There is a new art gallery in town. Which town you’d ask; every town. Google’s Google art gallery brings for the art enthusiasts. An online gallery that allows viewers to have a closer look at the artistic treasures from around the world.
Google’s Arts and Culture app has taken a huge leap while adding a new wrinkle to the niche market that the app serves. By bringing virtual reality into action, the visitors are allowed to roam around a gallery containing the works of Dutch master Johannes Vermeer. The unique thing about it is that the company has actually created a miniature 3D Google art gallery that makes use of the phone’s AR functionality to make the place appear real.
One Can Wander Around In Google Art Gallery Virtually:
The ARCore and ARKit, as used in the app, allow users to wander around the halls to have a closer look at the displayed paintings. The detail with which the app has been built makes it even more commendable and lively.
The “Pocket Gallery” is built in a manner that the experience of the same remains real. You can glide through the passages, stop in front of a great painting, zoom in on the art piece, look at it in high resolution, and move on to the next picture; just the way you’d do in a real art gallery.
The Google art gallery features artworks and stories, pertaining to different cultures, from all around the world. Exploration is the key when using this app as it makes it all the more fun. It also allows users to share pictures, of the pieces they adore, with their friends.
There’s More To Google Art Gallery Than Just Fun:
The reason behind Google coming up with a virtual Google art gallery is not just for fun. There have been several cultural institutions, working since decades, that have been collecting and safeguarding our heritage since forever. However; not everyone has access to the elements that possess a meaning greater than we could imagine. Hence, it was Google’s idea to come up with a technological solution to the problem of accessibility of cultural assets.
So far, Google’s Art and Culture app has achieved its purpose. The taste of art can hence, be tasted by the cravers by means of downloading the app from the app store.