Pet Portraits finds your pet’s lookalike in art. Humans can also learn about the stories behind the artwork and artists.
Back in 2018, Google’s Arts & Culture app kicked off a viral craze when it rolled out Art Selfie, a feature that lets people find their doppelgangers in famous works of art. Now it’s Rover’s turn to see which 18th century painting he belongs in.
Jet and his best match, a hanging scroll titled Black Cat and Narcissus.
On Tuesday, the free app rolled out Pet Portraits, a fun feature that spots the animal in your photo and crops in accordingly. Then a machine learning algorithm compares your pet’s picture with tens of thousands of artworks from museums and galleries around the world to find the closest match.
Your animal buddy could be matched with ancient Egyptian figurines, Mexican street art, 17th century European oil paintings or Chinese watercolors. My black kitty Jet found his closest match in a 19th century…