Sunday, April 27, 2014

15 MB of Fame: Never-Before-Seen Digital Art by Andy Warhol

Mother Jones - Making art with a computer ain't easy. Just ask Andy Warhol. The American icon mastered numerous art forms and shaped our culture with his work. But a newly-discovered collection of files from 41 floppy disks—yes, floppy disks—shows that he struggled with early digital design tools. Today, members of Carnegie Mellon University's Computer Club and STUDIO for Creative Inquiry in Pittsburgh released a previously unseen set of images Warhol created in the 1980s using a Commodore Amiga 1000. (That used to be a type of computer, kids.)  Read more.

U.S. computer club unveils Warhol digital art

Japan Times - A dozen previously unknown works of digital art created by much-loved pop artist Andy Warhol have been discovered by a computer club at an American university in his hometown Pittsburgh.

The art was found by members of the Carnegie Mellon University computer club on floppy disks dating back to 1985 stored in the archives of The Andy Warhol Museum, the school announced.  Read more.

Saturday, April 19, 2014

Harsh Harmony, an exhibition of digital art prints kicks off

Times of India - Since 2002, a neuro disorder has tied her down to a wheelchair. But fighting all odds, this artist has continued with her artistic exploration and expression.

Jagu Gibson, who studied painting at the Faculty of Fine Arts of M S University (MSU) and lived in the United Kingdom and Qatar before re-locating to India in 2006, has diligently practised her art.

When the onset of multiple sclerosis forced her into the wheelchair, she took to the computer, the i-pad and her camera to continue her work.  Read more.

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Canadian Government sponsoring two events devoted to electronic and digital arts

World News Report - The Government of Canada has provided $45,000 through the Canada Arts Presentation Fund for the 2nd edition of the Biennale internationale d'art numerique (BIAN) and the 15th edition of the Elektra Festival. This was announced today by Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages...read more.