Art & Technology
Can new tech recreate the hand of an Old Master?
If the sea destroys Venice, can digital technology rebuild it?
The Art Newspaper is co-hosting a live YouTube discussion on digital innovations and the preservation of cultural heritage on 1-3 May
Dodgy dealer offers famous fakes in Animal Crossing: New Horizons video game
Art meets (indoor) activism to mark the 50th anniversary of Earth Day
‘Longevity feels a bit elusive at the moment’: artist Julia Christensen explores upgrade culture in new book and postponed show
The artist has rummaged through e-waste facilities in India, and has envisioned an updated Golden Record with NASA to send into space
Reality check: is VR set to revolutionise museums?
With the Louvre revealing its virtual reality Mona Lisa, museums ponder the power of tech experiences
Artory partners with the Winston Art Group appraisal firm to offer free vetting services
The partnership is the latest collaboration undertaken by the growing blockchain-based art registry to increase “transparency” in the art market
Leading online database to remove 600,000 images after art project reveals its racist bias
Artist Trevor Paglen and AI researcher Kate Crawford have investigated the troubling ways in which ImageNet classifies people
The natural world meets the virtual in Jakob Kudsk Steensen's augmented reality experience at Serpentine Galleries
Marking the galleries' first Augmented Architecture commission, the work explores the sights and sounds of the flora and fauna in London’s Hyde Park
The human side of AI
How do algorithms see and shape the world? An exhibition at Basel’s HeK explores the often uncomfortable coexistence of humanity and AI
Get the app and the church door will open to you
How often on our walks do we get to an enticing old church, only to find that it’s locked? Mobile phones provide the 'open sesame'
Artory bags Spotify backer in first funding round
The firm announces a $7.3m group investment, following the acquisition of Auction Club and partnerships with Christie’s
A catalogue of break-throughs in the history of printing and books
Book collects the first illustrations, scores, maps and children's books
Blockchain-based art registry Artory acquires Auction Club database
The acquisition will make public 4,000 international auction house sale records
Marina Abramovic to make digital appearance at London's Serpentine Galleries
Performance using cutting-edge Magic Leap One device is world first
Conservation starts on Liverpool’s Neolithic stones
The Calderstones are being studied, recorded and restored before their reinstallation
Will blockchain deliver a registry of all traded works of art?
Christie’s summit weighs up pros and cons of the technology and how it might bring greater transparency to the art market
Trevor Paglen lets you view the world as the machines see it
Ahead of his retrospective at Washington, DC's Smithsonian American Art Museum, the artist discusses his interest in the social and political implications of technologies, including mass surveillance systems and artificial intelligence
Artists as cryptofinanciers: welcome to the blockchain
Curious new relationships between art and capital are being enabled by cryptofinance, which places “monetary value” at the heart of the creative process
Google and the World Monuments Fund highlight Iraqi heritage under threat
Using drone footage, 3D models and videos, the tech giant is working with cultural institutions to make preservation efforts accessible to a larger public
How do you conserve time-based media? Museums invest in research to keep up with new technologies
Symposium on the subject to open at New York University’s Institute of Fine Arts
Douglas Coupland’s work in plastic is fantastic
The writer and artist unveils an ecological work inspired by the Great Pacific Garbage Patch and a 3D-printed national portrait of Canada
The dark web, surveillance dolls and Van Gogh’s zombie ear: technology’s role in art debated at Boston conference
While artists and museums embrace futuristic tools, legal experts point to a number of pitfalls with cutting-edge work
Fresco that never was will be digitally realised
Charles Le Brun project at Vaux-le-Vicomte, halted by a financial scandal at Louis XIV’s court, will be completed with video projection
Koons at cutting edge with giant stone mills: The techniques behind his creations
Koons' sculptures may look like child's play, but behind the play-doh is a long and complicated process
Menil reveals secrets of Newman’s technique
An eight-year effort to restore a major work by Barnett Newman (1905-70) has shed new light on the artist’s methods.
Christie’s buys digital management system
Collectrium is a digital multi-tool for art collection
Smithsonian Design Museum reopens with array of high-tech displays
Cooper Hewitt puts can-do spirit into the house Carnegie built
Let the video roller coaster ride begin : Interview with Ryan Trecartin
Trecartin’s films, created with Lizzie Fitch, trace the impact of technology on modern life
(Inter)facing the future at Barbican's 'Digital Revolution'
Exploring the impact of digital technology on art, music, film and design