My article ‘Digital Art during Lockdown’ has been published in the Scottish Society for Art History‘s Spring / Summer 2020 newsletter.
Since the closure of public and private galleries in late March due to the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic, experiencing the visual arts has moved almost entirely online. Displays and exhibitions brought to an abrupt end are being ‘translated’ on to websites and into social media posts. The parts of collections already digitized are being exploited more than ever before, whilst the educational aims of public institutions have been adapted to the digital provision of home-schooling activities, virtual quizzes and other initiatives.
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