The James A. Michener Art Museum announced today that it is launching Street View imagery of its galleries along with thirteen works viewable in super high resolution or ‘gigapixel’ photo capturing technology. Using the Street View feature, visitors can virtually move around the Museum’s galleries selecting works of art that interest them by clicking to reveal high resolution images (where available). Each of these thirteen images contains seven billion pixels, enabling the viewer to study details of the brushwork beyond what is possible with the naked eye. Along with these efforts, an additional 25 high-resolution objects will be added to the already existing 90 objects on the Google Art Project platform enabling people throughout the world to explore a sampling of its paintings, prints, photographs and sculptures. A specially designed Street View ‘trolley’ took 360 degree images of the interior of selected galleries, which

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