, are represented in the expanded Art Project. Click here and take a look at the WhiteHouse in Washington D.C. Explore the collection of the Museum of Islamic Art in Qatar. Continue thejourney in India, exploring the Santiniketan Triptych in the halls of the National Gallery of Modern Art,Delhi. Beyond Art Project’s magic* Voir la liste complète des partenaires et des œuvres visibles en gigapixels en annexe. 1
  2. 2.       KEY FEATURES OF THE NEW ART PROJECT:     • Users may browse the content by the artist’s name, the artwork, the type of art, the museum, the country, the city and the collection. Google+ and video hangouts are integrated on the site, allowing viewers to create even more engaging personal galleries. • A specially designed Street View ‘trolley’ took 360 degree images of the interior of selected galleries which were then stitched together, enabling smooth navigation of over hundreds of rooms within the museums. The gallery interiors can also be explored directly from within Street View in Google Maps. • More than 30,000 artworks are featured in high resolution. Some have been photographed in extraordinary detail using super high resolution or ‘gigapixel’ photo capturing technology, enabling the viewer to study details of the brushwork and patina beyond that possible with the naked eye. • An enhanced My Gallery feature allows users to select any of the 30,000 artworks - along with their favorite details - and ‘build their own personalised gallery. Comments can be added to each painting and the whole collection can then be shared with friends and family. It’s an ideal tool for students. • The new Art Project includes other completely new tools called Explore and Discover. Users can find artworks by period, artist or type of artwork, displaying works from different museums around the world.Nelson Mattos, VP Engineering, Google“Google is committed to bringing all types of culture online and making it accessible. The Art Projectdemonstrates how the Internet helps spread knowledge.”Amit Sood, Head of Art Project, Google“The Art Project is going global, thanks to our new partners from around the entire world. It’s no longerjust about the Indian student wanting to visit Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. It is now alsoabout the American student wanting to visit the National Gallery of Modern Art in Delhi.”The Art Project illustrates Google’s commitment to bringing culture online and making it accessible thewidest possible audience. Under the auspices of the Cultural Institute, Google is producing highresolution images of the Dead Sea Scrolls, digitizing the archives of famous figures such as NelsonMandela, and creating 3D models of 18th century French cities. 2
  3. 3.     Find out even more about Art Project on our new YouTube channel, and explore the project at the www.googleartproject.com A screenshot of the new Art Project versionAbout Google Inc.Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) is a global technology leader focused on improving the ways people connect withinformation. Google’s innovations in web search and advertising have made its website a top internet propertyand its brand one of the most recognized in the world. For more information, visit www.google.com/about.html.Contacts:William Echiksonbechikson@google.com0032 475 66 97 36Anne-Gabrielle Dauba Pantanaccepresse-fr@google.com0033 1 42 68 53 66 3
  4. 4.     APPENDIX ART PROJECT: 151 PARTNERS IN 40 COUNTRIES Country Partner name Argentina Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes de Buenos Aires Australian Rock Art Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney Museum Victoria Australia Museum of Contemporary Art National Gallery of Australia, Canberra National Gallery of Victoria Albertina, Vienna Austria Leopold Museums Kunsthistorisches Museum Vienna (Museum of Fine Arts) Belgium Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium Museu de Arte Moderna de São Paulo Brazil Pinacoteca do Estado de São Paulo Canada Art Gallery of Ontario China Ullens Center for Contemporary Art Museo Botero, Bogotá Colombia Museo Del Oro, Bogotá Museum Kampa, Prague Czech The National Gallery in Prague Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek, Copenhagen Denmark Statens Museum fur Kunst Musée d’Orsay, Paris Musée de lOrangerie Château de Fontainebleau France Musée du quai Branly Palace of Versailles Château de Chantilly Alte Nationalgalerie Altes Museum, Berlin Gemäldegalerie Kupferstichkabinett, Berlin Museum Kunstpalast, Düsseldorf Pergamonmuseum Grünes Gewölbe – Green Vault (Dresden) Kupferstich-Kabinett – Collection of Prints, Drawings and Photographs Münzkabinett – Coin Cabinet Germany Rüstkammer und Türckische Cammer: Armoury and Turkish Chamber Staatliche Ethnografische Sammlungen Sachsen - Saxonian Sate Collections of Ethnography Porzellansammlung – Porcelain Collection Mathematisch-Physikalischer Salon – Mathematical and Physical Salon Gemäldegalerie Alte Meister – Old Masters Picture Gallery Skulpturensammlung – Sculpture Collection Galerie Neue Meister – New Masters Gallery 4
