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Art Lover or Art Tourist?

February 9, 2011

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Art Lover or Art Tourist?

Few people working in the cultural sector, if they are even remotely internet savvy, will have missed the recent launch of the Google Art Project, which, through the combination of Google Street View technology and a custom viewer zoom function, allows you to navigate through several of the world’s most acclaimed art museums and discover featured artworks at high resolution. This reminded me, in a roundabout way, of an experience I had on holiday in New York last year. During our week in the Big […]

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