What the Internet is good for: Google has digitized every issue of Spy magazine.
Archive for February, 2011
It’s even better than you think. This week the Google Art Project debuted, giving anyone an inexhaustible, close-up view of the world’s top art museum collections. You can explore the galleries with a street-view like perspective and then zoom into each work of art, which are photographed at an average 7 billion pixels per image. Currently there are 17 museum collection available including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Museum of Modern Art, the Frick Collection, National Gallery in London, Tate Britain, Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Rijksmuseum, Palace of Versailles, and the Hermitage. Read more about the project here. And see a behind the scenes video of how it was done.