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View Amazing Fine Art And Learn The History Behind The Magic With These Educational Fine Art Apps

You don't need to take a college course in order to learn the ins and outs of fine art. Simply download one of these in depth educational apps to learn the history of Van Gogh and his paintings, or the details behind the Mona Lisa. These apps are educational, inspirational, and entertaining.

DailyArt - Your Daily Dose Of Art History Stories
Google Arts & Culture
Van Gogh Virtual Museum

Best Apps

Highest scored apps in the category

DailyArt - Your Daily Dose Of Art History Stories
DailyArt - Your Daily Dose Of Art History Stories

DailyArt

Moiseum

Every day get inspired by beautiful classic, modern and contemporary art masterpieces and read short stories about them

Every day get inspired by beautiful classic, modern and contemporary art masterpieces and read short stories about them. Join the community of over 500.000 art lovers, for whom DailyArt is something that enlightens their day, every day. For free, with no ads.

Furthermore:
- Explore and search the archive of more than 1600 masterpieces, 600 artist biographies and 480 museum collections,
- Add...

Art Authority for iPad
Art Authority for iPad

Art Authority for iPad

Open Door Networks, Inc.

Explore centuries of fine art

"Best iPad Reference App" -- App Store editorial team. Art Authority for iPad transports you to an enthralling, real-world art museum filled with works by over 1500 of the western world's greatest artists, from ancient times to today. 100,000 paintings and sculptures, organized into eight period-specific rooms, each room a gateway to a whole museum's worth of art. Choose an...

Google Arts & Culture
Google Arts & Culture

Google Arts & Culture

Google, Inc.

Keep exploring with Google Arts & Culture

Keep exploring with Google Arts & Culture. Meet the people, visit the places and learn about the events that shaped our world. Discover collections curated by experts from the most famous museums. Be moved by stories depicted in thousands of photos, videos, manuscripts and artworks on every type of screen and in virtual reality. Find your favorite artworks, create your...

Van Gogh Virtual Museum
Van Gogh Virtual Museum

Van Gogh Virtual Museum

Marko Petkovic

If you are a true admirer of Van Gogh art and you respect this famous artist, Van Gogh Virtual Museum is THE app for you

If you are a true admirer of Van Gogh art and you respect this famous artist, Van Gogh Virtual Museum is THE app for you. Enjoy your own virtual Van Gogh gallery with 4x higher quality paintings than full HD. Explore the tiniest details including colour and brushstrokes in 4k resolution.

Vincent Willem Van Gogh was a post-impressionist painter of a...

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MoMA Art Lab
MoMA Art Lab
MoMA Art Lab

MoMA Art Lab

MoMA, The Museum of Modern Art

"MoMA Art Lab creates one of the most creative and inspiring experiences that I've encountered since the iTunes Store opened. The tools are easy to use and produce fascinating artwork. The six [now nine] activities based on the work of real artists make brilliant use of the iPad."
—Jinny Gudmundsen, "iPad...

Louvre Museum Full Edition
Louvre Museum Full Edition
Louvre Museum Full Edition

Louvre Museum Full Edition

Museum Tour Guides Ltd

An exclusive collection of over thousand artifacts presented in fully interactive maps of the Museum with clear and detailed descriptions in English alongside stunning images of the collection. This popular Louvre Museum guide is brought to you by an award winning app developer in England.

The App features an easily navigable...

SMARTIFY - your personal digital curator
SMARTIFY - your personal digital curator
SMARTIFY - your personal digital curator

SMARTIFY - your personal digital curator

MOBGEN BV

– Scan the art, uncover the story
BBC Arts Editor, Will Gompertz: "Smartify is the most elegant, unobtrusive, information-rich gallery guide
I've seen. And it's free!"
The New Scientist: “Image recognition app scans paintings to act like Shazam for art.”

Love visiting art galleries but hate not knowing the stories behind the artworks? Wish...

MoMA AB EX NY
MoMA AB EX NY
MoMA AB EX NY

MoMA AB EX NY

MoMA, The Museum of Modern Art

Now you can enjoy highlights from the major 2010–2011 exhibition "Abstract Expressionist New York" and its related publication on your iPad. Use the free MoMA Ab Ex NY iPad App to view superb high-resolution images of selected Abstract Expressionist works. Learn more about the artists and NYC history with a...

