THE ART NEWSPAPER | Hannah McGivern:
Want to explore Zaha Hadid’s unbuilt architecture or visit the world’s first photography exhibition? With virtual reality (VR), you can—sort of. Museums are increasingly using the tool to offer visitors new experiences. But curators remain cautious about investing too much in a still-rapidly-evolving medium.
“These kinds of skill sets are not that prevalent in the art world yet,” says Ben Vickers, the curator of digital at London’s Serpentine Galleries… Read more
Image: A VR app offers visitors to the Städel Museum a 19th-century perspective. Image: © Alexander Paul Englert, courtesy of the Städel Museum