PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The Barnes Foundation has gone all-in online — and it might help you appreciate its astounding collection in a whole new way.
In high-resolution and available for download are pieces from artists such as van Gogh, Rousseau, Modigliani and Renoir.READ MORE: Halloween 2021: Trick-Or-Treating Events In Philly-Area
Many of the masterworks and objects have been on the web before, but not in such detail, says chief experience officer Shelley Bernstein.
“I think Dr. Barnes really wanted everyone to feel like the works in his collection were accessible,” she said.READ MORE: Phil Murphy Holds Double-Digit Lead Over Challenger Jack Ciattarelli In New Jersey Governor Race, Poll Shows
Also at collection.barnesfoundation.org, a novel art experience.
“See visually related works that are more similar to or more surprising than the one you’re looking at,” Bernstein said.
Explore those relationships in terms of color, space, light, and lines. There’s even a shuffle feature that promises a unique layout with every click.MORE NEWS: 16-Year-Old Ahjaon Jackson Shot, Killed While Coming Home From Work With Twin Sister, Philadelphia Police Say
“And there’s no other collection online like it,” Bernstein said.