SMK Second Canvas

The Statens Museum for Kunst (SMK) Second Canvas app is your tool for exploring the beautiful SMK art collections in super high resolution, like never before.

Discover, interact, learn from stories told by experts or choose your favorite detail and share it with your friends on social media, including the option of hooking it up to your TV screen at home or at school.

Created by SMK and Madpixel, SMK Second Canvas allows you to explore highlights from its Danish and Nordic Collection and of its European Collection, with the best quality and resolution.

Works you will find on SMK Second Canvas:

A Funeral by Anna Ancher (1859-1935)

Bella and Hanna by C.W. Eckersberg (1783-1853)

Bouquet of Flowers in a Stone Niche by Ambrosius Bosschaerts the Elder (1573-1621)

Christ as the Suffering Redeemer by Andrea Mantegna (1431-1506)

In a Roman Osteria by Carl Bloch (1834-1890)

Interior in Strandgade, Sunlight on the Floor by Vilhelm Hammershøi (1864-1916)

Melancholy by Lucas Cranach the Elder ( -1553)

The Artist's Wife by L.A.Ring (1854-1933)

The Ferry Boat to Antwerp by Jacob Jordaens (1593-1678)

Whitewashing the Old House L.A.Ring (1854-1933)

Zealand Landscape by Johan Thomas Lundbye (1818-1848)

Main features:

Super-zoom to explore the artworks with the best quality and discover hidden details.

X-Ray vision for the Laurits Andersen Ring painting "The Artist's Wife", to

reveal his particular painting technique, pentimenti and more.

Discover amazing stories, detail by detail, told by experts: learn about the

characters, symbolism, technique, or the artist signature.

Play a cinematic tour through the Gigapixel image to discover the artwork secrets while listening to the audio (for now, this kind of "audiotour" is available for Bouquet of Flowers in a Stone Niche, by Ambrosius Bosschaerts the Elder)

Tell your own stories on social media, selecting the details you want to share in super-high resolution

Connect your iPad/iPhone to your TV at home (via AirPlay, cable) or to the projector at school to see the painting in full screen while interacting with your touch device.

Download the details with their stories so they can be accessed even when you’re offline or in airplane mode.

We hope you'll enjoy SMK Second Canvas. Tell us about your experience with the app and help us to improve it:

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What's New

Automatic recognition of our collection artworks through your device's camera, and direct access to its corresponding content in the app.
Minor bug fixed.
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Additional Information

March 9, 2021
Current Version
Requires Android
4.4 and up
Content Rating
Interactive Elements
Users Interact, Digital Purchases
Offered By
The Mad Pixel Factory
C/ Francisco de Rojas, 9 - 5º Izda 28010 Madrid
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