AnalysisArt & Technology
Extended reality: what future do AR and VR offer the art world?
Potential of new digital technologies comes to the fore as 5G connectivity expands and specialist equipment becomes more user-friendly
Frieze New York exhibitors bring a domestic touch to online viewing rooms
Why some galleries are trying to make the sterile virtual environment more homely, plus some early sales
Whisky drinking, dog walking and gardening: art dealers' plans for the alternative Frieze New York
With the "real-life" fair cancelled due to coronavirus, exhibitors give their thoughts on the event's first online viewing room experience
The art world has thrown itself into live broadcasts online—but are they any good?
Livestreaming on platforms such as Instagram, Facebook, YouTube and Zoom has exploded in the past few months
Eva and Franco Mattes: ‘Technology does not create the social problems we so often criticise’
As the lockdown forces the art world to migrate online, the Italian duo, who embraced the internet in its infancy, are moving in the opposite direction
FeatureConservation & Preservation
Digital technologies allow us to create precise copies of artefacts—but what does this mean for the idea of 'authenticity'?
Online book demonstrates the groundbreaking work by Factum Foundation to create high-resolution facsimiles but also raises questions of value
'Born digital': the stalwart institutions that have been producing online art since long before Covid-19
As museums rush to upload online content during lockdown, we speak to some of the people who have been championing innovative digital work for years
Game on: artists turn to the virtual world of video games during the pandemic
As lockdown continues, video games are proving to be ripe territory for artists and budding curators to experiment (and play)
How Covid-19 has forced the art market’s speedy digital conversion
In lockdown, many galleries have had a Damascene moment with online programming