Thursday, January 15, 2009

I'm ready for my close up, Google Earth

Madrid's Prado museum has teamed up with Google Earth, which will allow viewers to "navigate easily across large paintings such as Hieronymous Bosch's Garden of Earthly Delights, moving from the serene portrait of Adam and Eve in Paradise, to Earth's naked bodies coupling inside a mussel shell or munching oversized pieces of fruit, or Hell's kissing pigs disguised as nuns, with an ease that — given the work's size and intricacy — would be denied a visitor standing before the actual 220 x 390 cm triptych," according to Time Magazine. Story here.
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