Saturday, August 11, 2018

Paris’s first digital art museum: all lit up at Atelier des Lumières

It’s 11.30am on a sunny Tuesday and I’m in rue Saint-Maur, in Paris’s 11th arrondissement, queuing to collect pre-booked tickets for the noon showing at L’Atelier des Lumières – Paris’s first digital museum of fine art. It’s worth the wait.  Read more.

Monday, August 6, 2018

Surrealism in the digital age: Beirut exhibition looks at new wave of 20th-century art movement

While some may argue that Surrealism died along with its founder André Breton in 1966, the art world’s fascination with the irrational, complex inner-workings of the mind—and the Surrealist aesthetic—lives on. The Trick Brain (until 20 September) at the Aishti Foundation in Beirut, Lebanon, looks at the idea of “neo-Surrealism”, described by Massimiliano Gioni, the show’s curator and the associate director of...read more.

Friday, July 6, 2018

teamlab planets tokyo: a 'body immersive' exhibition of all-encompassing digital art

teamlab has expanded its wildly-popular digital art exhibition from 2016 to form a massive, ‘body immersive’ space comprising a labyrinth of varying virtual experiences. on view for the next two years — ‘teamlab planets tokyo’ presents developed iterations of previously-featured artworks as well as...read more.

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Imaginary Worlds Brought to Life With Unexpected Photo Combinations

Have you ever dreamt of surfing on clouds or exploring the sparkling spiral arms of the galaxy? German self-taught Photoshop expert Justin Peters visualizes these surreal fantasies in his growing portfolio of digital art. Inspired by Pablo Picasso’s quote, “Everything you can imagine is real,” Peters’ photo-manipulations merge...read more.

Thursday, June 21, 2018

This Artist Foresaw Our Digital Future in a Meadow of Dandelions

In the digital fever dream of Thomas Bayrle’s work, pixelated pictures twist and bend and resolve into fuzzily warped images. Abstract films and videos pulse with psychedelic patterns. But if Mr. Bayrle’s art seems like the ultimate in early computer design, most of the 115 works in his first major New York retrospective, “Playtime,” at the New Museum, are actually...read more.

Digital art group plants forest of light and color on Tokyo Bay

A Tokyo-based creative collective that has wowed crowds as far away as Italy and the U.S. has made a new splash at home, opening its first permanent exhibition of immersive digital art in Japan.  Read more.