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Old Masters at your fingertips The National Gallery launches iPhone app ‘Love Art’

June 11, 2009 ART NEWS No Comments

itunes Old Masters at your fingertips The National Gallery launches iPhone app Love Art
The National Gallery is offering art lovers the opportunity to put works by Leonardo and Van Gogh in their pocket. A new application, called Love Art, allows iPhone and iTouch users to explore 250 of the Gallery’s best-loved paintings in the palm of their hand.

Take an unforgettable journey around the National Gallery. Zoom in to explore fine details and enjoy over three hours of video and audio content.

You can listen to the stories behind the masterpieces in insightful interviews with artists, writers and experts including:

• National Gallery Director Nicholas Penny
• Dramatist Robin Brooks
• Artist Maggie Hambling
• Author Tracy Chevalier

Love Art Puts National Gallery in Pockets via (PSFK)

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