Friday, March 24, 2017

Artists interpret digital world in 'Digitalia'

As the connections between art and technology have strengthened over the years, we see more artists merging the two in their creative practice.

This month, at Barrett Art Center, "Digitalia" is a showcase of art that explores the intersections of technology and contemporary art. Bruce Wands, author of "Art of the Digital Age," served as curator for the exhibit, selecting 57 digital artworks from 900 entries.  Read more.

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Stratasys @ Centre Pompidou: An international roster of renowned digital artist exhibit 3D printed works

In its selection of over 30 leading artists, “Printing the World | Imprimer le Monde” reveals the transformation of forms within a ‘digital materiality’ that has given birth to a new typology of objects having 3D printing in common.  

3D printed VESPERS, Mask 1, Series 2, 2016. Designed by Neri Oxman and her team as part of "The New Ancient" Collection by STRATASYS and 3D printed with Stratasys PolyJet 3D printing technology. Photo credit: Yoram Reshef

Showcasing at the Centre Pompidou exhibition are three of Neri Oxman’s breakthrough 3D printed “Vespers” death masks which debuted at the London Design Museum in November 2016. Oxman’s exploratory 3D printed death masks are part of Stratasys’ “The New Ancient” collection and uniquely emulate the resolution and complexity found in nature. Read more.


Friday, March 10, 2017

Anna Parini’s simple, colourful illustrations delightfully depict everyday life

Anna Parini has a knack for beautiful, simplistic illustrations that have made their way onto the covers and pages of a number of high-profile editorials. It takes talent to capture an entire complex issue or concept in one or a few illustrations, but Anna does so faultlessly.  Read more.

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Russian company builds 3D-print house in less than 24 hours

In a town called Stupino, just outside Moscow, Russia, a new little concrete house has just appeared.

The circular home, however, is not like others in the country, nor is it like most others in the world.  Read more.

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

BossLogic creates amazing superhero digital art

If you’re a dedicated fan of superhero movies, chances are you have seen the amazing digital art of BossLogic over the past several years. The Australian artist has been making a name for himself online for some time now, with his detailed renditions of well known actors and actresses as they might appear playing iconic comic book and sci-fi characters.  Read more.

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

What lesson does painting offer digital artists?

Casual followers of art in our digital age might believe the old saying: “Painting is dead.” That assertion was made in 1839 by French painter Paul Delaroche.  Read more.

Artists showcase their digital art for Millville exhibit

Jeff Schwachter’s 5-year-old daughter taught him everything he knows when it comes to being a digital artist.

Well, she more or less introduced him to the field.

After Schwachter bought a Samsung Galaxy Note 5 smartphone, his daughter showed him ways to doodle pictures with the stylus on the phone.  Read more.