Match your Face with Famous Paintings with Google Arts & Culture
Google Arts and Culture app was launched long back in 2016, and it served as a way to learn about various places and amazing events that shaped and formed the world as we know it. It also has collections from the most famous museums. In the latest update of the app, a new face-matching feature has been added and you should know more about what it can do for its users.
You can basically match your Face with Famous Paintings with Google Arts & Culture. Google Arts & Culture has collaborated with over 1,200 international museums, galleries and institutions from no less than 70 countries to make their exhibits available for its users online and to make sure that the result you get to your search is accurate.
I must though warn you about the fact that the feature is currently limited to the United States. You can though use a VPN service to access this feature on the app.
How to Match your Face with Famous Paintings with Google Arts & Culture:
- Download the Google Arts & Culture app from Google Play;
- Find the thumbnail on home screen;
- Google Arts and Culture app has been designed as a collection of different artworks, and it’s not just dedicated to the face match feature. So, you have to scroll down on the home screen until you see a section called “Is your portrait in a museum”. Now, you can move to the next step;
- Tap the Get Started button and the app will ask for camera permissions;
- Agree and you’re ready to shoot;
- You are also told that the photos will be sent to Google for finding artworks and Google won’t use this data for any other purpose. If you’re comfortable with this explanation, then simply take the photos and let Google do rest of the work;
- After you click the picture, the app analyses your face, and you can see colored lines over the black and white image;
- After matching is complete, the app shows different paintings that it assumes resemble you. It also shows a percentage with each picture, so I am sure that you will like it.