The Easel

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11th August 2020

Art in lockdown review

Current gallery shows in London are “the scapings from the back of the oven”. In contrast, online displays have leapt ahead. As ever, some are better than others. Among the national museums, New York’s Met is tops, London’s National Portrait Gallery “disastrous”. Some commercial galleries have surprised with “genuinely interesting” online offerings that are a “valuable resource”. The writer’s podcast on the topic is here.