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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.

SMARTIFY: Scan & Discover art
DailyArt
Art Authority

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SMARTIFY: Scan & Discover art
SMARTIFY: Scan & Discover art

SMARTIFY

Smartify CIC

Smartify – Scan the art, uncover the story

Smartify – 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!"
New Scientist: “Image recognition app scans paintings to act like Shazam for art.”

Love visiting art galleries but miss not knowing the stories behind the artworks? Wish you could carry your favourite art with you, and...

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...

DailyArt
DailyArt

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 700.000 art lovers, for whom DailyArt is something that enlightens their day, every day. For free, with no ads.

Furthermore:
- Explore and search the collection of more than 2000 masterpieces,
- Read 700 artist biographies and information about 500...

Art Authority
Art Authority

Art Authority

Open Door Networks, Inc.

Based on our award-winning “Best iPad Reference App

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. In-depth information about the artists, locations and many individual works is...

Selfie Match
Google Arts & Culture

Google Arts & Culture

Google LLC

Just search on Twitter or Instagram with #GoogleArts to see all kinds of matches.

Google has a trendy new app that is on fire on social media thanks to a fun feature that tries to match your selfie with historical works of art.

Art Study
Art Study

Art Study

MmpApps Corp.

Guess the creators of the world's most beautiful paintings

ART STUDY is a visually stunning app where famous works of art are presented and you have to identify the artist. The more you play the better you get!!

Artists: 49
Works of art: 380+

Each game will provide one sample from each artist so the game can enjoyed many times.

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Van Gogh Virtual Museum
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. 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...

Oxford Dictionary of Arts
Oxford Dictionary of Arts
Oxford Dictionary of Arts

Oxford Dictionary of Arts

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,...

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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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...

KeyARt - Museum guide in AR
KeyARt - Museum guide in AR
KeyARt - Museum guide in AR

KeyARt - Museum guide in AR

ARM23 LLC

Access art within seconds with KeyARt, the art recognition app that makes free museum guides available at your fingertips.
Scan paintings and KeyARt will give you information in Augmented Reality: you will be able to switch among audio, video and textual content, and even zoom on the details of the...

Musée des Augustins
Musée des Augustins
Musée des Augustins

Musée des Augustins

Digidust Corp.

Located in the very heart of Toulouse, the Musée des Augustins houses a collection of paintings and sculptures dating from the Middle Ages up until the early 20th century. The museum buildings surround the medieval cloister of the former Monastery of the Augustines. The museum was founded in 1793, one...

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

National Gallery of Art HD

Macsoftex

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"...

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...

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!

Van Gogh Museum Visitor Guide
Van Gogh Museum Visitor Guide
Van Gogh Museum Visitor Guide

Van Gogh Museum Visitor Guide

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...

artDatabase - The Art Guide
artDatabase - The Art Guide
artDatabase - The Art Guide

artDatabase - The 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...

Musée du Louvre HD
Musée du Louvre HD
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...

Cezanne 193 Paintings HD 230M+  Ad-free
Cezanne 193 Paintings HD 230M+  Ad-free
Cezanne 193 Paintings HD 230M+  Ad-free

Cezanne 193 Paintings HD 230M+ Ad-free

qiangfang li

No ads within App

Paul Cézanne (1839–1906) was a French artist and Post-Impressionist painter whose work laid the foundations of the transition from the 19th-century conception of artistic endeavour to a new and radically different world of art in the 20th century. Cézanne's often repetitive, exploratory brushstrokes are highly characteristic and...

Louvre Visitor Full Edition
Louvre Visitor Full Edition
Louvre Visitor Full Edition

Louvre Visitor Full Edition

Museum Guides Ltd

This app takes you on an amazing journey to the heart of Paris, where you can discover every room, every floor and every important highlight of the Louvre. You can learn about the Greeks, the Romans, the Egyptians and Assyrians. You can view the spectacular paintings of the Renaissance masters...

Art History For Kids
Art History For Kids
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...

Rothko HD Paintings
Rothko HD Paintings
Rothko HD Paintings

Rothko HD Paintings

qiangfang li

No ads within App

Mark Rothko was an American painter of Russian Jewish descent. He is generally identified as an Abstract Expressionist, although he himself rejected this label and even resisted classification as an "abstract painter." With Jackson Pollock and Willem de Kooning, he is one of the most famous postwar...

Vincent van Gogh 314 Paintings - Pro
Vincent van Gogh 314 Paintings - Pro
Vincent van Gogh 314 Paintings - Pro

Vincent van Gogh 314 Paintings - Pro

qiangfang li

Vincent Willem van Gogh was a post-Impressionist painter of Dutch origin whose work, notable for its rough beauty, emotional honesty and bold color, had a far-reaching influence on 20th-century art. After years of painful anxiety and frequent bouts of mental illness,he died aged 37 from a gunshot wound, generally accepted...

