Saturday, November 24, 2012

Namibia: Germany Donates to Arts School

All Africa - The German Embassy in Namibia recently handed over equipment for a Digital Photography Workshop to the Rehoboth School of Arts.  Read more.

Friday, November 16, 2012

Smartphone Photo Exhibit at the Bastille Design Center (Paris)

Mobile Photo Paris (press release) - From 21-25 November 2012, the Bastille Design Center will play host to the Mobile Photo Paris exhibition, showcasing the work of 18 artists who produce their photo creations with smartphones.

This will be the first major exhibition in Paris to highlight the myriad features and limitless possibilities of mobile photography, which will be illustrated by over a hundred photos, in a wide variety of styles.  Read more.

Bogota artist exhibits work in Teaneck

NorthNewJersey.com - Bogota resident Rita Flores, a digital artist, is displaying her artwork until Nov. 27 in an exhibit at Teaneck's thegrassynoel gallery and studio.  Read more.

Friday, November 9, 2012

Artist Takashi Murakami battling with Manhattan gallery owner over wallpaper design

NY Daily News - Internationally renowned artist Takashi Murakami is suing a prominent Manhattan gallery owner in a dispute that started over her decision to loan his limited edition wallpaper design to the Metropolitan Museum of Art.  Read more.

Seurat Painted Dots. These Artists Use Bits.

IHT Rendezvous (NY Times) - It has become a trope over the past 20 years that we are turning into cyborgs. Ever reliant on smartphones and social networks, much of human existence has become inseparable from and defined by digital technology. If this is true, why should art be any different? In 2012, has art too become cyborg?  Read more.

Monday, November 5, 2012

Dallas High School student an award-winning digital artist, designer and computer guru

Standard Speaker (Texas) - Megan Redlich seizes the pen and sketches on the computer graphics tablet.

Within minutes, a lakeside scene appears on the screen at the Dallas High School technology lab: sky, trees, shaded foliage, shadow.

"Ta-da," Redlich says, setting down the pen and gesturing toward the finished product, which could pass for a watercolor painting.  Read more.