Digital shadows: what happens to an artefact's data after it is restituted?
Museums are stepping up efforts to return physical objects to their original owners—but repatriation policies often do not consider the digital information associated with them
UK culture ministry shake up: Lucy Frazer named secretary for 'refocussed' department
Prime minister Rishi Sunak has overhauled the country's Department for Culture, Media and Sport Digital, dropping "digital" from its mandate
New online safety laws aim to protect children—but will they harm artists?
As the UK’s troubled Online Safety Bill finally looks set to become law, there are still concerns about whether it will get the balance between online safety and censorship right
Sell your soul: how digital signatures and NFTs are creating a market for intangible art
Some of the works being minted on the blockchain are all hype—but some are brilliant conceptual works
NFTs use 'smart' contracts—but what exactly are they?
The sale of works on the blockchain inscribes "promises" within the code—but it is not that simple
New art from the ruins of Pompeii: archaeological site launches digital fellowships
Contemporary initiative also includes new book with contributions from more than 60 artists such as Adrian Villar Rojas, Lara Favaretto and Michael Rakowitz
Virtual reality brings convenience and practicality to art—but it is more than just a gimmick
A Doug Aitken exhibition in Venice shows how VR can be useful to the art world, but the medium has standalone merits
Ukrainian government sells NFTs combining art and tweets to fund army
The drop comes from the Meta History Museum of War, the official collection of Ukraine’s Ministry of Digital Transformation
In a world of digital innovation, what if art becomes… boring?
A virtual reality visit to the Sistine Chapel made me realise that museums are going to have to up their game in order to maintain visitors' interest
Van Gogh meets Dubai Mall: a look inside the huge immersive digital art space that has opened in the UAE
Infinity des Lumières is the largest centre of its kind in the region
Immersive, interactive and a great way to display NFTs: Falko Alexander Gallery’s expansive VR exhibition
With its first virtual venture, an emerging gallery in Cologne removes the barrier between real life and virtual reality
Inside the 'world's first NFT residency': two artists, Tinie Tempah, and a mansion on the French Riviera
What happens when a rapper, a painter and an art fair director get together in a swanky hotel to make digital art?
How a crypto and digital art fair is using Instagram to show—and sell—works
CADAF has opened its second online edition but the social media app—paired with QR codes and AR filters—is helping the fair to physically interact with visitors in Paris
Jobs for the boys…why I'm starting to feel old amid the new art world order
The thrusting land of NFTs and tech nomads favours the young—and has yet to shake off the old ties of nepotism
NFTs and colossal prices have turbocharged the art market—but has something died in this 'second renaissance'?
As people pay eye-watering crypto-sums for digital art, many see losses as well as gains in this brave new intangible world
The cost of a single tulip bulb surged to the same price as a mansion 400 years ago: are NFTs the ‘tulipmania’ of the 21st century?
Similarities between the new digital technology craze in the art world and the surge in value of tulips in 17th-century Holland suggest that it could all end in (real) tears
Miss an exhibition at Tate or the Hayward Gallery? Catch up on shows from the past on new digital platform for the 'phygital era'
New virtual initiative theVOV also aims to generate funds for the creative sector, potentially unlocking "new streams of income"
Has the drop in visitors changed museums forever?
Exhibitions editor José da Silva breaks down the results from our Visitor Figures 2020 survey and digital expert Chris Unitt explains how museums have pivoted to digital
Marina will release 'digital manifestation' of The Abramovic Method on WeTransfer with aim of reaching 70 million people
Artist continues efforts to bring performance art to the masses as she collaborates with file-sharing platform and its editorial arm, WePresent
Who is Beeple? The art world disruptor at the heart of the NFT boom
From concert designer to sell-out artist, we talk to Mike Winkelmann about making millions and selling with Christie's
Mapping the pandemic’s digital deluge: one academic is trying to collate the online projects of every single museum
Chiara Zuanni wants to capture the outpouring of online art offerings both as an archive of the Covid-19 era and as a source of inspiration for art organisations all over the world
Social media replaces fairs as the third most successful sales channel for galleries in 2020, study reveals
Websites have replaced walk-ins as the second best way to sell art, but staying in top position is outreach to existing clients, according to Artsy Gallery Insights 2021 Report
From mummies to mosques—new Google Arts & Culture initiative brings Egypt’s archaeological treasures to the masses
New online platform aims to turn traditionally scholarly subject into something "easily digestible and fun to explore"
Auction houses have finally entered the Amazon age—and I’m addicted
I thought I’d kicked my online art and antiques buying habit but too much lockdown screen time has been my undoing
'Instagram makes you feel part of the art world—but it's a lie': artist Rachel de Joode on art and the digital
Berlin-based multimedia artist talks about her new works on show at London's Annka Kultys Gallery
The Art Newspaper at 30: how has art criticism changed in the digital age?
Through blogs, websites and social media, there is more writing than ever on the arts. But whether it adds meaningful insight, or just noise, is a matter of debate
Online market place for art continues to grow as new digital fair announced during Frieze week
Daata fair is dedicated to video and digital works and aims to reach collectors who “simply don’t have the patience” to watch films at real-life fairs
Boner Lisa? Dating app Grindr launches art section
New "Circle" feature invites users to share their art and photography on the LGBTQ site
Freshly graduated from art school? New online platform aims to help emerging artists sell work amidst pandemic
Inaugural show on Kovet.Art features eight graduates with prices under £10,000
Extended reality: what future do AR and VR offer the art world?
Potential of new digital technologies comes to the fore as 5G connectivity expands and specialist equipment becomes more user-friendly