  5. 5.     Museum für Sächsische Volkskunst mit Puppentheatersammlung - Saxon Folk Art Museum with Puppet Theatre Collection Kunstgewerbemuseum – Museum of Decorative Arts Acropolis Museum Greece Benaki Museum of Greek Civilization Museum of Cycladic Art Hong Kong Heritage Museum Hong Kong Hong Kong Museum of Art Hungarian National Gallery Hungary Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest National Gallery Of Modern Art (NGMA), New Delhi India National Museum, Delhi Indonesia Museum Nasional Indonesia Israel The Israel Museum Uffizi Gallery Italy Musei Capitolini Adachi Museum of Art Bridgestone Museum Ohara Museum of Art Japan Suntory Museum of Art The National Museum of Western Art Tokyo National Museum Museo Frida Kahlo Museo Dolores Olmedo Mexico Museo Nacional de Antropología, México Museo Nacional de Arte (MUNAL) Gemeentemuseum Koninklijk Paleis Amsterdam The Kröller-Müller Museum Netherlands Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen Rijksmuseum Van Gogh Museum Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki New Zealand Te Papa Norway The Munch Museum Peru MALI, Museo de Arte de Lima Philippines Ayala Museum Muzeum Sztuki, Łódź Poland The Wilanów Palace Museum Portugal Museu Colecção Berardo The Museum of Islamic Art, Doha Qatar Arab Museum of Modern Art, Mathaf International Centre of the Roerichs The Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts, Moscow Russia The State Hermitage Museum, St.Petersburg The State Russian Museum, St. Petersburg The State Tretyakov Gallery Singapore National Heritage Board, Singapore The Rock Art Research Institute, University of the South Africa Witwatersrand, Johannesburg South African National Gallery South Korea Korean Art Museum Association Fundación Santander Spain Institut Valencià dArt Modern Museu Nacional dArt de Catalunya 5
  6. 6.     Museo de Bellas Artes de Bilbao Museo Art Nouveau y Art Déco - Casa Lis Museo Reina Sofia Museo Thyssen - Bornemisza The Royal Armoury, Sweden Skokloster Castle Sweden Hallwyl Museum National Museums of World Culture Nationalmuseum Stockholm Switzerland The Olympic Museum Taiwan National Palace Museum, Taiwan Pera Museum, Istanbul Turkey Sakıp Sabancı Museum The Art Institute of Chicago The J. Paul Getty Museum The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston Museum of Fine Arts, Boston De Young Museum Denver Art Museum Freer Gallery of Art, Smithsonian Gibbes Museum of Art Indianapolis Museum of Art The Jewish Museum New York Los Angeles County Museum of Art MoMA, The Museum of Modern Art National Gallery of Art, Washington DC National Portrait Gallery The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art U.S. Norman Rockwell Museum Philadelphia Museum of Art Rubin Museum of Art SCAD Museum of Art Smithsonian American Art Museum Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum The Frick Collection The Metropolitan Museum of Art Toledo Art Museum The Brooklyn Museum The White House San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) Yale Center for British Art The Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum Dulwich Picture Gallery Imperial War Museum Museum of London National Galleries of Scotland National Gallery, London The Jewish Museum, London UK British Council The Royal Collection, London Tate Modern Tate Britain Serpentine Gallery Victoria & Albert Museum Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool 6
  7. 7.     ART PROJECT: 46 ARTWORKS AVAILABLE IN GIGAPIXELS PARTNERS ARTWORK TITLE ARTISTES Museum Kampa The Cathedral František Kupka Marie-Antoinette de Lorraine- Habsbourg, Queen of France, and Louise Elisabeth Vigée- Palace of Versailles her children Lebrun Alte Nationalgalerie In the Conservatory Edouard Manet Gemäldegalerie Portrait of a Young Woman Petrus Christus Galleria degli Uffizi The Birth of Venus Boticelli Van Gogh Museum The bedroom Vincent van Gogh Rijksmuseum The Nightwatch Rembrandt The Apparition of Christ to the The State Tretyakov Gallery People Aleksander Ivanov The State Hermitage Museum Return of the Prodigal Son Rembrandt Museo Thyssen Bornemisza Young Knight in a Landscape Vittore Carpaccio Museo Reina Sofia The Bottle of Anís del Mono Juan GrisMoMA, The Museum of Modern Art The Starry Night Vincent van Gogh The Frick Collection St. Francis in the Desert Giovanni Bellini The Princess from the Land ofFreer Gallery of Art, Smithsonian Porcelain James McNeill Whistler The Metropolitan Museum of Art The Harvesters Pieter Bruegel the Elder Tate Britain No Woman, No Cry Chris Ofili Hans Holbein the National Gallery The Ambassadors Younger Art Gallery of New South Wales Fires on Arthur Streeton Clifford Possum National Gallery of Australia Warlugulong Tjapaltjarri Museum of fine Art, Kunshistorisches Museum The Tower of Babel Pieter Bruegel the Elder Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts The Fall of the Rebel Angels Pieter Bruegel the Elder Pinacoteca do Estado Saudade Almeida JúniorMAM, Museu de Arte Moderna de São Paulo Sem título Osgemeos Musée d’Orsay Bal du moulin de la Galette Pierre-Auguste Renoir Musée de lOrangerie Paul Guillaume, Novo Pilota Amedeo Modigliani Musée du quai Branly Masque de façade Louis XIV of France hunting near the Fontainebleau Palace of Fontainebleau Pierre-Denis Martin 7
  8. 8.     Pergamonmuseum Lion relief from the Processional Way Unknown Altes Museum Centaurs mosaic Unknown Acropolis Museum The Parthenon East Frieze, Block VI Unknown Radha and Krishna in the boat of National Museum love Nihal Chand National Gallery of Modern Art Santiniketan Triptych Tyeb Mehta Israel Museum Isaiah Scroll Unknown Musei Capitolini Annunciation Garofalo Tokyo National Museum Maple Viewers Kano Hideyori Adachi Museum of Art Autumn Leaves Yokoyama Taikan Museo Nacional de Antropología Piedra del Sol UnknownKONINKLIJK PALEIS AMSTERDAM The Judgement of Solomon Artus Quellinus Islamic Museum of Qatar Velvet with Female Figures UnknownThe Pushkin State Museum of Fine Bucentaurs return to the pier by The Giovanni Antonio Canal Arts Palazzo decale Canaletto The State Russian Museum The Last Day of Pompeii Karl Briullov MNAC Altarpiece of Saint Vincent Bernat MartorellWhite House Executive Office of the President Portrait of George Washington Gilbert Stuart A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of Art Institute of Chicago La Grande Jatte Georges-Pierre Seurat Getty Center The Abduction of Europa Rembrandt 8

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