Samsung, in its condition of technological collaborator of the Prado Museum, has announced its contribution in the exhibition Transparent Art. The Crystal carving in the Renaissance milans, a work that delves into one of the least known artistic expressions among the public, such as the size of the rock crystal or hyaline quartz, from which beautiful works have been obtained, treasured by the European royal houses, which had the famous city of Miln as a creative focus in the second half of the 16th century.
With the firm purpose that visitors can visually assess the artistic value of the exhibited works and access the broad content of the catalog, The South Korean leader has provided the sample with a series of tablets Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 that will be available to users inside the enclosure.
Through those terminals, The visitors will be able to expand the details of each work and enjoy added content such as the reproduction of the images of the Prado's works in excellent resolution and with 360 rotation in some, to complement the viewing angles, as well as additional information separated into thematic blocks: Miln in the 16th century, Artists, Techniques and models, Decoration, Uses and purposes and Economic valuation.
Samsung and the Prado Museum maintain a successful technological alliance through which we have been able to offer museum visitors new audiovisual experiences, additional content and interactive capabilities that enrich their approach to culture. In this extraordinary exhibition dedicated to glass carving, the public can discover with our tablets all the artistic secrets of the works, as well as consult the historical and technical information that allows you to understand the particular value of each piece and each artist.Celestino Garca, corporate vice president of Samsung Spain
Technology as spearhead
The Prado Museum and that of South Korea signed a cooperation agreement in October 2013 with the purpose of optimizing the experience of the assistant public and also strengthening the educational and informative activities of the museum based on technology.
There are several temporary exhibitions and educational activities in which the South Korean has collaborated so far, in which you can mention Rome in the Pocket, Bernini's Nimas, Goya in Madrid, Rogier Van der Weyden, the screening of the documentary La Pasin del Prado made by TVE in UHD; Similarly, Samsung has collaborated in the development of the augmented reality app PhotoPrado, a tool that allows visitors to take a souvenir postcard posing next to some of the most famous works of the Prado Museum.
The process of Cooperation between Samsung and the Prado Museum encompasses renovating activities that seek to bring art closer to the different public profiles, using terminals and digital content that renew the learning experience and promote interactivity. As far as South Korea is concerned, it collaborates in the advancement and automation of processes in different areas, highlighting fundamentally the use, by the team of Samsung restorers, one of the leading experts in the world – of tablets and screens UHD in recent times.
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