“Far from affording artists continuous inspiration, mass-media sources for art have become a dead end,” art critic Robert Hughes wrote in 1990. Hughes lamented creative production’s submission to the immaterial, to the mind-numbing spectacle of television. Yet 25 years later, even with the advent of the internet and the further absorption of everyday experience into the disembodied realm of the digital, the contemporary Japanese artistic collective teamLab sets out to push the bounds of media art. Read more.
Friday, October 23, 2015
Saturday, October 17, 2015
Every two years in Lincoln a festival like no other fills the city with digital art and attracts national interest. This year, more than 16,000 are expected to enjoy Frequency 2015. Read more.
Wednesday, October 7, 2015
Rob Lowe – aka Supermundane – is known for bold, bright graphic artworks and illustrations comprised of simple shapes, sometimes arranged geometrically, sometimes in more organic fashion.
For his latest show, Signs & Symbols, he's pared back his work even further...read more.
A digital art park, NetPark, has recently opened at Southend on sea in Essex, England. The town, where bands like The Horrors and These New Puritans formed, now boasts the world's first-of-its-kind, which was launched by arts organization Metal and will merge virtual artworks—which can be experienced through a smartphone—with the natural landscape of Chalkwell Park. The virtual pieces—currently there are ten—are geo-located and will be activated by apps and range from sound art to stories, poetry, and augmented reality. Read more.
Thursday, October 1, 2015
Throughout the month of October, Arts Visalia is proud to present Pixel Impressions, an exhibition of digital art by six Central California artists. Featuring works by Joan Constable, Elsah Cort, Robert Mertens, Brent Mosley, Wayman Stairs and Susan Thompson, this exhibition highlights the diversity of approaches to digital media each of these artists employ in their creative output. Read more.
The Sky Room at the New Museum was packed Monday night, as lawyers, supporters, investors and others came out to see the launch of Monegraph, a new marketplace that also establishes the provenance of digital works and clarifies the rights buyers have when they purchase something. Read more.