Project Groups (3) – Tracing Picasso

Pho­to by @airun72 Through­out his life Picas­so cre­at­ed a huge body of work, includ­ing paint­ings, draw­ings as well as sculp­tures, that trav­elled around the world. It seems impos­si­ble to grasp how and where the objects moved. One project group at Cod­ing Dür­er tries to solve this prob­lem and help us under­stand the prove­nience of Picasso’s work by using dig­i­tal tools. […]

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Project Groups (2) – Albot

Pho­to from Wiki­me­dia You’re at a muse­um and want to find out more about an art­work you like? Then just ask Albot, the art his­to­ry chat­bot. He will access the museum’s meta­da­ta for you and answer sim­ple ques­tions about the art­work, like: Who’s the artist? What’s the title? Which peo­ple are depict­ed? At least that’s the vision […]

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Collaborate Across Disciplinary Boundaries

Art His­to­ry and Com­put­er Sci­ence are two dis­ci­plines with dif­fer­ent approach­es in doing research. Nev­er­the­less, the dig­i­tal mate­r­i­al on art that is increas­ing­ly pro­vid­ed by muse­ums or oth­er cul­tur­al insti­tu­tions with their online col­lec­tions is inter­est­ing for both sides. While art his­to­ri­ans have new pos­si­bil­i­ties to access, use, ana­lyze and inter­pret their source mate­r­i­al, computer […]

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