Guggenheim Museum Appoints New Curator with Focus on Tech-Based Art
The Guggenheim Museum has appointed Noam Segal as its first-ever curator of a new program that will explore the possibilities of digital art in the art world.
❗ Why It Matters:
The launch of the LGE program by the Guggenheim Museum is an important step forward in exploring the possibilities of NFTs and blockchain technology in the art world. As more and more artists begin to experiment with these new technologies, it is essential for institutions like the Guggenheim to provide a platform for their work. By supporting the production of new digital art and expanding their collection, the museum is helping to legitimize the use of blockchain technology in the art world and pave the way for future innovation.
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The program is called the LG Guggenheim Art and Technology Initiative.
The LG Guggenheim Art and Technology Initiatives is a five-year collaboration between Guggenheim and LG.
The program aims to expand the museum's digital collection, support the production of new work, and create new opportunities for artists working with digital media.