Google Art Project goes 3D with vast, macabre collection of animal skulls
Google is continuing to expand and add to its Google Art Project, with the latest update allowing museums and galleries to upload 3D objects to the online art-sharing platform. Following the feature’s launch today, more than 200 3D-scanned artifacts have been added. Highlights including a 9,000-year-old mask — the oldest in the world — from the Israel Museum in Jerusalem and a vast, macabre, and fascinating collection of animal skulls provided by the California Academy of Sciences. 3D objects in Google Art Project are labeled as such, and users can simply click on them with their mouse or trackpad and spin them around or zoom in and out.
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It’s a neat addition to the growing art platform, and the…
Source:: The Verge