Google Art Project – a new service by Google – allows anyone to enjoy masterpieces of more than 40 000 images from more than 40 countries online gathered in one spot. The outstanding collection is a contribution from different museums around the world. Some of images are available in gigapixel format, allowing the viewers to enjoy extremely detailed close-ups on favorite art.
The project includes more than 150 artworks by Dutch post-impressionist Vincent Van Gogh. Below there are some of his painting with extreme zoom on brush stroke details. No words needed, impressive vision of the great master.
The Starry Night – 1889. Museum of Modern Art
Enclosed Wheat Field with Peasant/Landscape at Saint-Rémy – 1889. Indianapolis Museum of Art
Poppy field – 1890. Gemeentemuseum Den Haag
Starry night over the Rhône – 1888. Musée d’Orsay
Olive Orchard / Olive Grove – 1889. Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
The Rocks – 1888. Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
Wheat Field with Cypresses – 1889. Metropolitan Museum of Art
Self-portrait, 1889. National Gallery of Art