Mapping the pandemic’s digital deluge: one academic is trying to collate the online projects of every single museum
Chiara Zuanni wants to capture the outpouring of online art offerings both as an archive of the Covid-19 era and as a source of inspiration for art organisations all over the world
Social media replaces fairs as the third most successful sales channel for galleries in 2020, study reveals
Websites have replaced walk-ins as the second best way to sell art, but staying in top position is outreach to existing clients, according to Artsy Gallery Insights 2021 Report
From mummies to mosques—new Google Arts & Culture initiative brings Egypt’s archaeological treasures to the masses
New online platform aims to turn traditionally scholarly subject into something "easily digestible and fun to explore"
CommentDiary of an art historian
Auction houses have finally entered the Amazon age—and I’m addicted
I thought I’d kicked my online art and antiques buying habit but too much lockdown screen time has been my undoing
InterviewRachel de Joode
'Instagram makes you feel part of the art world—but it's a lie': artist Rachel de Joode on art and the digital
Berlin-based multimedia artist talks about her new works on show at London's Annka Kultys Gallery
The Art Newspaper at 30: how has art criticism changed in the digital age?
Through blogs, websites and social media, there is more writing than ever on the arts. But whether it adds meaningful insight, or just noise, is a matter of debate
Online market place for art continues to grow as new digital fair announced during Frieze week
Daata fair is dedicated to video and digital works and aims to reach collectors who “simply don’t have the patience” to watch films at real-life fairs
Boner Lisa? Dating app Grindr launches art section
Freshly graduated from art school? New online platform aims to help emerging artists sell work amidst pandemic
Inaugural show on Kovet.Art features eight graduates with prices under £10,000
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
The Metropolitan Museum of Art has gained almost 200,000 social media followers since lockdown began—here's how
We speak to the museum's social media manager Claire Lanier about her digital engagement strategies in the age of Covid-19
DIY curating: UK galleries mount virtual shows on lockdown using new digital tool
Art UK's Curations initiative enables “anyone anywhere with internet access” to create an exhibition using the national image database
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
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
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If the sea destroys Venice, can digital technology rebuild it?
The Art Newspaper is co-hosting a live YouTube discussion on digital innovations and the preservation of cultural heritage on 1-3 May
Olafur Eliasson wants us to see the world differently through his new Instagram animations
The Danish-Icelandic artist is releasing the participatory social media project in celebration of Earth Day
ReviewThree to see
Three arty things to do at home this weekend
From the Getty's challenge to re-create masterpieces using three items to Firstsite’s activity pack with Antony Gormley and Gillian Wearing
Tasmanian museum live streams 'human canvas' whose artist-designed tattoos are worth €150,000
Tim Steiner, whose entire back is covered in an ink piece created by Wim Delvoye, will sit in the empty Mona museum until the end of April
Are commercial galleries the next big content producers?
The top dealers are increasingly becoming audio and video makers and magazine publishers—is it all still about sales?
The top six hashtags to follow now as the art world moves onto social media
The museums of Modern art in New York and San Francisco are leading the way on promoting digital content on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook
As Art Basel in Hong Kong launches online, we look at how the art market is using cyberspace to combat coronavirus
From VIP virtual viewing rooms to grassroots digital action
Top online museum and art tours to enjoy from home
Here are the best digital initiatives to feed your need for art
Heritage on the edge: new Google project reveals climate change damage to Unesco sites
Digital visualisations gathered for online exhibit will be a “blueprint” for heritage managers planning climate adaptation in the future
A million Artsy user account details exposed in large-scale hack
Compromised data included account holders’ names and email and IP addresses
New watercolour database could help experts combat climate change
Global digital resource provides valuable environmental documentation from an age before photography
Dealers turn to digital apps to help close sales
FaceTime and WeChat are shifting how collectors choose to buy
Tate outsources artist biographies on its website to Wikipedia
The museum does “not have the resources to create biographies for every individual” in its collection, spokeswoman says
Will blockchain deliver a registry of all traded works of art?
Christie’s summit weighs up pros and cons of the technology and how it might bring greater transparency to the art market
The Munch Museum in Oslo publishes more than 7,600 drawings online for free
Digital catalogue raisonné of the artist's works on paper expected to continue into other media
Asia Week auctions reveal breadth of the market
Christie’s and Sotheby’s dominate in terms of value but smaller firms can compete in the field of Asian art, with the internet’s help
Facebook censors 30,000 year-old Venus of Willendorf as 'pornographic'
Nude statue is latest artwork to be deemed inappropriate by social media giant
BlogIn the frame
Louvre Abu Dhabi collection hits the road for radio-guided 'highway gallery'
Art in the age of the internet: from democracy and dialogue to a new dystopia
One of the largest historical surveys in the US traces the history of the world wide web
Chinese art world goes fur crazy for cats on WeChat
Feline-themed group is providing a talking point for artists, curators and administrators
Web of intrigue: How has the 'post-internet' era changed the contemporary art world?
In the ‘post-internet’ age, digital artists are reassessing their relationship with galleries and collectors.
Let’s get digital with "post-internet" art
The frontier spirit of post-internet artists.
The digital age meets design classics at Design Miami
Galleries test the market for innovation, but there is also a wealth of Modernism on show
The art book digital takeover: not if but when
Art books for tablets will leave printed works as elite items
Digital access to Italian banks’ art
300,000 works owned by banks belonging to the Associazione Bancaria Italiana to become available to view online
The race to digitise the world’s heritage
Non-profit organisation has big plans to gather data from 500 sites over the next five years
New owner plans digital future for Phaidon
Leon Black says art publisher to launch digital products
Digital display: Introducing the Adobe Museum of Digital Media
The latest venture from the creators of Photoshop is a virtual art gallery
ArchiveArt & Technology
Latest online startup aims for 3D sales
The creators of a new software venture think that adding an extra dimension will get things moving
ArchiveMuseums & Heritage
Museums need to go much further in adapting to the digital age
Are new media museums the future?
The work of art in the age of cut and paste
Can the law keep up with the speed of digital appropriation, reproduction and distribution? And should it even try?
Congress approves $100,000 for pilot digital project
Digital Promise non-profit will develop electronic education programmes
What are museums doing to collect, store and show internet art?
Ossian Ward investigates European and US perspectives and the issues of conservation and ownership
ArchiveArt & Technology
Snap to grid: a user’s guide to digital arts, media and cultures
New technology does not change anything except the context of art
ArchiveArt & Technology
"Digital craft" project at Frankfurt's Museum of Applied Arts aims to change the way we think about museums and technology
Director James M. Bradburne is a passionate believer in new technologies
What's on in New York: Tackling the digital age
Shows include the first retrospective of images by Hiro at Pace/MacGill and Todd Eberle's computer portraits
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Michelangelo's sculptures transported into the digital age with new scanning technology
Stanford University works to create computer models of all of the master's sculptural works
WIPO treatises take the Berne copyright convention into the digital age
Is new copyright law needed for a new age?
How fares the digital revolution: A look at the Corbis Corporation
We assess the benefits that have accrued to museums and publishers so far
How are Britain's leading museums exploiting new multimedia technology?
Pundits inform us that the new media age is now upon us. Will this transform the museum sector?
ArchiveArt & Technology
What's happening in the world of information technology in the museum community
A three-day conference and exhibition in London with new projects on show
Digital visual library expands
Interactive Home Systems partners with National Gallery and Seattle Art Museum