The Pandemic Exacerbated Inequities in Photography Industry, Report Says

A new report on the state of the photography industry, funded by the Knight Foundation and Catchlight, surveyed over 1,000 people across 87 countries in an attempt to better understand how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted photographers. Among its key findings are that existing financial insecurity has been exacerbated by the pandemic, with almost a … Read more

Arts Sector Shrank at Twice the Rate of US Economy During Pandemic, NEA Finds

For nearly a year after the initial March 2020 lockdowns across the United States, economic productivity throughout the arts sector came to a standstill, as closures affected employment and revenue for museums, theaters, and art spaces nationwide. COVID-19’s impact on the arts has been undeniable, but new data released last week by the National Endowment … Read more

How the Pandemic Revealed the Patrons’ Show is a Sure Bet – The Art League

by Steve Roberson Lisa Roberson slowly moved through The Art League’s gallery, filled floor to ceiling with art inside Old Town Alexandria’s Torpedo Factory. She considered each of the 500-plus artworks. With the aid of an app on her phone, she rated the pieces, knowing soon she and her husband would be going home with … Read more

Gripping Images Capture More Than Two Years of the COVID-19 Pandemic

Relatives visit a Covid-19 victim grave at Rorotan Public Cemetery in Cilincing, North Jakarta, Indonesia on July 21, 2021. (photograph by Muhammad Fadli; all images courtesy National Geographic) Almost exactly two years ago, the World Health Organization declared Covid-19 a pandemic. Since then, an estimated 57 percent of the world’s population has been infected by … Read more

Advantage Play: How the Pandemic Revealed the Patrons’ Show is a Sure Bet

by Steve Roberson Lisa Roberson slowly moved through The Art League’s gallery, filled floor to ceiling with art inside Old Town Alexandria’s Torpedo Factory. She considered each of the 500-plus artworks. With the aid of an app on her phone, she rated the pieces, knowing soon she and her husband would be going home with … Read more