art:21 – Google’s Art Project and the Uncanny Museum


Google has embarked on an Art Project using its Google Maps Street View that allows users to visit entire sections of well known museums and galleries virtually. Although it is an interesting concept, it also highlights the difficulties that projects of this type can encounter: some museums only allowed access to specific sections of their galleries, so the ‘virtual visit’ is not quite complete. The art:21 blog has a really interesting article on this topic:

Google’s Art Project and the Uncanny Museum.

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