Originally published at: http://news.nextbigwhat.com/google-cultural-institute-app-297/
The new tools will help art lovers in India and across the globe discover works and artifacts from thousands of museums present in more than 70 countries:
- Search for anything, from the history of the Nalanda University, India’s newest World Heritage Site, topanoramic imagery of its excavation.
- Scroll through art by time - discover artworks by Abanindranath Tagore, one of the founders of modern Indian painting.
- Browse by color and learn about how Amrita Sher-Gil’s palette changed through her journeys between India and Europe.
Further, making India’s rich cultural heritage come live, Google Cardboard
, gives users the opportunity to take a virtual tour of the Sanskriti Museum
, established in 1978, a home to one of the largest collections of Indian art and craft.