Sunday, September 21, 2014

3-D Printing Saves a Frank Lloyd Wright Treasure

Guy Horton @ Metropolis Magazine -  In central Florida, on the campus of Florida Southern College, stand no fewer than 11 Frank Lloyd Wright–designed buildings—the largest collection of the famed architect’s work gathered on one site. Built over nearly two decades, from 1941–1958, Child of the Sun—as the buildings are collectively known—was given landmark status in 2012. But restoration efforts, overseen by Albany-based Mesick Cohen Wilson Baker Architects (MCWB), were by that point already underway. In 2007, the firm completed the Water Dome, a wading pool animated by vaulted jets of water, which Wright had intended as the campus's centerpiece but never actually built.  Read more.

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Digital art at Transfer Gallery

My Fox (New York) - The Transfer Gallery in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, has an exhibit called "Language and Code" that features digital work from artists A. Bill Miller, New York's own Daniel Tempkin and his piece "Glitchometry," and others.  Read more.

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

6 Projects From the Frontier of Digital Art

WIRED Magazine - For as long as programmers have been writing lines of code, artists have been using the language to create things both beautiful and provocative. Technology might often be invented for utilitarian purposes, but it never takes long for artists to make it their own. Digital Revolution is a celebration of that fact. The exhibition, housed at the Barbican in London, charts the evolution of digital creativity over decades, including more than 200 works spanning everything from interactive installations and design to film visual effects and videogames.  Read more.