The Louvre has displayed its whole collection of arts online for lovers of artistic works. If you have truly missed visiting the museum, you would realize that there is nothing as amazing as viewing wonderful works of art and history at the museum.
It is now interesting to view the art collection posted online by The Louvre, which is acclaimed as the world’s most visited museum across the globe. You can now seat at the comfort of your home and view as many collection of artworks as you desire.
This French museum has made it possible for lovers of artworks to view these collections by releasing an online platform that features all the museum’s artworks. The released artworks consist of nothing less than 480,000 pieces. This art collection can be viewed online for free.
The online platform displays collections from eight departments of the museum. These include Islamic art and Renaissance sculptures and some Egyptian antiquities.
According to Jean-Luc Martinez, the president and director of the museum, he stated that this is happening for the very first time. It is the first time people across the globe can have access to the entire artworks of a museum from their smartphones without being charged any fees.
Martinez revealed further that the view from people’s phone would trigger them to come to the museum to discover more about the collections physically rather than just by virtual viewing.
The website allows for exploring the museum’s artworks room by room through the interactive map.
The lockdown rules and restrictions affected The Louvre in late October of 2020. The COVID-19 pandemic disrupted people from visiting the museum to see the world most popular artworks like the “Mona Lisa” and “Venus de Milo”.