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Street Art Isn't Forever. But This Google Project Is Trying To Change That.

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 03.19.2015 | Arts

If you're a follower of street art, you get used to seeing your favorite works disappear before your eyes. The wheat pastes, graffiti and stencils tha...

What Is the Authenticity of a Work of Art in the Era of 3D?

Jean-Jacques Neuer | Posted 03.14.2015 | Arts
Jean-Jacques Neuer

What would be the meaning of an "original work" tomorrow if the copy is identical to the original and if being provided with an off-the-shelf technical device is sufficient to reproduce the original? Why would the original be more expensive than the copy? How is it possible to insure effectively against fakes?

Artist Challenges Google Art Project

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 06.14.2013 | Arts

British artist Phil Thompson has imagined a playful way to address issues of appropriation and ownership in the art world. The mind behind projects li...

82nd & Fifth Google Art Project Art Talk

The Metropolitan Museum of Art | Posted 06.18.2013 | Arts
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

On Monday Christopher Noey, General Manager of Media Production, Senior producer, discussed 82nd & Fifth during a Google Art Project Art Talk Hangout....

Of Pixels and Paintings: Gallery One, ArtLens and the Role of Technology in Museums

David Franklin | Posted 05.13.2013 | Arts
David Franklin

Twice now, Google Art Project -- an effort by Google to photograph and share, via the Internet, many of the world's great pieces of art from many of the world's great museums -- has asked to have access to the collection of the Cleveland Museum of Art. And yet, both times, we have declined Google's offer.

Free to Foster Culture of Innovation and Creativity

Ross LaJeunesse | Posted 07.03.2012 | Technology
Ross LaJeunesse

As Korean Hallyu reveals, the open Internet is an engine of massive growth in global cultural production, opening up many new economic opportunities. But culture is not only critical to the economic future of many advanced economies; it is also, simply put, the essence of society.

How Israel's Museums Are Harnessing Social Media to Share Their Wares

Ruth Eglash | Posted 06.27.2012 | Arts
Ruth Eglash

"If someone based in Oklahoma goes online to read about the museum and learns through our Timeline what we do, then you can be sure that the first place that person will visit if they come to Israel is the museum."

WATCH: Google's Virtual Museum

Michael Kurcfeld | Posted 11.18.2011 | Arts
Michael Kurcfeld

Google is the engine that keeps on giving. A while back, the colossus of search gave us its master plan of digitizing every book in the world, with t...

2011's Top 10 Moments In Art, So Far

The Huffington Post | Analise Roland | Posted 09.17.2011 | Home

Since we've made it halfway through 2011, we thought we'd take a look back at the art moments that have defined this year so far. From the defacing of...

Blog Watch: Collapsing Time And Space On DailyServing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Recent advancements in technology such as Google Earth and street-view, has given anyone with a computer and an internet connection the ability to col...

Highlights This Week: Swimsuits, Cezanne, King Tut

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Love, mummies and street art. It's been a busy and eclectic week on the Arts page: from lots of Valentine's Day love to mystifying sculpture inspired ...

Using Google Art To Explore Famous, Unfinished Paintings

James Elkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
James Elkins

I have been writing about looking slowly, taking the time to see the visual world. My first column was about a Mondrian painting, and it included some...

What Has the Internet Ever Done for Art? The Google Art Project and the Missing Net Art Movement

Andy Miah | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Andy Miah

Viewers can now browse classic gallery collections in hyper-real gigapixel quality, but Google's project is out of sync with the values of the digital revolution.

Highlights This Week: Cellos, Cheaters, And Cyberspace

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

From cello renditions of a Kanye West hit to reports that creative people are more likely to cheat, from the discovery of a 1929 film of the Ballet Ru...

Google Art Project Aims To Redefine Museum Experience--But Has Some Rough Edges

The Huffington Post | Bianca Bosker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Visit New York's Museum of Modern Art, then take a tour through London's Tate Britain, followed by a quick trip to Florence's Uffizi with just a few c...