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February 1, 2011

[Washington Post]  Google is bringing its “street view” technology indoors. With the launch of the Google Art Project, announced at a press conference in London this morning, Google jumps into the online art arena with tools that will allow web surfers to move through 17 of the most prominent art galleries in the world, with the option to look more closely at individual art works, including some that will be digitized so exhaustively that individual paint strokes and hairline cracks in the surface will be visible. (read)

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Google Art Project

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  1. roxana permalink
    February 2, 2011 1:39 pm

    wow this is amazing, i have been playing with a visit in the Gemaeldegalerie Berlin and it is so impressive

  2. February 2, 2011 1:55 pm

    no comparison to seeing the real thing in person, but a very decent alternative when it is not possible.

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