While the Louvre Museum is indefinitely closed, Van Gogh’s “Sunflowers” is one of 60 artworks from London’s National Gallery that will wait in quarantine as many of Japan’s museums remain shuttered.
Amid reports on six deaths from the virus, authorities have instructed museums and festivals in Italian cities like Venice, Turin, and Milan to cease their operations for at least a week.
With venues shuttered in the wake of the COVID-19 “coronavirus” outbreak, China’s indie musicians are live-streaming shows and organizing “bedroom” festivals.
Shanghai-based American photographer nicoco captures the fear and isolation that the outbreak has caused, and how it has rendered China’s largest metropolis a ghost city.
As institutions shutter in response to the epidemic and Art Basel Hong Kong weighs its options, the CAFA Museum’s Techne Triennial exhibition of media art has been postponed.