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Editors’ Choice: Exploring Hieronymus Bosch’s “The Garden of Earthly Delights” in Virtual Reality

Yesterday, Colin Marshall told you how you could take a Virtual Interactive Tour Through Hieronymus Bosch’s Masterpiece “The Garden of Earthly Delights,” thanks to this website. Today, we discovered that there’s also an app (designed for iPhoneiPad and Android) that lets you take a virtual reality trip through the very same painting. Created as part of the 500th anniversary celebration of Bosch’s life, the app–previewed in the trailer above–lets you “ride on a flying fish into a Garden of Eden, be tempted by strange fruit and even stranger rituals in the Garden of Earthly Delights. And visit hell and hear the devil’s music.”

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This content was selected for Digital Humanities Now by Editor-in-Chief Ben Schneider based on nominations by Editors-at-Large: Harika Kottakota, Heriberto Sierra, Marisha Caswell, Vanessa Raymond, and Laura Vianello