Friday, September 15, 2017

1,600-Foot Digital Art Installation ‘DAZZLE’s New Rental Car Center

San Diego International Airport unveiled on Wednesday a 1,600-foot long digital installation bringing “living, breathing” art to the facade of the new rental car center.

Titled “DAZZLE,” the permanent installation is made up of...read more.

zaha hadid architects casts digital light mapping projection on a baroque castle façade

on the 170-meter-long façade of the karlsruhe’s baroque castle in germany, zaha hadid architects (ZHA) has collaborated with digital artists/computer science researchers andy lomas and mubbasir kapadia, and musician max cooper to create an immersive light mapping projection. ‘behaviour morphe’ highlights the digital spatial simulation tools ZHA applies in the comprehensive analysis and planning of...read more.

Thursday, September 14, 2017

How Florida's Native Americans Predicted and Survived Hurricanes

Osceola drove the point that Native Americans' experiences and responses to hurricanes and other natural disasters stem from a deep connection and reverence for nature, one that is severely lacking in modern society. She wrote, "Our ancestors the Seminole and Miccosukee were taught not to fear the Hurricane. The generations of our people today need to remember and to share the stories with our younger generations so they too will respect and love the natural world."

In the 1700's, American colonists had displaced Native American tribes from their homeland in...read more.

ArtPassport is your ticket to a world of digital art

The greatest artists are passionate about inclusivity, their work is designed to be enjoyed by many.

That said, the world of fine art can often be painfully exclusive.

Galleries that appear unwelcoming, pretentious red dots on paintings, owners who can come across less than friendly, and that’s not even considering exhibitions which come and go in the blink of an eye.  Read more.

Monday, September 11, 2017

Australian shopping centres to promote Indigenous digital art

Sea creatures and coral from the Great Barrier Reef and tropical rainforests captured in the artwork of NAIDOC artist of the year Elverina Johnson will be shared with shoppers across Australia.

Ms Johnson’s art will be shown on big digital screens at seven centres from Lakeside Joondalup in...read more.

Sunday, September 3, 2017

Digital art exposition attracts thousands in Beijing

An exposition, held by a Japanese digital art group, has been drawing thousands of visitors daily in Beijing.

Cutting edge digital technology has been combined with...read more.

Monday, August 28, 2017

Keyan Artist Jacque Njeri Takes Maasai To Space

Maasai elders may seem an improbable choice to navigate a spaceship, but for digital artist Jacque Njeri, the semi-nomadic nature of the tribe makes members the perfect candidates for space exploration.

In her art project dubbed MaaSci, a play on words, Njeri recreates...read more

Thursday, August 3, 2017

Young Digital Artists, Anxious About ... Technology

Digital art at Sotheby’s? The auction house is better known for selling canvases by Andy Warhol and Jean-Michel Basquiat for $100 million-plus than for showing what many collectors still regard as ephemera.

Yet the Sotheby’s S2 gallery in New York, normally used for exhibitions of contemporary art, is currently the site of a show featuring mostly young artists who rely on digital technology and who are not exactly household names.  Read more.

Monday, July 24, 2017

Neon Saltwanter presents UNVIRTUAL at Glass Box Gallery

This month Abby Dougherty, aka Neon Saltwater, takes over the three rooms of Glass Box Gallery, transforming the space to resemble the phantasmagorical realms she typically renders and displays in digital 3D.  Read more.

Monday, July 17, 2017

Art Studio Helps Adults With Disabilities Turn Their Passion Into A Career

Teenagers often have to wait years to do the things they want to do — drive, drink, vote. But for Mara Clawson, it was something different.

As a teen, Clawson loved making art — specifically drawing with pastels.  Read more.

Sunday, July 16, 2017

A ‘NEUROGRAPHER’ PUTS THE ART IN ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE

CLAUDE MONET USED brushes, Jackson Pollock liked a trowel, and Cartier-Bresson toted a Leica. Mario Klingemann makes art using artificial neural networks.

In the past few years this kind of software—loosely inspired by ideas from...read more.

Friday, July 14, 2017

Christiane Paul announces new Artport exhibition at the Whitney Museum

Screenshot from Addie Wagenknecht's “Believe me,” commissioned by the Whitney Museum of American Art

The Whitney Museum of American Art announces a new exhibition at Artport, the museum’s “portal to Internet art and an online gallery space for commissions of net art and new media art.”    Curated by Christian Paul, an associate professor and the associate dean at the School of Media Studies, The New School, the new Artport exhibit features a striking new work by Addie Wagenknecht, entitled “Believe me,” which plays off the benign 21st century phenomena of the distorted visuals of a cracked cell phone screen.  Also exhibiting is a multiple image work by Lorna Mills, entitled “Caughtinmoment, which superimposes asymmetrical, hard edged skyscapes of New York City on the museum’s website.”  Visit Artport here.

