A masterwork on your screen: Museums digitize collections
“Tech Tuesday: A Masterwork On Your Screen: Museums Digitize Collections.” WAMU 88.5 in Washington DC Many of the most famous artworks in the world have long been available to audiences looking for them on the web. But until recently, one still had to travel to museums to fully experience those masterpieces. Now museums are presenting high-resolution images of masterpieces in the public domain, allowing viewers to observe colors and textures like never before.
Peter Dueker, Head of digital imaging services, National Gallery of Art; Anne Goodyear, President, College Art Association; co-director, Bowdoin College Museum of Art; Tyler Green, Producer, host and editor, Modern Art Notes; columnist, Modern Painters magazine