Weekly ArtNews – 26.10

by paradoxig

Every Monday, we prepare our selection of the previous week’s more important news. This week, you can read about: 

GoodBye Banksy! Welcome, GANksy!, High-Tech Word Museum, VR – Stuck In The Future, Twitch + Copyright = Headache, 

Disney Plus Warns of Racist Stereotypes. The warning refers to older films, including ‘Peter Pan,’ ‘Dumbo,’ or  ‘The Jungle Book (BusinessInsider

London Film Festival Winner. The VR movie “To Miss The Ending” was chosen at the first XR/Immersive art award. (UpLoadVR)

GoodBye Banksy! Welcome GANksy! The AI bot already created over 250 Banksy-esque artworks. Considering that a painting by Banksy fetched almost $9.8 million last week, the question is how much will value GANksy? (DazedDigital)

Quibi Is Dead. The mobile video startup, that raised billions, announce the shutdown (TechCrunch

VR, Stuck In The Future. An analysis of the evolution of VR, progress made in the industry, but also about why it is still not the next-big-thing? (Polygon)

Will Online Bring Transparency in Fine Art? As dealers and galleries are notorious for obscuring prices, but the online viewing rooms might change the uneasy industry’s relationship  to price transparency. (ArtNet)

Classical Music In VR.The BBC Proms, the world’s largest and most famous classical music festival, pivoted to a virtual event this year (AVInteractive)

High-Tech Word Museum. Planet Word, a museum of words and language, where you can have interactive experience such as give a speech or sing a classic rock anthem opened in Washington (WashingtonPost)

Hong-Kong: Old Stories Turned Into Digital Art. Hung Keung’s re-examines old stories and poems  with animation, video and interactive games at New Vision Art Festival (SouthChinaMorningPost)

Twitch + Copyright = Headache.‘Thousands’ of videos get deleted over infringement notice (BusinessMusic)


You may also like