ART NET NEWS – The technology will virtually restore faded paint, revealing “shapes, materials, colors, and decorations” of selected works that have faded to bare stone over the years, according to the press release. “I’m delighted to be working with Snap’s A.R. Studio on this unique experiment in augmented reality,” said Laurence des Cars, the museum’s president-director, in a press announcement. “This fascinating plunge into the beauty of ancient Egyptian masterpieces is also a fantastic discovery and mediation tool for all our visitors. “This successful collaboration underlines the extent to which these new technologies can support the Louvre in its missions”.
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