Gallery Guide Goes Mobile

New York and Tokyo Artbeat have introduced a useful iPhone gallery guide.

Lisa Baldini
Lisa Baldini on March 16, 2010.

The art would has notoriously been slow to embrace technological communication as a means for engagement with the public. However, online art guides New York and Tokyo Artbeat have provided art lovers with a wealth of art happenings and reviews over the last several years. To further the point that you can ditch your print gallery guide, they have created a useful iphone application that makes checking out your favorite show a simple task. The initial launch provides geo-targeting with nearby search, event listings by media and a most popular section with the highest trafficked events listed.

Tokyo Art Beat

New York Art Beat

TOPICS: Arts & Culture, Design & Architecture, Electronics & Gadgets
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Lisa Baldini is a regular contributor to As a student of Graham Harwood, Luciana Parisi, and Matthew Fuller, Lisa's interest in technology lies in how culture is changed from the bottom up through history, materiality, databases, user experience, and affective computing. A student of social media marketing, she sees how people try to engage consumers through technology and how much failure is at hand by misunderstanding the medium. A teacher at heart, she writes and curates in an effort to link the knowledge derived between the academic, art, and business worlds.