Apps

USA

Art Speaks – App for Civil Rights series at Birmingham Museum of Art, Alabama

Art Speaks – App for Civil Rights series at Birmingham Museum of Art, Alabama

Posted October 28th, 2013

Apps, Politics, Shows, USA

The Birmingham Museum of Art in Alabama recently debuted its second mobile app, which engages with a series of exhibitions commemorating the Civil Rights Movement. The Museum’s series Art Speaks: 50 Years Forward deals with the history of the movement, specific events, and the continued… Read More

Videos

Type:Rider – History of typography as game and installation

Type:Rider – History of typography as game and installation

Posted October 14th, 2013

Apps, Design, Featured, Games, Installations, Typography, Videos

« Throughout the history of letters it is, ultimately, the history of Humanity that is being told » Jérome Peignot Type: Rider narrates the history of typography in an adventure and puzzle game. Download the entire game on the AppStore and Google Play! Type: Rider… Read More

Shows

Touch Van Gogh App makes you art detective

Touch Van Gogh App makes you art detective

Posted October 4th, 2013

Apps, Art History, Museums, Netherlands, Shows

Amsterdam’s Van Gogh Museum launched a new app for tablets allowing users to turn “art detective” when looking at the Dutch master’s paintings. The “Touch Van Gogh” app for Android and iPad tablets allows users to explore the secrets behind some of Van Gogh’s best… Read More

France

Art & Stamps – Mobile App for Paris Museums

Art & Stamps – Mobile App for Paris Museums

Posted August 1st, 2013

Apps, France

The new Paris: Art and Stamps app because was built by a man who loves art–Mark H. Haimann, M.D. A retired ophthalmologist, Haimann’s passion led him to build his very own app using the free Tour Buddy app builder platform by uploading 125 images of… Read More

Education

Interaction of Color – App based on Josef Albers classic book

Interaction of Color – App based on Josef Albers classic book

Posted July 25th, 2013

Apps, Books, Design, Education

Fifty years after first publishing Josef Albers’s Interaction of Color—a classic that is now widely revered as one of the most influential art books ever written—Yale University Press announced the launch of the Interaction of Color app available exclusively for iPad. This app faithfully honors… Read More

Technology

Try Before You Buy – New App for buying art

Try Before You Buy – New App for buying art

Posted July 24th, 2013

Apps, Art Dealers, Technology

A new start-up based in Melbourne, Australia, has recently launched an innovative iPhone/iPad app that enables art buyers to “Try Before You Buy” with barely a few taps of a finger. The app they have developed, called WALNUT, allows people to download artwork of interest… Read More

Mobile

The winners of the AppArtAward 2013

The winners of the AppArtAward 2013

Posted July 15th, 2013

Apps, Awards, Mobile

For the third consecutive year the ZKM presents the AppArtAward for the best creative developments in the field of mobile applications. This year, the sponsors and patrons CAS Software AG, GFT Technologies AG, GRENKELEASING AG, init AG and the Sparkasse Cultural Foundation Karlsruhe, present the… Read More

USA

Guggenheim launches new app for James Turrell exhibition

Guggenheim launches new app for James Turrell exhibition

Posted June 27th, 2013

Apps, Land Art, Shows, USA

In conjunction with the opening of James Turrell, the Guggenheim has announced the official launch of its mobile app, which offers an array of multimedia content to users both at the museum and at home to enhance their understanding of the museum’s exhibitions and collection…. Read More

Europe

Europeana – Free iPad app with art from Europe’s top institutions

Europeana – Free iPad app with art from Europe’s top institutions

Posted June 5th, 2013

Apps, Collections, Europe

Europeana, Europe’s digital library, museum and archive, has launched its first free iPad app. ‘Europeana Open Culture’ introduces the public to hand-picked and beautiful collections from some of Europe’s top institutions, and allows people to explore, share and comment on them. Designed by Glimworm IT… Read More