Editorial Feature

Highlights: 6 Nov - 10 Nov

This week on Google Arts & Culture

What's New

Explore English Heritage

Trace the history of England through some of its most iconic locations, from Tintagel castle and its links to Arthurian legends, to Elizabethan manors with sprawling manicured gardens and 1960s nuclear bunkers. With the English Heritage project by Google Arts & Culture you can step into England’s story and explore the hidden histories of these incredible places - including which house was home to a pet lemur, what the weirdest artifact found at a site was, and which badass housewives shaped history.

5 Sites That Changed English History Forever

BBC presenter and all-round history buff Dan Snow tells us about his 5 favorite English Heritage sites that changed English history forever

The Raja Ravi Varma Heritage Foundation

Raja Ravi Varma was an Indian painter, known for fusing European techniques with Indian sensibilities. His work with lithographs made his paintings affordable and more available to the public, which meant that his influence reached people that normally would not have access to fine art. This new collection of his paintings, drawings and lithographs includes many of his popular and colorful depictions of Hindu deities.

Artist of the Week

Discover Ernst Ludwig Kirchner

Ernst Ludwig Kirchner was a German expressionist painter and printmaker, and a founding member of Die Brücke, a group of expressionist artists who had a major impact on the evolution of modern art in the 20th century. In 1937 over 600 of Kirchner's works were destroyed by Nazis who declared it 'degenerate'.

Street View Pick

Explore the Guggenheim Museo Bilbao

Wander round the roof of the Guggenheim Museo Bilbao with Street View and see this architectural landmark designed by Frank Gehry from a new angle.

Artwork of the Week

Dans mon pays by Marc Chagall

In this painting Chagall depicts a snow-covered Russian village doused in moonlight, with a cow mysteriously floating above the scene. Zoom in to spot the chicken with a man's head in the corner!

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