The Art Story - Modern Art Insight
The Art Story - Modern Art Insight
The Art Story - Modern Art Insight

The Art Story - Modern Art Insight

The Art Story Foundation

Explore the most important Modern Art, artists, movements and ideas on this new app that provides all the information that is on The Art Story website. All insight into Modern Art is straight-forward and quite different than the existing art-world descriptions of art. Download the app and join us!

Art Study
Art Study

Guess the creators of the world's most beautiful paintings

Art Study

Art Study

MmpApps Corp.

Art Study is a multiple-choice game that presents you with a famous painting and asks you to guess its creator. It contains hundreds of pieces by 49 of the greatest artists in history, and it promotes learning and appreciation.

Art Authority
Art Authority
Art Authority

Art Authority

Open Door Networks, Inc.

Now based on our award-winning “Best iPad Reference App.” A comprehensive collection of works by over 1,500 of the western world's major artists, from ancient times to today. Organized by period, location and artist, Art Authority's 100,000+ paintings and sculptures are downloaded as needed and displayed chronologically, with detailed captioning....

Van Gogh Museum Visitor Guide - Vincent Van Gogh
Van Gogh Museum Visitor Guide - Vincent Van Gogh
Van Gogh Museum Visitor Guide - Vincent Van Gogh

Van Gogh Museum Visitor Guide - Vincent Van Gogh

eTips LTD

After collecting travellers info about the Van Gogh Museum and the city of Amsterdam we have developed this tour guide based on visitors advice and experiences.

Mobile guide 100% offline developed for all those travellers willing to discover the great masterpieces.

Containing:
- Introduction
- History
- Art Thefts
- Vincent van Gogh Biography
- Works from...

Your Art
Your Art
Your Art

Your Art

National Gallery of Art, Washington

Discover highlights of the National Gallery of Art collections. Your Art offers personal access to images, text, and audio. Explore more than 130 beloved works by artists including Leonardo da Vinci, Rembrandt van Rijn, Johannes Vermeer, Claude Monet, and others, along with history and conservation notes. Tune in kids to...

Van Gogh Art Essentials
Van Gogh Art Essentials
Van Gogh Art Essentials

Van Gogh Art Essentials

Michel van den Berg

◆ virtual museum ◆ hundreds of masterpieces ◆ high definition (HD) ◆ retina-ready ◆ high quality pictures (even after zoom) ◆ detailed artwork information ◆ incl. concise biography ◆ Email/Facebook/Twitter integration ◆ universal app (iPhone/iPad) ◆ Send postcards worldwide ◆

Van Gogh Art Essentials exhibits the work of Vincent van Gogh....

Art Expert HD
Art Expert HD
Art Expert HD

Art Expert HD

Gabriel Dana

***** Art Expert HD was featured by AppStore *****

Art Expert HD of is a collection of European painting and sculpture of the Romanesque, Gothic, Renaissance, Baroque, Neoclassicism, Romanticism with amazing photos (iPad Optimized) and details (author, techniques, year, picture/sculpture location). You can zoom in photos, visualize them in slideshow mode,...

Art Authority K-12 for iPad
Art Authority K-12 for iPad
Art Authority K-12 for iPad

Art Authority K-12 for iPad

Open Door Networks, Inc.

AN APPLE REAL-WORLD LEARNING SELECTION, with free lesson plans. A kid-friendly version of our #1 selling classic art app. The same enthralling, real-world art museum with works by 1500+ major western artists, from ancient times to today. Still nearly 100,000 paintings and sculptures. The same great features. But no worries...

Van Gogh and the Sunflowers: encourage creativity and teach your child art history in this interactive book with text and paintings by Laurence Anholt ("Lite"/ free version by Auryn Apps)
Van Gogh and the Sunflowers: encourage creativity and teach your child art history in this interactive book with text and paintings by Laurence Anholt ("Lite"/ free version by Auryn Apps)
Van Gogh and the Sunflowers: encourage creativity and teach your child art history in this interactive book with text and paintings by Laurence Anholt ("Lite"/ free version by Auryn Apps)

Van Gogh and the Sunflowers: encourage creativity and teach your child art history in this interactive book with text and paintings by Laurence Anholt ("Lite"/ free version by Auryn Apps)

Auryn Inc.

