The digital art Stefan Krische, AKA Gestucks, wears its influences on its sleeve. Whether the artist is animating his own version of Dalí's The Persistence of Memory, or visually recalling the impossible worlds of M.C. Escher, it's clear that he's inspired by the great graphic artists and surrealists who came before him. His work follows […]
Since 2001, teamLab has created some of the world’s best digital art. Founded by Toshiyuki Inoko, the Japanese interdisciplinary art collective of “ultra-technologists” brings together artists, engineers, mathematicians, programmers, architects, and other creatives to make works that are staggering in both beauty and scale. "The digital realm, free from physical constraints, allows for unlimited possibilities […]
It might surprise you to learn that computer-based art is decades old. But at the end of the month the Whitechapel Gallery opens Electronic Superhighway, a vast exhibition featuring more than 100 works by 70 artists, which begins in the mid-Sixties. Read more.
In 1966, an initiative called Experiments in Art and Technology (E.A.T) put on a series of events in New York that paired artists like Robert Rauschenberg, John Cage, and Yvonne Rainer with engineers from Bell Laboratories. It was one of the first major collaborations between the technology sector and the arts, and it was a […]
When the Internet first came out in the nineties, he said, the people making digital art were computer programmers. However, eventually artists joined the online world. Soon thereafter, you had artists who were programmers and programmers who were artists. Read more.
If you’re a snooty old person who needs to keep up appearances in a house that’s 10 times bigger than you need it to be, the idea of spending tens of thousands of dollars on a painting is just fine. But this is the 21st century. It’s the digital age. So why ... read more.
This is among the most unsettling exhibitions of the year. Its title, "Monochrome," hints at a show devoted to black and white drawings, but once you enter the Aksanat gallery on İstiklal Avenue, you realize that is not quite the case. Read more.
Obviously, environmental issues are at the heart of many of today's debates. Turning one into an eye-catching digital art project, new media artists Nicolas Sassoon and Rick Silva contribute to the discussion in the best way they know how: the second iteration of SIGNALS, an ongoing video project which not only raises awareness about the […]
What if the monotony of your daily commute was broken up, not by the radio playing Justin Bieber's latest, but floating, 3D digitial sculptures? That's what Japan-based "nature/tech cult" AUJIK envisions in the latest iteration of their ongoing Polygon Graffiti project, Karakuri Cores. Their mesmerizing videos conceptualize a world where augmented reality has freed artists […]
When the inaugural digital art biennial The Wrong launched in 2013, it was the first of its kind. A massive undertaking, the online art show organized by David Quiles Guilló, founder of the São Paulo-based arts organization ROJO, aimed to bring together the best of net art and display it not on the walls of […]