This week on Google Arts & Culture
What to Read
11 Amazing Facts About Bruce Lee
Did you know that Bruce Lee was a cha cha dancing champion? Or that he was one of the first people to ever try out contact lenses? Discover these little-known facts and more about the martial artist and cultural icon.
A History of England's Seaside Resorts
When you think of England, 'beach resort' isn't the first thing that comes to mind. But with this collection of retro postcards you can experience the unique charm of Britain's coasts, from Blackpool to Skegness (without a slot machine in sight).
A Private Tour of The National Museum of Western Art, Tokyo
With these Curator's Talks, you can hear a fascinating explanation of the details in works by artists such as Monet, Cézanne and Rodin, all from the collection of 19th-20th century art at NMWA — from wherever you are in the world!
Vivienne Westwood: Fashion and Activism
Learn about the incredible life and works of Dame Vivienne Westwood, from how she defined the street culture of punk, to her involvement in environmental and human rights issues.
Artist of the Week
Explore Edward Hopper
Edward Hopper was an American realist painter whose work House by the Railroad was the first ever painting to be acquired by the brand new Museum of Modern Art in New York in 1930. His often-cinematic compositions inspired many filmmakers, including Alfred Hitchcock.
Best of Street VIew
Explore the International Space Station
The ISS orbits the Earth 16 times a day and is the biggest object ever made — the size of a football field to be precise! Now you can see how astronauts live with our new Street (or Space) View.
Did you know: You can see the location of an artwork?
Click on the pegman beneath an artwork to see the place where it's being displayed in Street View. Give it a try on Van Gogh's Sunflowers and be instantly transported to the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam!