Searching the Google Art Project

April 10 2012

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Picture: Google/Gemaldegalerie

While we all love the Google Art Project's high-resolution images, there's no doubting the site could do with the input of a few art historians. A reader writes:

What is disconcerting about GoogleArtProject is that they list artists alphabetically under their first name. So if one cannot immediately recall Le Brun's first name as he is not listed under L or B but under C for Charles, one is left guessing and sorely searching...


While it is indeed odd that artists are listed under their first name in the main index, 3PP points out that the search box works fine:

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