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I came to know many good and bad things. which would include building a base line quantitative understanding of Delhi at the local and regional levels. Both traditional sectors and emerging sectors such as culture, (Express Archive) Top News The Congress, rounds of consultations with leaders, (Source: Reuters) Related News Pablo Carreno Busta reached his first Grand Slam semifinal by beating No. 6-4,Written by George Mathew | Published: October 30Moderate FDI inflows likely over next 1?and make it your own. That is to say it uses technology to whirl you headlong into arenas as diverse as the Temple of Dendurthe Sackler wing of the Smithsonian Museum in New Yorkthe blind marbled gaze of the Greek boy circa 450 BC from the Acropolis MuseumAthensor into the swirling luminosity of Vincent van Goghs The Starry Night at the MoMaNew York In this web of lightyou are invited to be both spider and fly The programme has been created so elegantly it allows for multiple options and journeys The museums are organised in alphabetic order Each museum comes with a floor plan The virtual tour allows you to walk through the galleries before you decide where you want to hover You can become your own curator creating your own museum The best part is that there are no long queues of people waiting to grab a dekko before you andof courseno bored and yawning guards fixing you with a beady eye in case you linger too long upon a bronze belly-button For lovers of the Chola bronzes (10th centurySouth India)the female form in all its pendulous beauty can be accessed in an image of Sembiyan Mahadevi as Goddess Parvati from the Freer and Sackler collection at the Smithsonian Its difficult to explainbut the pixellated image of Sembiyan Mahadevi seems more at home at the Smithsonian than a bronze at the National GalleryDelhi Its as if the years of obscurity have corroded the very soul of the images there and made them barren The tremendous bronzesthe examples of everyday Indian artcan no longer sing or shout The Google Art Project foregrounds specially chosen iconic works with in-depth scrutiny and thereby reiterates a certain European supremacy for already acclaimed models The Botticelli Venus from the Uffizifor instancehas been reproduced in such intimate close-up that you could fancy yourself an art restorera Da Vinci Code-style sleuthor skin specialistor even an intimate admirer breathing in the dewy texture of the Venusian dermis Compared to thisamong the Indian offeringsa miniature painting Radha Krishna in the Boat of Love sails down into oblivion Not only does the Tunnel of Love subtitle trivialise itbut by not providing any backgroundthe painting sinks out of sight At the same timethe opportunity of opening up the amazing record of the Indian artistic experience in all its multi-armed vitality is something that has been waiting to happen The selection of paintings from the NGMA alone deserves applauseif not for anything else then for the sheer effort that must have been involved in making the choices relevant Its a roller-coaster ridethrough many eras and stylesthat has flung out several deserving candidates The common humanity that shines through in the majority of the works underlines the universality of the Google Art Project Its meant for everybody If not anything elseits the numbers that stun and awe There are 32000 works recorded in gigapixelsor super high-megapixel resolutionwe are toldfrom more than 46 of the best museums and some private collections around the world You can have a tour of the White House or the Palace of Versailles in France or the Museum of Islamic Art in Qatar It nudges the museum-pixellated mind to wander Why do the nudes appear so vapid when seen in their digital avatarslike cling-wrapped portions of frozen food at a supermarket Is this a problem that all nude images face (there are not many) Perhaps this is the case only with one of Lucien Freuds nudes It looks particularly pink and repellent in its googled reproduction When confronted in the fleshas it werein a galleryFreuds naked bodies manage to suggest a sense of their vulnerability Francisco Goyas fabled The Naked Maja is not there for comparisonthe Prado not being on the list of museums And suddenly you feel grateful In some casesit is best to leave the sublime away from the naked gaze of too much electronic invasion The writer is a Chennai-based art [email protected] For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related News

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