Insta’ gratification is a monthly blog by Aimee Dawson, our Live Editor. Looking at how the art world and social media collide, each article tackles a topic around the innovations and challenges that spring up when art enters the digital world.
An Instagram masterclass from the man behind the Louvre’s eight million social media followers
We caught up with the Paris institution's head of digital communications, Niko Melissano, to get his advice on creating a mega-museum Instagram presence
Augmented reality: the artists and museums pushing the limits of technology through Instagram
Sketch London's app that brings to life David Shrigley's prints is the latest in a string of developments from institutions like the New Museum and the Tate
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
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
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
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 by museums and those that have been a flop, plus how artists use them
Is ‘Instagrammable’ art world praise or the ultimate insult?
Olafur Eliasson's show at London’s Tate Modern is the latest in an increasingly long line of exhibitions whose main take-away seems to be the perfect selfie