Why television likes art blurry

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Gina Fairley

Have you ever noticed that many TV shows blur or avoid showing art? Here's why it happens and why it's a problem.

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This is a new problem; the American serial Bewitched did not have an issue in showing original art.

About the author

Gina Fairley is ArtsHub's National Visual Arts Editor. For a decade she worked as a freelance writer and curator across Southeast Asia and was previously the Regional Contributing Editor for Hong Kong based magazines Asian Art News and World Sculpture News. Prior to writing she worked as an arts manager in America and Australia for 14 years, including the regional gallery, biennale and commercial sectors. She is based in Mittagong, regional NSW.

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