The scheme initiated by Sussex-based painter Matthew Burrows has proved a roaring success: over 70,000 works have been posted for sale via Instagram at #artistsupportpledge, and business has been brisk.
Will the enforced move from physical to virtual exhibitions and fairs during the corona restrictions accelerate a permanent shift in the balance? It’s hard to say, but there is certainly plenty of online content available. Here are four things which came to my attention in the first few ‘stay at home’ days.
The 2012 edition of Sluice art fair will manifest itself as a publication and an exhibition in which all of the work will be auctioned. The whole event will function as a fundraiser for Sluice art fair 2013.
Sluice art fair : Publication Auction Exhibition