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Walking to infinity: my virtual odyssey through Britain's finest art

2 monthes ago   |   By The Guardian

In a series of short films, Jonathan Jones takes a therapeutic virtual tour of some of the greatest treasures in our locked-down museums, from Rothko's cosmic grandeur to Turner's eternally hopeful sunrise How important is art? It's not as important as life or love. I recently found that out the hard way. My relatively comfortable lockdown was blown apart when I started haemorrhaging and was taken to hospital. From lying on the bathroom floor covered in blood to losing consciousness in the operating theatre as PPE-wearing doctors injected me with ketamine, I can't say I thought about art...
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