Home > News > See the Satyr’s Penis! Museum of Fine Arts Houston Included in Expanded Google Art Project

See the Satyr’s Penis! Museum of Fine Arts Houston Included in Expanded Google Art Project

Photographs of 183 works from the collection of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston will be included in the growing global Google Art Project, which aims to increase the online sharing of visual culture through super high-resoluting scans. Only .05% of the MFAH’s 64,000 objects are on display through Google, but the new service is already worth it – how else are you going to get close enough to the The Indian Triumph of Dionysus (Roman, 180 – 195 C.E.) to see the satyr’s erect penis without getting scolded by a guard?

also by Bill Davenport
Print Friendly
You may also like
Christine Gervais
Rienzi Gets a New Director
Top Five fall preview
Top Five Fall Preview: September 1, 2016
Rembrandt’s Women
Top Five Museums in Texas: Aug. 25, 2016
The Top Five Museums in Texas: August 25, 2016

Leave a Reply

Funding generously provided by:
'