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You can now meet 17th century artist Rembrandt in virtual reality

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Last updated: September 18th, 2017 at 10:30 UTC+02:00

Samsung has been consistently releasing a lot of virtual reality apps, games, and videos for the Gear VR. Now, a new app by virtual reality studio Force Field has been released for the VR headset which lets users meet Rembrandt, a 17th century Dutch artist.

The Meeting Rembrandt app takes you back to 17th century Amsterdam and recreates Rembrandt’s home and surroundings in virtual reality. You can watch the entire creative process behind the making of his famous painting The Night Watch. You can also go through the most notable events in the artist’s life and even interact with him in his atelier.

It’s as if you are actually there, up-close with Rembrandt, in his atelier, in his house, as he interacts with you and lets you understand why his work was so controversial in that day and age,” Force Field chief Arthur Houtman said. The app is free to download right now on the Oculus Store.

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