In the period of forced quarantine, in order to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus, the association between art, culture and technology helps in democratizing access to production, as well as respecting governmental determinations.
Some museums and galleries offer virtual tours with 360º technology through the capture of satellite images, but everything has become even more realistic and accessible with the partnership with Google. He developed a specific culture and art platform, the Arts Culture, previously called Google art project, which uses street view technology to provide free virtual tours to art galleries around the world. In addition, the site also provides information on art history, compiles works by famous artists and divides the collections in a thematic way.
So Paulo Assis Chateaubriand Art Museum – MASP
Bela Vista, So Paulo. The collection of MASP more than 8 thousand works, including paintings, sculptures, objects, photographs and clothing from different periods, covering European, African, Asian and American production. Among the exhibited works are pink and blue by Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Van Gogh’s schoolboy, among others. Access the website for the virtual tour.
Gemldegalerie, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin
Berlin, Germany. THE Gemldegalerie it has one of the most important collections of European painting in the world, from the 13th to the 18th centuries. Masterpieces from all periods of art history are on permanent display, including paintings by Jan van Eyck, Pieter Bruegel, Albrecht Drer, Rafael, Titian, Caravaggio, Peter Paul Rubens, Rembrandt and Jan Vermeer van Delft. The gallery is especially proud of the strong collection of German and Italian paintings from the 13th to the 16th centuries and paintings from the Low Countries dating from the 15th to the 17th centuries. Access the website for the virtual tour.
La Galleria Nazionale
Rome, Italy. It maintains the complete collection of international and Italian art from the 19th to the 21st century, composed of 20,000 works of art, including paintings, drawings, sculptures and installations, and represents the main artistic movements of the last two centuries. From neoclassicism to impressionism, divisionism and historical avant-garde from the beginning of the 20th century, Futurism, Surrealism, the most notable group of works from the 20s to 40s, from the movement of the 19th century called Scuola Romana, from Pop Art to Arte Povera, contemporary art and much more are represented and displayed in the collection and space of La Galleria Nazionale. Access the website for the virtual tour.
National Museum of Fine Arts
Downtown Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro. Rene has a collection of seventy thousand items including paintings, drawings, prints, sculptures, objects, documents and books. The bicentennial Coleo do National Museum of Fine Arts it originated from three different sets of works: the paintings brought by Joaquim Lebreton, head of Misso Artstica Francesa, who arrived in Rio de Janeiro in 1816; the works belonging to or produced here by members of the Misso, among which stand out Nicolas-Antoine Taunay, Jean-Batiste Debret, Grandjean de Montigny, Charles Pradier and the brothers Ferrez; and the pieces of the D. Joo VI Collection, left by him in Brazil, when he returned to Portugal in 1821. Access the website for the virtual tour.
Pinacoteca de So Paulo
Frida Kahlo: I paint myself
Kumbukumbu: African culture
Weaving freedom in Meghalaya of the Worldview Impact Foundation
The second war on 100 objects
Casa de Cora Coralina