Art Stories Oct 2023

Some fun things can happen when art and technology combine. Masterpieces can come to life in games, selfies, and even on the TV.

Puzzle through a Monet painting

Painting of a woman with red hair holding a cat
Still from The Master’s Pupil

The Master’s Pupil is a unique puzzle adventure game that took seven years to create as the graphics are all hand-painted! Players get to help Claude Monet complete his paintings and solve puzzles along the way.

I’m ready for my close-up

Photo of a woman standing in front of an audience pointing to a Vermeer painting
People look at Pablo Picasso’s Guernica (1937) at the Reina Sofia Museum. Photo by Denis Doyle/Getty Images.

Visitors to Reina SofĂ­a in Madrid can now take photos of Pablo Picasso’s Guernica. Since its installation photography was banned. However, in an effort to improve the flow of traffic through the gallery, they’ve decided to allow selfies. After all, with a quick snap, most viewers will be on their way.

Masterpieces at home

Courtesy of Samsung.

Ever wish you could take a masterpiece home with you? Now you can thanks to a partnership between The Met and Samsung. Owners of the Frame TV will be able to turn their TV into a digital canvas and view select pieces from The Met’s collection.

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