Here's How To Use Google's Selfie App That Matches Your Face With A Famous Painting
15 January 2018, 10:52
Can you use it in the UK? Where can you find it on the app? And which celebs have already shared their arty faces? We've got all your questions answered right here.
By now, you cannot have failed to notice the latest update to Google Arts And Culture App that is taking the internet by storm.
Matching up an image of your face with the most similar looking paintings from museums and galleries around the world, celebs and art-lovers alike have been posting their best pics on social media for all to see.
Fall Out Boy's Pete Wentz loved it so much he tried it four times, while Netflix found the perfect pairing for Steve and Dustin from Stranger Things:
This google arts and culture app is pretty amazing. Feel real strong about my 40% 😳 pic.twitter.com/2iyexRkUG5— pw (@petewentz) January 14, 2018
Now THAT is real art right there.
So, how can you check out which painting you look like?
Just follow these easy steps:
1) Download the Google Arts and Culture app to your phone (available in iOS and Android).
2) Scroll down until you see an image with the heading "Is your portrait in a museum?".
3) Allow access to your camera and get snapping to see your result.
It really is that simple!
Does the Google Arts and Culture app work in the UK?
The app is available to download in the UK. But, while it is fuly functional for all our US friends, the app's portrait matching feature currently does NOT work in the UK and other parts of Europe (although some sneaky users have been changing their VPN around just to get that all important pic). Hopefully Google will be spreading the art love further in due course.
So, what artwork did you get matched up with? Share your results over in the Facebook comments.