★ Webby Awards Nominee! ★ “Spectacular…An exceptionally bright and beautiful masterpiece.” – Kirkus Reviews
★ Babble: “Appeal[s] to bothside[s] of a child’s brain, and delights kids and parents by making art education fun” ★
Learning about art and animation is a pure joy in this magical, fun app!

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Van Gogh and the Sunflowers: encourage creativity and teach your child art history in this interactive book with text and paintings by Laurence Anholt (by Auryn Apps)
Van Gogh and the Sunflowers: encourage creativity and teach your child art history in this interactive book with text and paintings by Laurence Anholt (by Auryn Apps)
Van Gogh and the Sunflowers: encourage creativity and teach your child art history in this interactive book with text and paintings by Laurence Anholt (by Auryn Apps)

Van Gogh and the Sunflowers: encourage creativity and teach your child art history in this interactive book with text and paintings by Laurence Anholt (by Auryn Apps)

Auryn Inc.

★ Webby Awards Nominee! ★ “Spectacular…An exceptionally bright and beautiful masterpiece.” – Kirkus Reviews
★ Babble: “Appeal[s] to bothside[s] of a child’s brain, and delights kids and parents by making art education fun” ★
Learning about art and animation is a pure joy in this magical, fun app!

▸ VIDEO TRAILER:
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Best Of Van Gogh Free
Best Of Van Gogh Free
Best Of Van Gogh Free

Best Of Van Gogh Free

Nuno Palmeirim

With Best Of Van Gogh Free, you’ll enjoy the most renowned works of Vincent van Gogh – anytime, anywhere. It’s like having your own private art gallery!
Best Of Van Gogh Free showcases 244 carefully selected, stunningly detailed full screen images in a beautiful interface especially designed for iPad and for...

Van Gogh’s Dream
Van Gogh’s Dream
Van Gogh’s Dream

Van Gogh’s Dream

Mnestra

“A must have for art lovers.”
Gizmodo, Apps of the week, 02/12/2011

“The most important feature [of Van Gogh’s Dream] is its simplicity, its subdued graphics, its rare and well-dosed interactive features. It uses the iPad's stunning possibilities when it makes sense and when it serves the content.”
The Huffington Post, 30/11/2011

*****

The Van...

Oxford Dictionary of Art and Artists
Oxford Dictionary of Art and Artists
Oxford Dictionary of Art and Artists

Oxford Dictionary of Art and Artists

MobiSystems, Inc.

Covering Western art from the ancient Greeks to the present day, this best-selling and authoritative dictionary is more wide-ranging than any comparable reference work. It contains over 2,500 clear and concise entries on styles and movements, materials and techniques, and museums and galleries. It also includes biographical entries for artists,...

Sistine Chapel Free
Sistine Chapel Free
Sistine Chapel Free

Sistine Chapel Free

Nuno Palmeirim

With Sistine Chapel Free, you’ll enjoy all the details of the Sistine Chapel's fresco paintings – anytime, anywhere. It’s like having your own private art gallery!
Sistine Chapel Free showcases 143 carefully selected, stunningly detailed full screen images in a beautiful interface especially designed for iPad and for iPhone.

The Sistine Chapel...

Art Expert
Art Expert
Art Expert

Art Expert

Gabriel Dana

*** Apple Watch App Included ***

***** Art Expert was featured by AppStore *****

Art Expert of is a collection of European painting and sculpture of the Romanesque, Gothic, Renaissance, Baroque, Neoclassicism, Romanticism with amazing photos and details (author, techniques, year, picture/sculpture location). You can zoom in/out photos, visualize them in slideshow...

My-Guide to Van Gogh
My-Guide to Van Gogh
My-Guide to Van Gogh

My-Guide to Van Gogh

My-Guides, LLC

My-Guide to Van Gogh is a free app featuring the artwork of Vincent Van Gogh.

This is a demo app to show a few of the capabilities of the My-Guides system. It is provided for free as a promotional and educational tool.

It is comprised of two tours of Van Gogh's works:

1)...

Collection of 920 paintings
National Gallery of Art HD
National Gallery of Art HD

National Gallery of Art HD

Evolution Games LLP

Take a walk through the virtual halls of the museum of the National Gallery of Art Washington (USA), where you will enjoy the masterpieces of world art.

