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American artist Spencer Tunick is best known for bringing hundreds -- and sometimes thousands -- of participants together to pose for striking mass nude photographs. Previous installations have seen him transform sites like the Sydney Opera House into seas of exposed bodies, all in the name of art. But with Covid sending him into lockdown in New York, Tunick has had to find a new medium for his work: video conferences. The artist and photographer's new project "Stay Apart Together" sees him asking groups of face mask-wearing participants to strip down and assume coordinated poses before he captures them in single collage-style screenshots. Tunick photographed nude participants in front of the Sydney Opera House in
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Bust of Hevajra Gallery Thanks to its home in the furthest northeast corner of the Met -- basically the Astoria of the museum -- this tantric god rarely gets a much-deserved visit. The impressively tall hand-chiseled statue is believed to have been polished with sand, but its simplicity also makes the large-scale work even more powerful. Chinese Treasury Gallery Just past a dimly lit display of Chinese textiles is an oft-overlooked and wonderfully quirky room filled with irregularly sized open cabinets think the IKEA room divider you used to turn your first Downtown studio into a two bedroom holding tiny treasures made of ivory, rhinoceros horn, glass, jade, porcelain, and more, emulating the style in which these tiny collectable works would be showed off at the homes of scholars and wealthy elites in China circa the Ming and Qing Dynasties. Take some time to admire the sophistication and extreme details of these pre-industrial, handmade artworks. Pensive bodhisattva Gallery Delete that meditation app and stand in front of this Korean bronze Buddha dating back to the 17th century.
Online art galleries may become your cultural saviours in the coming months. Always a great way of helping you out of a creative rut, they're useful for inspiration or for an art fix when you have a super-tight schedule. But at the moment, when the world finds itself increasingly indoors, these galleries will become even more important. Now that art galleries like the Tate and the Met have closed their doors, we figured a roundup of the best online options would be helpful. We've scoured the internet to bring the best online art galleries and museums, so you can tap into some artistic inspiration or pure entertainment from the comfort of your living room.