Visiting museums, playing the piano, painting portraits, and watching the ballet: activities that conjure up images of yore. Perhaps Maggie Smith and Helena Bonham Carter traipsing through the Tuscan countryside in “A Room with a View” may spring to mind. Interestingly, what these pastimes have in common is that despite their low-tech origins, they lend themselves very well to the WebVR treatment.
Here’s further insight into how WebVR can be used at venues like the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles as well as other classic pursuits that even the most strict Edwardian governess would approve of.
Beginning in mid-2016, renowned artist Kerry James Marshall’s Mastry exhibition first appeared at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, then moved to the Met Breuer in New York and finally ended on July 3, 2017 in Los Angeles. At any previous time in history, this would mean the absolute end of this exhibition; however, through the power of WebVR and MOCA partner VRt Ventures, the exhibit is forever preserved and available to everyone with an internet connection to view at any time. Subtle nuances such as spacing, lighting, and arrangement that are typically only available in a gallery setting are also totally preserved for future generations who wish to see the exhibit exactly as it was.
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