App includes the best-known paintings of the museum, such as:
- "Portrait of Ginevra de' Benci" by Leonardo da Vinci.
- "Venus with a Mirror"...

The Life of Art
The Life of Art
The Life of Art

The Life of Art

J. Paul Getty Trust

How do objects end up in a museum? Discover the answer to that question from the artworks themselves in this app from the J. Paul Getty Museum. The Life of Art app enables users to retrace the lives of a lidded bowl, a silver fountain, a side chair, and a...

ArtistLeonardo Premium
ArtistLeonardo Premium
ArtistLeonardo Premium

ArtistLeonardo Premium

Virtuoso Art Center S de RL de CV

A collection of drawings, paintings and sculptures by Leonardo Pereznieto. An up-to-date stunning collection of images of his work in different mediums.

Get easy, direct access to Leonardo’s blog.

See his best-selling books and courses.

Leonardo Pereznieto is one of the most publicly followed fine artists in the world, with over 1.5 Million...

Other Apps

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From Zurbarán to Rothko

From Zurbarán to Rothko

Culturespaces

The official application of the exhibition “From Zurbarán to Rothko”, presented at the Jacquemart-André Museum from 3 March to 10 July 2017, offers a guided tour of the exhibition with 23 commentaries on 31 works of art.

Alicia Koplowitz has amassed through Grupo Omega Capital Ω, a collection that reflects her own personal tastes, bringing together numerous masterpieces from some of the world’s greatest artists. The Old and Modern Masters feature heavily in her collection, fostering a dialogue of sorts across the centuries: antique sculptures and paintings by Zurbarán, Tiepolo, Canaletto, Guardi and Goya can be seen alongside paintings and drawings by Toulouse-Lautrec, Gauguin, Van Gogh, Picasso, Van Dongen, Modigliani, Schiele, de Staël, Freud, Rothko and Barceló, as well as sculptures by Giacometti, Bourgeois and Richier.

iPhone and iPad development by smArtapps.fr
Recording and editing by Sycomore

Art History For Kids

Art History For Kids

Abécédaire

Art History For Kids introduces young readers to the art world's most famous painters, styles, and periods!

Each historical section begins with an audio narrative summarizing the events and includes animations, interactive clues and fun facts.
An interactive timeline allows the child to travel back and forward in time.
Historical periods are organized thematically and chronologically from the ancient world through the 20th century.
App also includes a 'draw your own' masterpiece game!

Find out about:

Pre-historic Art
Classical art of ancient Greece and Rome
Ancient Chinese, Japanese art
Middle age art
Renaissance art
impressionism
Pointillism
Expressionism
Cubism
Surrealism
Abstract Art
Pop art
Street Art

Suitable for Primary History scheme of work for Year 1 and Year 2
More info at http://www.historyapps.co.uk

We take your privacy very seriously. This application

- Does not collect information
- Does not contain advertising
- Does not contain in-app purchases
- Does not use analytics / data collecting tools
- Does not link to social networks

More information at http://www.historyapps.co.uk

WikiArt - Encyclopedia of Fine Art

WikiArt - Encyclopedia of Fine Art

Katerina Nerush

WikiArt app gives you free access to one of the most comprehensive repositories of fine art available online. Discover and enjoy

• more than 110,000 artworks
• by 2000+ artists
• from 73 countries all over the world
• covering 13-21 centuries timespan

WikiArt app uses http://www.WikiArt.org project database, which works according to wiki principle and being constantly updated.

The application features both public domain art pieces and those protected by copyright law in accordance with the fair use policy.

artDatabase - The Most Complete Art Guide

artDatabase - The Most Complete Art Guide

totiherms

More than 50.000 artworks! The most complete art app on the App Store. Complete catalogs of your favorite artists: Renoir (1200 artworks), Monet (1100 artworks), Van Gogh (600 artworks), ... More than 130 artists with complete catalogs, biographies, news and videos.

Now 5 FREE complete catalogs: Cezanne, Gauguin, Manet, Turner and Van Gogh!

Ever wished you could visit The National Gallery, The Metropolitan or the Royal Museum of Fine Arts of Belgium to see Degas, El Greco or Seurat?

