5 Landscapes You'll Love to Zoom Into

Immerse yourself in beautiful paintings by Georgia O'Keeffe, Hokusai, and more

By Google Arts & Culture

The Starry Night (1889) by Vincent van GoghMoMA The Museum of Modern Art

Paintings have the power to transport you to different locations around the world. From discovering hidden details to seeing brush strokes up close, you can now immerse yourself even more in masterpieces by Georgia O'Keeffe, Hokusai, and more using Art Zoom.

Scroll on to get up close to artworks in high definition and zoom in to five beautiful painted landscapes...

Pedernal (1941) by Georgia O'KeeffeGeorgia O'Keeffe Museum

1. 'Pedernal' by Georgia O'Keeffe

Georgia O'Keeffe's landscape depicts the Padernal mountain in New Mexico using shades of dark greens and oranges. From a distance you can make out the ridges of the cliffs...

...but the further in you zoom, the more abstract O'Keeffe's cliffs become.

South Wind, Clear Dawn (circa 1830-1831) by Katsushika HokusaiLos Angeles County Museum of Art

2. 'South Wind, Clear Dawn' by Hokusai

You might be familiar with Hokusai's scene of Mount Fuji but have a closer look at the cluster of trees in the bottom left hand corner...

Rather than painting each tree in detail, up close you can see that each tree was created using a single dash of paint!

Tropical Heat by Rudi PattersonBlack Cultural Archives

3. 'Tropical Heat' by Rudi Patterson

Rudi Patterson's colorful landscape depicts a tropical Caribbean scene, with palm trees set against the bright sky. Zoom in to see how Patterson creates the swaying leaves on the palm trees...

To give the trees depth, the leaves have been created by layering different shade of green on top of one another.

Crécy-en-Brie (1911) by Emily CarrRoyal BC Museum

4. 'Crécy-en-Brie' by Emily Carr

Emily Carr is well known for her forest scenes but this particular painting shows the riverside area of Crécy-en-Brie in France.

When you zoom in you can see how Carr has painted human figures by using thick dashes of pigment to mark out their faces and bodies.

Khedda Camp (1906) by Raja Ravi VarmaOriginal Source: Sree Chitra Art Gallery, Thiruvananthapuram

5. 'Khedda Camp' by Raja Ravi Varma

This painting by Raja Ravi Varma depicts the campsite that was set up for the Prince of Wales when he visited Mysore in India. When you zoom in...

...you can even see some old motor cars from the early 1900s.

The Starry Night (1889) by Vincent van GoghMoMA The Museum of Modern Art

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