February 10, 2012 in Education (E)
[prMac.com] Madrid, Spain - Announcing that ARTEHISTORIA, the developer of the ArtGenius series of apps, has just released the latest update for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad users. ArtGenius Italian Renaissance 1.0 brings a comprehensive history of the Italian Renaissance masters, along with their most celebrated works, to the App Store. The app contains more than 130 of the greatest works of art in history. Unlike other apps that offer Wikipedia links to learn about their subjects, ArtGenius Italian Renaissance 1.0 presents users with professionally written commentary from art experts, artist biographies, helpful links and more.
ArtGenius Italian Renaissance 1.0 Features Include:
* High resolution images of the works of masters
* No internet connection required to view art and commentary
* Includes information on all museums where the works are housed
* Map museum locations for trip planning
* Links to museum hours and ticket information
* English and Spanish versions in one app
From the home screen, users can choose to view high resolution images of the paintings, read the artists' biographies, or get more information about the museums in which the art is displayed. The "Paintings" section contains high resolution images of each masterpiece, along with commentary and history given by experts within the art world.
ArtGenius Italian Renaissance 1.0 features standard, gesture based controls. Users can use a pinching gesture to zoom in on a painting, or swipe a finger to pan. The easy to use interface also allows for quick navigation from the painting, to the artist bio, to the museum where the art is displayed.
In the "Artists" gallery, users can read the biography of each painter, as well as info about the artist's master and his disciples. The bios contain all of the pertinent information, including the master's artistic and given names, their dates of birth and death, their style, information about their career and their most important works.
The "Museum" section offers information about the museums that house these great masterpieces and links to the website. Users can also map the museum's location and get information about tour times and prices.
All images and text, including commentary and artist bios, are contained within the app, so there is no need for an internet connection to view them. The text is navigable hypertext, and both the English and Spanish versions are included in the same app.
* iPhone 3G or later, iPod touch 4th gen, iPad 1 and 2
* Requires iPhone OS 4.2 or later
* 80 MB
Pricing and Availability:
ArtGenius Italian Renaissance 1.0 is only $1.99 (USD) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Education category. Promo codes are available for qualified reviewers. Please specify the website or blog you represent when making your request.
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