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Insta’ gratification

Instagram residencies: the artists moving into museums' digital spare rooms

As the Musée d’Orsay in Paris appoints an Instagram-artist-in-residence, we look at the growing trend in museums for social media takeovers and collaborations

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Billie Eilish

Teenager from remote Russian town draws pop superstar Billie Eilish for Vogue cover

Sixteen-year-old Nastya Kovtun is the youngest person ever to design a Vogue digital cover

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#metoo

'Whistleblower' in Subodh Gupta #MeToo defamation case makes first statement in Delhi court

The Instagram account @herdsceneand is being sued for posting sexual harassment allegations against the artist

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Instagram

What if 19th-century artists had used Instagram? asks Musée d’Orsay's new artist-in-residence

French illustrator and painter Jean-Philippe Delhomme will post a new image on Paris museum's Instagram account every week for a year

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The Year in Review 2019

Ten memes that define the absurdity of the art world in 2019

From Maurizio Cattelan’s $120k banana to dedicated viral accounts, here are the images that tickled us this year

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Insta’ gratification

Five steps to the perfect arty Instagram in 2020

Here are our top tips to help you gain—and keep—new followers in the new year

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Insta’ gratification

Instagram trials the removal of its 'like' button—here is what it means for avid users

The social media platform wants to "depressurise" the platform but the decision could cost creative influencers and artists dearly

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Art market

'The nothings that threaten everything': how Banksy, Kaws and other street artists are shaking up the art world

Instagram power and the rise of the consumer collector are turning the art world upside down

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Insta’ gratification

Don’t make a hash(tag) of it: how to—and how not to—use hashtags on Instagram

We look at some of the best trending art campaigns and those that have been a flop

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Subodh Gupta

Judge orders Facebook and Google to remove #MeToo posts against artist Subodh Gupta

The court also ruled that Instagram must reveal the identity behind an account that published allegations of sexual harassment in the Indian art world

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Censorship

Instagram censorship U-turn? Female nude posted by Palazzo Strozzi finally given greenlight

Museum officials say that the 1910 image by Russian artist Natalia Goncharova, on show at Tate Modern, was initially censored by the social media giant

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In the frame

Has Garage Cat been abducted by aliens? Moscow museum's feline friend is missing

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Instagram

Former Venice Biennale director launches satirical Instagram attack on Italian government

Francesco Bonami's new political party EXAGERAMOS! promises to introduce new laws including forbidding contemporary art in museums

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Art's Most Popular 2019

Art in the age of Instagram and the power of going viral

As visitors to exhibitions are increasingly sharing their experiences online, should curators plan shows for maximum hype?