14550
Blind Visitors Can Touch Masterpieces at Madrid Gallery
Art And Culture

Blind Visitors Can Touch Masterpieces at Madrid Gallery

The Prado Museum in Madrid is displaying six 3D replicas of famous paintings, which visually impaired visitors can explore through touch.
Despite their intriguing surfaces, painted masterpieces are usually consigned to the realm of the visual, excluding blind visitors from experiencing them.
However, an unusual exhibition at Madrid’s Museo Nacional Del Prado is currently displaying six 3D replicas of famous paintings by Goya, Velazquez and more, which visually impaired visitors can explore through touch, enabling them to experience the masterpieces directly, Springwise website reported.
The exhibition is called ‘Touching the Prado’ and was created by Spanish printing studio Estudios Durero using a printing technique they invented called Didu.
The replicas are produced through a painstaking 40-hour process which sees the printers selecting textures and volumes, including tiny details which will help to guide the blind person’s hand around the painting, helping them to understand the composition.
The textures are printed first and a chemical method gives the image volume. After this, the original image is printed on top.
The 3D paintings will be on display until June 28.

 

Short URL : http://goo.gl/q2gkVM

You can also read ...

Fard-Qaderi’s Immortality Best Film at Buffalo Festival
Buffalo Dreams Fantastic Film Festival in the US granted the...
Stargazing in Maranjab
Gando Tours has planned a one-and-half-day trip to Maranjab...
Free Roaming
An off road trip to the deserts of Isfahan Province will boost...
Largest Diamond Sold for Record $34m in Geneva
The largest diamond ever offered at auction went under the...
Alizadeh, Jozani Representing Iran Music, Cinema in Delhi Festival
Filmmaker Masoud Jafari-Jozani and musician Hossein Alizadeh...
Spectacular Forest
Zhiwaar Tour is organizing a one-day trip to the forests of...
Mineral Water Pools
Several amazing destinations in Semnan and Mazandaran...
Sean Penn’s First Novel Due Next Year
Sean Penn, the celebrated American actor, will release his...

Trending

Googleplus