Saturday, September 17, 2011

Richard Rinehart on digital art

Bucknell University - Richard Rinehart, director of the Samek Art Gallery, discusses the importance of digital art and the Gallery's collection.

Q. What exactly is digital art and why is it important?

A. Traditional art in the Western fine art tradition would be those media that we are all familiar with: sculpture, painting, photography, printing and printmaking. Nontraditional art is any practice or form that doesn't fit into those standards, so anything from conceptual art or performance art, installation art. More recently, video art is a nontraditional form that has been around long enough to be on the cusp of becoming more of a traditional art.

Digital art is not digitized art, that is to say...read more.

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