Google enhances art search experience with latest updates on Search and Maps

| Updated: Jun 20, 2017 23:53 IST

New Delhi [India], June 20 (ANI): In a bid to inspire art enthusiasts around the world to brush up their art knowledge and become art experts, Google has announced the latest updates on Search and Maps driving newer ways to experience artworks online. The new feature helps to search for art-related things, you'll have access to more relevant results and the ability to dive deeper into topics of interest. Google has also added a new feature in Panoramic View that gives you key insights about the artworks on your virtual museum visits. With more than 500 million art-related searches on Google, the Google Arts and Culture team worked with Google Search engineers to improve systems understanding in recognition of artworks, the places you can see them in person, the artists who made them, the materials they used, the art period they belong to; thus, delivering a much more refined and relevant results to art related queries. Next time you search for an artist like M.F. Husain, Google Search will pull up an interactive Knowledge Panel that will highlight ways you can explore on a deeper level, like seeing a collection of the artist's works or even scrolling through the museums where you can view the paintings on the wall. And for some pieces, you can click through to see picture-perfect high-resolution imagery right from Google Arts & Culture. (ANI)

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