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Art Basel 2017 Collaborates With Google

Each year, Art Basel features a wide array of talent from around the world.

It’s a showcase of those pushing the boundaries, testing their mediums and discovering where art can elevate, inspire and communicate on a richer, deeper level.

The 2017 Art Basel show in Hong Kong will feature a unique technological collaboration between the art institution and the Google Arts and Culture program, namely their Tilt Brush application, which allows users to create art in 3D and drawing and painting tools.

Artist Yang Yongliang created ‘Eternal Landscape’, a work which “responds to ‘Shan Shui’, a traditional style of Chinese ink painting that depicts scenery or natural landscapes and is often considered to be one of ancient China’s most important contributions to the history of art. ‘Eternal Landscape’ recreates a traditional Shan Shui landscape in a virtual immersive realm, while trying to preserve the classical aesthetics through a modern replica.”

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Edition 66, April 2017