David and I discuss online exhibitions! Read it here…

London Eyeball

During the first phase of Lockdown Richard Guest and I made a few virtual gallery visits – here is our equally virtual conversation that followed…

Ansel Kiefer viewed on Frieze.com

David Locked down and desperate for art – the art world’s response to the emptying of galleries has been to try to tempt us to a new gallery experience online. we have decided to visit three ‘online viewing rooms’ to try to get our art fix:

The Frieze New York Viewing Room

https://frieze.com/fairs/frieze-viewing-room

Rodney Graham at the Lisson Gallery:

https://www.lissongallery.com/online-exhibitions/rodney-graham-painting-problems

Hauser & Wirth Menorca in VR

https://www.vip-hauserwirth.com/hauser-wirth-menorca-in-vr/

I managed to visit all three sites, but I’m not really sure what I saw. It looked like art, but it didn’t feel like art. It was really very odd. It was a very different kind of art experience: on one hand, it was just like visiting any website, but on the other…

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