Being in (partial) lockdown since March, it has become hard if not impossible to bathe in the ‘aura’ that original artworks radiate. Liselore Tissen explains how a 3D printed copy of the Goldfinch can bring you even closer to your beloved authentic artwork than ever before.
In a previous blog, Tim Vergeer explained how the consequences of the Corona virus force us to rethink cultural identity and to approach concepts such as ‘aura’ in a different way. In this blog, I analyze how the virus affects the role of museums within the Dutch anderhalvemetersamenleving.
Loredana Pazzini-Paracciani is curator of the exhibition 'Diaspora: Exit, Exile, Exodus of Southeast Asia' in the MAIIAM Contemporary Art Museum. Leonor Veiga interviewed her about the exhibition and her experience as a curator.
After a visitor broke Jeff Koons' Gazing Ball (Perugino Madonna and Child with Four Saints), which was exhibited in the Nieuwe Kerk, the curator expressed his surprise about visitors touching art. In this post I argue that it is actually common practice.