The National Gallery: J.M.W. Turner's paintings
I ran across this wonderful video via a tweet from The National Gallery. If you get a chance they are a great follow if you love art. Heck, I'm a great follow on twitter if you like art @artandtrees.
The video gives a fairly lengthy in-depth talk about one of J.M.W. Turner's paintings. It really is a treat! Especially if you've haven't gotten the chance to see this wonderful painting.
Major museums have all gotten really good at taking advantage of social media these days.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art even does live broadcast using Facebooks new Live Broadcast feature. I did a blog about one of their live broadcast on my website artandtrees.com. It seems that museums these days use every single major social media platform out there. With videos like these do you even need to go to museums anymore? (YES YOU DO). I'm waiting for Museums to start doing Virtual Realty and produce something for the Oculus Rift.