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24 Jun 2017

Google Maps enables feature to find art work

Google Maps to enable feature for art enthusiasts

Art aficionados can now explore the newest feature that Google Search and Maps offer.

The feature will help users discover the world of art at their fingertips, helping find details on an art work and the place were it can be found.

It also helps unearth information on the artist who had made it, along with the materials and other details used.

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Google Maps to enable feature for art enthusiasts

Discovering paintings, artists

"Next time you search for an artist like M.F. Husain, Google will pull up an interactive knowledge panel that will highlight ways you can explore on a deeper level, like scrolling through the museums where you can view the paintings on the wall," Google said.

Google Maps' features latest addition

Maps to find art

Google Maps' features latest addition

The internet giant also stated that it mapping service, Google Maps, will now display information at certain places such as National Museum in New Delhi or Dr Bhau Daji Lad Museum in Mumbai.

The art work in these locations will carry an annotation on Google Maps, which will help users find more information.

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