Take a selfie and discover if your portrait is in a museum. Millions of fans across the U.S. are discovering this new Google app that promises to match your face to a famous or may be not-so-famous but historical work of art. Among those fascinated by this newest app is Pakistani American actor Kumail Nanjiani, who took to social media to share his fine-art doppelganger.
Once you’ve snapped a selfie, the app will go through its repertoire – which houses thousands of artworks from museums across the world – and pull up your art lookalike. While the app tries to find the closest match, it shows an estimated percentage of visual similarity between the face and the artwork.
Nanjiani found a 59 percent match in the painted portrait of Mohammed Al Mazrouie, and seemed pretty pleased with the results.
“Hey this one ain’t so bad,” he tweeted alongside a snapshot of the two faces side by side.
Anybody interested in finding a match can download the Google Arts & Culture app – on both Android and iOS – and find their match.
On Jan. 19, the now-viral face-matching app, which uses computer vision technology, was also introduced in India.