Google brings art exploration to the lazy masses

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Google now offers a service for both art lovers and couch potatoes with Art Project, an interactive site modeled after Google’s Street View that brings museum floors and walls of art to one’s laptop, Google’s official blog reported Tuesday.

The site features over 1,000 works of art by more than 400 artists in 17 of the world’s most acclaimed art museums. Users can walk through the halls of a famous museum or zoom in on the brush strokes of van Gogh’s famous works with the click of a mouse.

Users can also create their own art collections by saving views of their favorite pieces.