Vienna museums have struggled with social media platforms very publicly: Back in 2018 30'000 years old Venus sculpture was censored by Facebook. And similar fate has hit many other paintings, sculptures and modern forms of art.
Museums finally got tired of the struggle, while at the same time, they wanted people to be able to enjoy the art they have in the collections. Thus, an ingenious idea was born.
There surely must be a platform that isn't too strict about nudity, but also has massive number of existing users..?
Thus.. Four Vienna museums created a joint OnlyFans account to share their more artwork to the public.
OnlyFans is best known for its adult content, but the platform is actually open for all kinds of content. And in the past, OnlyFans hasn't been keen to censor the content its users share on the platform, as long as it doesn't break any laws.
Recently, though, OnlyFans caused a chaos by announcing that it plans to ban virtually all pornography on its platform. The backlash was massive and within a week or so, company decided to scrap the plans and continue with its relaxed content guidelines.
Vienna tourist board, who manages the joint OnlyFans account, announced the move in their video:
And to see the art the museums have shared to their OnlyFans account, here's the link:
...and remember, you're about to see some nudity there. So, avoid clicking the link in case you're sensitive to nudity, even in art.
news image: Wikipedia / Bjørn Christian Tørrissen
Written by: Petteri Pyyny @ 21 Oct 2021 13:21