This article was published on March 12, 2015

Google’s Art Project Chrome extension brings classic paintings to every new tab


Google’s Art Project Chrome extension brings classic paintings to every new tab
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Mic Wright is a journalist specialising in technology, music and popular culture. He lives in Dublin. He is on Twitter at @brokenbottleboy. Mic Wright is a journalist specialising in technology, music and popular culture. He lives in Dublin. He is on Twitter at @brokenbottleboy.

We’re connoisseurs of great Chrome extensions here at TNW, so Google’s latest was an instant addition to our browsers. Google Art Project, developed by the Google Cultural Institute, puts fine art on every new tab you open.

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The extension shows great artworks from the collections of museums and galleries around the world. Don’t worry about losing your access to your frequently visited sites either, they’re just a click away using the icon in the bottom right hand corner.

Google Art Project [Chrome Web Store]

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