Katherine Keener

Katherine Keener is an art historian and art writer. Currently based in London by way of the USA, she finds inspiration in the ever-changing landscape of the art world.

Oliver Miro, son of famed gallerist Victoria Miro, to release XR app, Vortic

Have you ever bought something for your house, brought it home, and realized it just doesn’t quite work? Well, the same can happen with collectors. However, a new extended reality (XR) app called Vortic, developed by Oliver Miro, son of famed art dealer Victoria Miro, seeks to alleviate these issues and do much more for […]

Two men arrested for stealing stones from Notre Dame

For those following the restoration of Notre Dame, March looked to be a promising month. This was when the forecourt and crypt of the Parisian cathedral, devastated by a fire in April 2019, were set to reopen marking a first victory in the restoration. However, as COVID-19 has tightened its grip on France, restoration efforts […]

Being at the house has us thinking about homes around the world. Here are 7 that take the cake.

How’s the new kitchen office setup? Have you Marie Kondo-ed your entire house within a very tidy inch of its life yet? With the new life norm of social distancing and self-isolation, the AFP has estimated that approximately 900 million people (roughly 600 million are under government mandates to do so) from in at least […]

Art World Roundup: silver linings in Venice and COVID-19 effects

In this Art World Roundup, we’ve got some of how the art world is reacting to the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as some unexpected silver linings to social distancing. The highly-anticipated Macklowe auction that called on auction houses to send in their bids is postponed and Cuban artist Luis Manuel Otero Alcántara has been released […]

Artemisia Gentileschi exhibition one of many to be postponed

UK institutions are beginning to close in relation to the COVID-19 pandemic. Much like their US counterparts, that began announcing closures in the past two weeks, museums in the UK are starting to follow the advice of Public Health England and closing their doors to help slow the spread of the virus. All major British […]

‘Safety Match’: An animation helping people better understand social distancing

More times than not, art doesn’t get created simply for the sake of art. Instead it’s more likely an artist’s exploration of a topic, an exploration of self, or an artist’s response to the world around them. The latter is what inspired a husband and wife art duo to create Safety Match, an animation showing […]

Social distancing doesn’t have to mean distance from art… Here are nine ways to bring the art to you during the coronavirus pandemic

Social distancing and self-isolation have become the new norm for people around the world as the fight to cull the spread of COVID-19, the novel coronavirus, continues. Mixed advice, the 24-hour news cycle, reports of panic buying, and rolling border closures have added to an air of anxiety around the state of the world at […]