Indonesian digital art is breaking new boundaries, taking on policy issues and working with communities for a better future. Since the 1990s, Indonesian contemporary art has overcome various politico-economic obstacles and experienced a few impressive booms to earn a secure position in the global art market. Read more.
We live in a time of artistic plenty. At any moment, anyone with an internet connection can simply type a few words into their browser and have immediate and free access to history’s most famous paintings, music, and theater. Even lesser-known works are often available to view as photographs on the personal websites of the […]
While 3D printing and other forms of digital manufacturing are frequently described as the center of the next industrial revolution, the technology is also changing the shape of a very different field – perhaps more quietly and slowly, but just as surely. While painting, drawing and traditional sculpture will never disappear from the art world, […]
The bright colors in Blake Kathryn’s digital artworks draw you in first. The saturated colors make each piece feel futuristic— as if every work is a message sent from some other time or a parallel universe.“By no means did the palette I work with become intentional,” Kathryn tells...read more.
It’s not news that the internet has changed the human experience almost entirely. Today, it is a bottomless pit of information, ideas, and opinions—not to mention, images. Deciding what to engage with is a daily job. Even the places in which we cultivate our own stream of content, like Instagram, are not immune: what was […]
A long-standing problem with digital art is that it can be easily copied, even stolen, leaving artists with little control over their work.But now, with help from the blockchain technology underlying the Bitcoin digital currency, graphic artists and illustrators are finding a new marketplace that protects their pieces' originality and authenticity. Read more.
Thin flesh-colored brushstrokes appear and disappear inside the frame, swirling around to create a new portrait with every turn.Aptly titled “A Living Portrait,” this constantly morphing digital artwork from media design studio Universal Everything looks alive. Read more.
It really is an incredible convergence.Art, ideas and technology coming together in the remarkable natural setting of the Rockies for The Banff Centre’s first electronic music and digital art residency.And perhaps there’s no better person to lead the inaugural two-week residency than Patti Schmidt, who, for the past two decades...read more.
In his 2015 show Psycolourgy, Nick Smith used Pantone colour chips to produce pixelated versions of well-known artworks from the likes of Bacon, Hockney, Van Gogh and Vermeer. Now he’s taken inspiration from love and lust – pairing new works with excerpts from Shakespeare, Lawrence and Sarah Walters. Read more.
First shown at Europe’s largest multi-arts and conference venue, the Barbican Centre in London, the “Digital Revolution” exhibition has opened at Istanbul’s Zorlu Performance Arts Center (PSM) after previously being on view in London, Stockholm and Athens. “Digital Revolution” explores and celebrates the transformation of the arts through digital technology since the 1970s. Read more.