‘Viral’ online art fair crashes and is postponed after proving too popular

The launch of the first virtual edition of the Art Car Boot Fair was cancelled after users overwhelmed the website

The launch of the first online edition of the Art Car Boot Fair was cancelled yesterday after its website “suffered a technology meltdown due to extraordinary demand by eager buyers,” says its founder Karen Ashton in a statement.

The inaugural Viral Art Car Boot Fair was organised after this year’s physical fair was not able to take place due to the coronavirus pandemic. But the unfortunately named “viral edition” of the online event—tagline “catch the art bug”—suffered the debilitating effects […]

Source: www.theartnewspaper.com

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