Matt Jones

Link Notes 28 April 2020

Van Gogh's Shoes
Van Gogh's Shoes The Metropolitan Museum of Art · Public Domain

Van Gogh Museum Virtual Tour

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLp9bGKxyieV2dOlQUVMq0i_5QSShvghVP

With no-one able to visit them, museums and galleries around the world are coming up with solutions for people to experience their collections.

I like these simple high resolution videos from the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam which recreate your point of view as if you were walking around the gallery.


The British Museum has published 2 million images under a Creative Commons license

https://www.britishmuseum.org/collection

Other museums are taking different approaches by placing vast collections of images online under public domain or Creative Commons licenses.

The British Museum has just realised 2 million images of its collection, although the presence of this artefacts in the museum isn’t without controversy.

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