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E-MUSEUMS – TOUR THE BRITISH MUSEUM LIVE – TONIGHT (THURSDAY)

New Post Goes Up Every Wednesday A night at the British Museum: after-hours with Dan Snow at ‘Defining Beauty’ Marble statue of discus-thrower by Myron. Roman copy of a bronze Greek original of the 5th century BC. From The British Museum Press Release,  “At 6.30pm on Thursday 28 May, the British Museum will present a live […]

E – MUSEUMS MATISSE AT THE MOVIES AND ON YOUR PHONE VIA THE TATE MODERN AND THE NEW MEDIA

The Tate Modern is offering “Once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see this extraordinary landmark exhibition which brings together around 120 works from the period in which Matisse began ‘cutting into colour.’” As reported by ArtDaily, The Tate Modern’s major exhibition, Henri Matisse: The Cut-Outs, is the most comprehensive exhibition ever devoted to the artist’s paper cut-outs made […]

E – MUSEUMS – THE NATIONAL GALLERY OF ART ON YOUR PHONE

New Post Goes Up Every Wednesday at 8:30 pm ET A major theme of this blog is the use of the New Media  by museums  to fufill their mission to make Art accessible to all. As numerous examples from prior posts have shown, this doesn’t require flashing lights, and all the other bells and whistles commonly associated […]

E-BOOKS: Are Fine Art Book Publishers Moving into the Digital Age?

New Post goes up every Wednesday at 8:30 pm ET By David Padwa We have written before about the Musée d’Orsay’s e-book: Great Impressionist and Post-Impressionist Paintings (above).Recall: This book is an outstanding example of what can be done in the enhanced e-book format, and an excellent example to print publishers by the Museum and Artepublishing […]

GOOGLE GLASS : APPLICABILITY IN FINE ART?

GOOGLE GLASS A New Post Goes Up Every Wednesday at 8:30pm ET By David Padwa Google Glass was released to developers in February 2013, and will be available to all consumers in 2014.  There is a lot of excitement surrounding Glass because it is the new, shiny, and exciting gadget, akin to the release of the […]

E-MUSEUMS – ZKM A LAB FOR 5 MUSEUMS AND THE WORLD

The Center for Art and Media (ZKM) in Karlsruhe,Germany holds a unique position in the world for The development of interdisciplinary projects and promotion of international collaborations. It responds to the rapid developments in information technology and today’s changing social structures. It is an excellent resource for those, anywhere in the world, interested in the […]

E-MUSEUMS: MUSEUM COOL IN SPAIN AT THE PRADO / E-MUSEOS: MUSEO EN ESPAÑA EN EL PRADO

New Post goes up every Wednesday, 8:30 pm, ET. This post is another our series exploring the use of the New Media by museums throughout the world to fulfill their mission to make art accessible to the public. The Prado Museum joins an impressive and growing number of museums who have seized the challenges of […]