Is the iPhone a Blessing or a Curse for Art?
Ben Davis | artnet news | 20th March 2015
A gallery-goer’s smartphone probably influences their engagement with the art more than the wall labels. Is this good or bad? Jackson Pollock felt that photographing his work process turned it into a performance. However, it greatly widened the awareness of his art. Given that museums face declining attendances, perhaps it’s time to constructively make peace with “gadget culture”.