Art from around the world is more accessible to people on their computers after Google announced a major expansion of its Art Project on Tuesday.
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The Google Art Project started in 2011, according to a news release from Google, with 1,000 images from 17 museums. The expansion announced Tuesday was an increase in the number of partners, as well as an overhaul of the technology to improve the quality of the images and enhance the navigation.
Google said the Art Project is part of efforts to make culture accessible to the widest audience by putting it online.
“SFMOMA is widely acknowledged as a leader among museums worldwide for our inventive approach to online engagement, and this exciting project furthers our commitment to extend compelling experiences with contemporary art into the digital realm,” SFMOMA Director Neal Benezra said in a statement.