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- It will allow users to consult all collections at once with the use of keywords in their own language.
The vocabulary has been completed in 12 languages and consists of over 500 concepts in three facets –photographic technique, photographic practice and keywords – that are structured in a multifaceted, hierarchical way. Discussions are on-going with other projects, in particular Linked Heritage, for improvement and further development of the EuropeanaPhotography Vocabulary, that can be a starting point for other valuable multilingual tools to enrich digitization activities (both for photography and for other cultural heritage). Continue reading →
- Chasen Sino-Sin's complete 3D digitisation services of cultural heritage relics and museums.
As digital technology evolves, 3D data is increasingly preferred as a method of preserving cultural heritage artifacts. It provides an easy way to get in touch with them and significantly reduces the need for physical storage space, offering to museums a portable and accessible platform to exchange information and to researchers the possibility to easily browse and review the materials. Continue reading →
Copying, revisiting or simply mentioning the classical masters of painting has always been a mean of expression for many artists. A new interpretation of this idea comes from Bence Hajdu who imagined the escape of the protagonists of the most famous scenes of classical painting. The simple and just technical act of removing the characters from these famous paintings opens the door to new stories and new interpretations: the result is a silent scene, a somehow unsettling ghost town. Continue reading
After beginning his career as an oil painter, the digital artist known as Shichigoro has found his way into further explorations of his themes through Photoshop. Mixing biology with organic machines, his work is influenced by anime and manga. Continue reading
As digital art continues to impact contemporary art, teachers in the United States are finding innovative approaches to design. We recently caught up with Bill Blidy, a high school teacher who began his career with technology and someone who has been “tweaking” the way digital technology can enhance his students’ visions. An interisting interview by our US correspondent James and Maria Huntley. Continue reading
Benoit Paillé’s impudent use of Photoshop and other digital tools is intended to show the emotion behind the unmistakable artifice of digital touch-ups. He’s witty enough to presents himself as auto-proclaimed genius but he reveals a deep sensibility. Keep an eye on him as he’s becoming a celebrity. Continue reading
Thanks to Photoshop, 10 Venus masterpieces (Botticelli’s, Gentileschi’s, Tiziano’s…) are updated according to nowadays beauty standards. Ancient painters made their artpieces keeping in mind the beauty ideal of their times, which had been considerably changing up to today’s thinness obsession. Continue reading