Art Gallery: +3000 Artists
Art Gallery: +3000 Artists
Art Gallery: +3000 Artists

Art Gallery: +3000 Artists

Dream Group LTD

Art Gallery – high resolution images with more than 130 000 paintings and digital reproductions of famous artists from all over the world!

Art Gallery is a fascinating barometer of the evolution of taste and style, and of changing social, cultural and even political values.

A gallery of art must...

Selected works
Selected works
Selected works

Selected works

Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza

The Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum in Madrid houses one of the world’s most extraordinary art collections, celebrated the world over.
Discover a selection of some of the exceptional works it has to offer: 143 masterpieces by 131 artists, spanning over seven centuries.
This app takes you on an incredible journey through the history...

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...

Art History App
Art History App
Art History App

Art History App

Wiley Publishing

Founded in 1978, the journal publishes essays, critical reviews, and special issues that engage with path-breaking new developments and critical debate in current art-historical practice. Art History covers all kinds of art and visual culture across all time periods and geographical areas. The journal welcomes contributions from the full spectrum...

Explore Vincent van Gogh HD
Explore Vincent van Gogh HD
Explore Vincent van Gogh HD

Explore Vincent van Gogh HD

Qlvr

EXPLORE VINCENT tells the story of Vincent van Gogh, one of world's most famous yet most misunderstood artists.

Experience the key dramatic moments of Vincent's life with 15 short HD animation clips. Discover how groundbreaking inventions changed his world. See how masters like Rembrandt and artist like Gauguin and Monet influenced...

Chagall 122 Paintings  HD 150M+ Ad-free
Chagall 122 Paintings  HD 150M+ Ad-free
Chagall 122 Paintings  HD 150M+ Ad-free

Chagall 122 Paintings HD 150M+ Ad-free

qiangfang li

No ads within App

Marc Zakharovich Chagall (6 July [O.S. 24 June] 1887 – 28 March 1985) was a Belarussian-Russian-French artist. Art critic Robert Hughes referred to Chagall as "the quintessential Jewish artist of the twentieth century" (though Chagall saw his work as 'not the dream of one people but of...

Masterpieces in Painting
Masterpieces in Painting
Masterpieces in Painting

Masterpieces in Painting

Fabbri Publishing Srl

‘Masterpieces in Painting’ is a series of applications dedicated to some of the greatest painters in the history of art: Giotto, Botticelli, Leonardo da Vinci, Titian, Caravaggio, Monet, Van Gogh, Klimt and Munch.

An educational project by Fabbri Publishing that promotes a knowledge and love of art.

Digital and interactive monographic publications...

NGNY: Munch & Expressionism
NGNY: Munch & Expressionism
NGNY: Munch & Expressionism

NGNY: Munch & Expressionism

Espro Acoustiguide Group

"Munch & Expressionism" accompanies a major museum exhibition that examines Edvard Munch's influence on his German and Austrian counterparts. The show offers a compelling new study of the Norwegian artist, whose work The Scream has become a symbol of modern angst. Through paintings, drawings, and prints the exhibition explores dark...

Ceramics: Art and Perception
Ceramics: Art and Perception
Ceramics: Art and Perception

Ceramics: Art and Perception

PressPad Sp. z o.o.

A journal of exhibition reviews and articles on historic and contemporary ceramics, for all those interested in the ceramic arts.

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The magazine offers a yearly (35.99€/39.99$) auto-renewable subscription
- Payment will be charged to iTunes Account at confirmation of purchase
- Subscription automatically renews unless auto-renew is turned off at...

The Art of Brush, for iPad
The Art of Brush, for iPad
The Art of Brush, for iPad

The Art of Brush, for iPad

OTTO

The Art of Brush displays works by Korean artist, Jungwoong Lee.

The app is introduced by art collector Erkin Bek and includes a foreword by arts writer and editor of Sotheby’s magazine Malcolm Cossons.

Discover Lee’s energetic collection ‘Brush’ in retina quality and flick through close-up details. You can also...

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FotoMuseum Antwerp

FotoMuseum Antwerp

Universum Digitalis

Immerse yourself in the history of photography and discover the highlights of FoMu! From 25-09-2011 onward, the FotoMuseum presents its rich collection to the public.

To what extent does photography change man’s outlook? Is there such a thing as the "photographic gaze"? That is the central theme of this presentation. A photographer does indeed look at the world in a different way with or through his camera. This view or gaze of each photographer differs greatly. Looking through the lens of the camera, the world looks different than in reality. The photographer determines what we see and gives us a glimpse of his vision, his intentions, sometimes even his personality. By means of photographs, cameras, magazines, albums, and an interactive timeline, FoMu guides you through the history of photography.

Not only the past, but also the present and the future of photography are addressed at FoMu. Every four months, we present new exhibitions on a specific theme. Young talent, fashion, journalistic and artistic photography - local or international – it all can be discovered at FoMu.