Now you can with the intuitive free app artDatabase. From wherever you are, browse the catalogues of the worlds finest artists on your iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad. This collection of digital reproductions can serve to inspire you, move you to achievements or just be a source of artistic enjoyment.

For each artist, you will find a sample of their artwork and images, then thru the online catalogue the whole collection becomes a virtual art museum with additional information such as when each work was created, the medium it was produced on and where it is now. Supplemented by extra information: videos, biographies, news and little known facts about the artist.

For each artist's collection, you can download all the images in one go, then browse the whole catalogue without an internet connection at your leisure. With one payment the whole catalogue of your chosen artist becomes instantly enjoyable with all your devices. Pay once, view over and over again!

The catalogues are upgradeable and we are constantly improving, enlarging and broadening the scope of the catalogues. Keep checking for new artists!

Who knows, possibly this app could be the incentive your desire to see the works on the canvas needs to blossom into reality.

FOR EACH ARTIST:
-videos
-curiosities
-biographies
-last news
-HIGH DEF artworks

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CATALOGS
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● Van Gogh
● Turner
● Renoir
● Manet
● Monet
● Degas
● Goya
● Velazquez
● Rubens
● Michelangelo
● Botticelli
● Eugene Boudin
● Gustave Caillebotte
● Albrecht Dürer
● El Greco
● Fra Angelico
● Armand Guillaumin
● Modigliani
● Pissarro
● Rembrandt
● Seurat
● Singer Sargent
● Alfred Sisley
● Toulouse-Lautrec
● Winslow Homer
● Giotto di Bondone
● Childe Hassam
● Albert Bierstadt
● Pieter Burgel The Elder
● Mary Cassat
● Jean-Leon Gerome
● Hans Holbein The Younger
● Egon Schiele
● Thomas Moran
● John William Waterhouse
● Caravaggio
● Martin Johnson Heade
● Raphael
● Juan Gris
● Gustave Courbet
● Raphael
● Alma-Tadema
● Bellows
● Bierstadt
● ....

Picasso: The Making of Cubism 1912–1914

Picasso: The Making of Cubism 1912–1914

MoMA, The Museum of Modern Art

Dive into one of the most experimental periods in Pablo Picasso's career. This immersive app features over 400 high-resolution images and the latest research on fifteen groundbreaking works created by Picasso between 1912 and 1914. It includes interactive 360° views of constructed sculptures along with X-rays and ultraviolet, infrared, and raking-light images taken in the conservation lab. Essays by curators, scholars, and conservators offer key insights on each work, accompanied by newly discovered photos of Picasso in his studio and intimate, rarely seen views of his works installed in collectors' homes and in historical exhibitions. Video clips further enhance this rich interactive study.

Musée du Louvre HD

Musée du Louvre HD

MUSEE DU LOUVRE

Musée du Louvre official application

With this special iPad version of our official application, discover the Louvre and its finest masterpieces in high definition.
From the pharaohs of Egypt to the treasure of Pompeii, from Greek mythology to French Romanticism, from the invention of writing to the coronation of Napoleon I, from Leonardo da Vinci to Eugène Delacroix, let the Louvre’s artworks guide you through thousands of years of art and history.

• 150 Louvre masterpieces, chosen and commented on by the museum’s experts. Discover our collections with detailed and informative texts that lead you through more than 5,000 years of history, from the first civilizations of the ancient Orient to the mid-19th century.

• Over 600 high-resolution images for a detailed view of works by the greatest masters in art history.

• A “Palace” section inviting you to discover the museum’s most beautiful rooms and travel back in time, from the medieval fortress to the magnificent Renaissance rooms, from Louis XIV’s bedchamber to the splendor of the imperial apartments.

The Musée du Louvre App offers a broad range of functions and services:
• Regular updates on the museum’s key events (exhibitions, publications, etc), and a “Visitor Information” section to help you prepare your visit (getting there, museum maps, opening hours, admission fees…)
• Hundreds of images to use as wallpaper or assign to your contacts
• Options allowing you to choose your favorite works,
• share your favorites by email or on Facebook,
• and use your iPad as a digital frame to display the most beautiful images from the App.


Welcome to the Louvre, enjoy your visit!