Miranda Hinkley hears why Hans Holbein’s Ambassadors are worth a closer look.
10 February, 2011
Over a thousand world-famous artworks, panoramic views of galleries, super high-res, zoomable images; this is the new Google Art Project.
Launched earlier this month, it’s the result of a long-term collaboration with institutions including the National Gallery, Tate, The State Hermitage Museum, Uffizi, Rijksmuseum and the Van Gogh Museum. It allows users anywhere in the world to learn about the history and artists behind a huge number of works, at the click of a mouse.