Dawn of the social museum and virtual art gallery

  • Arts
  • Tuesday, 29 Dec 2020

The J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles challenged art lovers to post photos of themselves recreating their favourite masterpieces – including Picasso’s 'Dora Maar' – from home earlier this year. Photo: AFP

Museum doors may be shut for the time being, but that doesn’t mean that culture has ground to a halt.

Faced with the pandemic, and in the absence of visitors, museums and cultural institutions have turned to technology to reinvent their roles and missions digitally.

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