The Easel

The Pleasures of Home Viewing

Well, here’s a different voice! Lockdown has its compensations if you are not enamored of the art world’s “society of private views and dinners”. Making art available for home viewing is inherently “democratic”. Even if it is online, art can pack a punch – “art is robust enough to survive not only translation into a portable, reproducible and affordable medium but also the distraction of my flatmate boiling the kettle”.