Thursday, April 4, 2013
Google Art Project to get high-res artworks from NYC's Center for Jewish History
New York City's Center for Jewish History is contributing more than 600 high-resolution artworks to the Google Art Project.
Highlights include paintings and works on paper that survived the Holocaust and portraits of Sigmund Freud.
The Google Art Project is part of the Google Cultural Institute. It uses technology to put art, archives, heritage sites and other cultural material online.
To date, it has more than 40,000 objects. Viewers can browse works by the artist's name, type of work, museum, country, collections and time period.
The Center for Jewish History is home to the American Jewish Historical Society, Yeshiva University Museum and other Jewish organizations.
to read more at Newsday.
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