Tuesday, January 26, 2016
Since 2001, teamLab has created some of the world’s best digital art. Founded by Toshiyuki Inoko, the Japanese interdisciplinary art collective of “ultra-technologists” brings together artists, engineers, mathematicians, programmers, architects, and other creatives to make works that are staggering in both beauty and scale. "The digital realm, free from physical constraints, allows for unlimited possibilities of expression and transformation,” Read more.
Friday, January 15, 2016
It might surprise you to learn that computer-based art is decades old. But at the end of the month the Whitechapel Gallery opens Electronic Superhighway, a vast exhibition featuring more than 100 works by 70 artists, which begins in the mid-Sixties. Read more.
Wednesday, January 13, 2016
In 1966, an initiative called Experiments in Art and Technology (E.A.T) put on a series of events in New York that paired artists like Robert Rauschenberg, John Cage, and Yvonne Rainer with engineers from Bell Laboratories. It was one of the first major collaborations between the technology sector and the arts, and it was a hit—by 1969, the group had more than 2,000 artist members and 2,000 engineers. By integrating things like video projection, wireless sound transmission, and Doppler sonar into their work, these artists were some of the first to experiment with the boundaries of digital technologies. Read more.
Sunday, January 10, 2016
When the Internet first came out in the nineties, he said, the people making digital art were computer programmers. However, eventually artists joined the online world. Soon thereafter, you had artists who were programmers and programmers who were artists. Read more.
Friday, January 1, 2016
If you’re a snooty old person who needs to keep up appearances in a house that’s 10 times bigger than you need it to be, the idea of spending tens of thousands of dollars on a painting is just fine. But this is the 21st century. It’s the digital age. So why ... read more.