Simply Amazing Close-Ups of Van Gogh Paintings

Simply Amazing Close-Ups of Van Gogh’s Paintings

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

SEE ALSO: Waves by Ran Ortner

 [Source: Twisted Sifter]

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