NPM Southern Branch launches VR art exhibition

眾所皆知的法國羅浮宮鎮館之寶《蒙娜麗莎》也將以VR呈現|“Mona Lisa,” one of the most famous artworks in the Louvre Museum, is among the highlights in the exhibition. (Courtesy of Louvre Museum)
眾所皆知的法國羅浮宮鎮館之寶《蒙娜麗莎》也將以VR呈現|“Mona Lisa,” one of the most famous artworks in the Louvre Museum, is among the highlights in the exhibition. (Courtesy of Louvre Museum)

TAIPEI (The China Post) — The Southern Branch of the National Palace Museum (NPMSB) has joined hands with museums from across Europe to hold “A Carnival of Fantasies” — a VR (virtual reality) display of renowned paintings.

The participating museums include The Musée de l’Orangerie (Paris), Tate Britain, Mucha Foundation, and more. Among other highlights, the exhibit features Claude Monet’s “The Water Lily obsession,” Modigliani’s “The Ochre Atelier” and Mucha’s “The Slavs in Their Original Homeland.”

Tate Britain’s “Modigliani VR: The Ochre Atelier.”(Courtesy of Tate Britain)
Tate Britain’s “Modigliani VR: The Ochre Atelier.”(Courtesy of Tate Britain)

Another highlight is “Mona Lisa: Beyond the Glass,” one of the most important artworks in the Louvre. The VR display of the Mona Lisa and Leonardo da Vinci’s historical sources let you see details of the paintings with the help of laser technology.

National Palace Museum has joined hands with Mucha Foundation to showcase the Mucha’s The Slavs in Their Original Homeland. (Courtesy of Mucha Foundation)
National Palace Museum has joined hands with Mucha Foundation to showcase the Mucha’s The Slavs in Their Original Homeland. (Courtesy of Mucha Foundation)

Location:2F and 3F hallway in The Southern Branch of National Palace Museum ( No. 888, Gugong Boulevard, Taibao City, Chiayi County, 612)

Date:The exhibition runs at the museum until May 26 on Tuesdays and Sundays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

Regular ticket: NT$150 per person

For more information, visit Southern Branch of National Palace Museum

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