Deutsche Bank Art works London Edition for iPhone

Deutsche Bank Art works London Edition for iPhone

Deutsche Bank AG

The Deutsche Bank Collection, founded in 1979, is one of the most significant corporate collections of contemporary art – worldwide. From the very beginning the collection has focused on works on paper. Initially only works by artists from German-speaking countries were purchased, in the meantime the collection’s portfolio is as international as Deutsche Bank itself.

In its London offices Deutsche Bank has named 100 conference rooms after artists from around the world and exhibits fine art in the Deutsche Bank UK offices, including works by famous artists such as Damien Hirst, Tony Cragg, Anish Kapoor, Tracey Emin, Keith Tyson and many more.

Explore and experience all this exciting art with the Deutsche Bank Art works London Edition app. In addition to a portrait of every artist and descriptions of their works, you will find comprehensive information about the global Deutsche Bank Collection. Discover paintings and photographs, pop art artists, abstract and modern art in this digital art gallery. The Deutsche Bank Art works London Edition is a portable art museum that covers contemporary works on paper and photography, as well as some sculptures and paintings.

The Deutsche Bank Art works London Edition includes a search function for artists and works of art, allowing you to share your favorites with your friends using the integrated social media sharing function. This app provides a unique insight into the art of the world − and thereby into the world itself.

Take a look at the Deutsche Bank’s digital art gallery. It’s art that you really want to know.

ArtsTwist Find It Getty

ArtsTwist Find It Getty

Renata Kabiljo

Children go on an exciting journey through the world of art by looking for details in famous paintings. The app includes 15 paintings, all from the J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles. Works by Renoir, Monet, Manet, Pissarro, Cezanne, Brueghel, van Gogh, Canaletto, van Huysum and more.

100 hidden details require children to look at art in a new way - very close! Can you find a parasol? Do you see two wheat stacks? This app is suitable even for young children who are not confident readers as the questions are read out to you - all you need to do is look carefully and click on the detail once found. There is also an option to read the questions alone and play it without any sound.

The app offers no in-app purchases, it displays no adds, and will not connect to any social media sites. It is self contained and does not require internet connection to run, making it a very safe environment for children to explore.

​The game will inspire the children of all ages, whether playing the game on their own or with their parents.

NOTE: I am not affiliated with the J.Paul Getty Museum in any way. I am a private developer and have only used the paintings from their collection that are free from copyright.

Paul Klee 230 Paintings

Paul Klee 230 Paintings

qiangfang li

No Ads.

Paul Klee was a painter born in Münchenbuchsee, Switzerland, and is considered to be a German-Swiss.[a] His highly individual style was influenced by movements in art that included expressionism, cubism, and surrealism. He was also a student of orientalism.[1] Klee was a natural draftsman who experimented with and eventually got deep into color theory, writing about it extensively; his lectures Writings on Form and Design Theory (Schriften zur Form und Gestaltungslehre), published in English as the Paul Klee Notebooks, are held to be as important for modern art as Leonardo da Vinci's A Treatise on Painting for the Renaissance.[2][3][4] He and his colleague, the Russian painter Wassily Kandinsky, both taught at the German Bauhaus school of art, design and architecture. His works reflect his dry humour and his sometimes childlike perspective, his personal moods and beliefs, and also his musicality.

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1、230 pieces of works

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2、All HD, 1M per piece

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3、Totally more than 250M

Picasso - interactive encyclopedia

Picasso - interactive encyclopedia

Evgeny Erohin

● 70% discount until the end of this week ●

Study the biographies of great people through interactive reading.
Become a real expert and participate in the global rankings of erudites.

Pablo Picasso was a Spanish painter, sculptor, printmaker, ceramicist, stage designer, poet and playwright who spent most of his adult life in France. As one of the greatest and most influential artists of the 20th century, he is known for co-founding the Cubist movement, the invention of constructed sculpture, the co-invention of collage, and for the wide variety of styles that he helped develop and explore. Among his most famous works are the proto-Cubist Les Demoiselles d'Avignon, and Guernica, a portrayal of the Bombing of Guernica by the German and Italian airforces at the behest of the Spanish nationalist government during the Spanish Civil War. Picasso, Henri Matisse and Marcel Duchamp are regarded as the three artists who most defined the revolutionary developments in the plastic arts in the opening decades of the 20th century, responsible for significant developments in painting, sculpture, printmaking and ceramics. Picasso demonstrated extraordinary artistic talent in his early years, painting in a naturalistic manner through his childhood and adolescence. During the first decade of the 20th century, his style changed as he experimented with different theories, techniques, and ideas. His work is often categorized into periods. While the names of many of his later periods are debated, the most commonly accepted periods in his work are the Blue Period, the Rose Period, the African-influenced Period, Analytic Cubism, and Synthetic Cubism, also referred to as the Crystal period....