Screenshot from Lorna Milla's “Caughtinmoment,” commissioned by the Whitney Museum of American Art
Focusing exclusively on American art of the 20th and 21st centuries, the Whitney was formerly located in in an iconic building by Marcel Breuer, and recently relocated to a considerably larger building by renowned architect, Renzo Piano.  Visit Artport here.

Thursday, July 6, 2017

Arc to use grant for art labs

Arc of Seneca Cayuga was recently awarded a grant of $4,380 from the Cayuga Community Fund of the Central New York Foundation.

The funds will be used to purchase and install...read more.

Thursday, June 29, 2017

New digital art exhibition unveiled at Craven Gallery in Skipton

A NEW digital art exhibition, showing artefacts from Craven Museum in a completely different way, has been unveiled at Craven Gallery in Skipton Town Hall.

The work ‘New Light: Illuminating Artefacts’ has been created by Paul Miller, who has used projection mapping, video and an...read more.

Electric Objects shutters digital art display business and sells app to Giphy

In a Medium post today, Electric Objects founder and CEO Jake Levine announced that his digital art display company is shutting down. The hardware business will completely cease to exist while Giphy has acquired the Electric Objects iOS / Android app. The news comes less than a year after the launch of its second-generation EO2 display, which I reviewed here. At the time, I had hope for Electric Objects. In addition to revenue from the displays themselves, the company had just launched Art Club, its subscription-based service that provided users with quality digital art. In some cases, the company even commissioned artists to design for the electronic displays.  Read more.

ArTecHouse: A digital playground that’s perfect for mature children and immature adults

My friend Miriam peered into a screen and waved at it, as if it was the first TV she’d ever seen. Perplexed, she clapped and puffed air at it, trying in vain to get the images on the screen to respond to her movement. This kind of behavior, though likely to get you kicked out of a Best Buy, is accepted and even encouraged at ArTecHouse (1238 Maryland Ave. SW), a new D.C. gallery devoted to digital art.  Read more.

Thursday, June 8, 2017

IdleBeats' Nini Sum on Digital Art and Her Mood Mad Zine

Collaboration can be complicated; it’s why bands change line-ups or break up, why artists so often work solo. But when a partnership is right, it can propel both parties toward unexpected innovation.  Visual artist Nini Sum, the co-founder of longstanding Shanghai art collective IdleBeats, has worked with...read more.

Friday, May 26, 2017

Creative trio presents digital art show

Redwood Curtain theater is showing the work of digital artists Pam Cone, Bosha Struve and Donna Rosebaugh in the lobby gallery in June and July.

The three women met through the Redwood Art Association and have been influencing and inspiring each other for several years. Each is interested in exploring...read more.

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Athens Digital Arts Festival on May 18-21 2017

The 13th Athens Digital Arts Festival (ADAF) will take place in city centre on May 18-21 this year, in a building of unusual architectural interest provided by NBG PANGAEA Real Estate Investment Company, a subsidiary of the National Bank of Greece.  Read more.

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

'Scanlines' exhibition of screen and digital art opens at Lake Macquarie City Art Gallery

An intriguing examination of Australian screen and digital art opens this week at Lake Macquarie City Art Gallery.

The show, Scanlines, was developed by dLux curators in collaboration with contemporary artist and designer Dr George Poonkhin Khut.  Read more.

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Where Art and Technology Collide

Galleries like American Medium that work with young artists — and cater to a crowd that has grown up with the internet — are approaching web-based art with a renewed purpose.

Two of its enterprising founders, Josh Pavlacky and Travis Fitzgerald, former art students at...read more

Thursday, April 6, 2017

'Digital Noise 3.5: Digital Art Student Exhibition 2017' opening reception April 6

Turman Art Gallery at Indiana State University will present “Digital Noise 3.5: Digital Art Student Exhibition 2017” today through April 13.

The exhibited works, inspired by Padgett Powell’s The Interrogative Mood, are by digital art students from the department of art and design.  Read more.

Sunday, April 2, 2017

Petra Cortright: Digital artist inspired by kitchens and gardens

For up to 12 hours at a time, Petra Cortright ​retreats to her computer suite to "paint".

Beneath the majestic San Gabriel mountains, on the edge of Los Angeles, the digital artist's studio is a guest bedroom, her easel a computer and her paintbrush a mouse. The internet becomes her canvas as the 30-year-old trawls websites for colours and images she then turns into multi-layered works that...read more.

Sunday, March 26, 2017

Ngabonziza on why digital art is the way to go

Digital technologies are fast becoming an integral part of artists’ creative processes. Traditional art forms such as portraiture, paintings and drawings are increasingly making use of digital tools, and the digital artist has emerged as a modern-day phenomenon in the realm of art.  Read more.

Friday, March 24, 2017

Artists interpret digital world in 'Digitalia'

As the connections between art and technology have strengthened over the years, we see more artists merging the two in their creative practice.

This month, at Barrett Art Center, "Digitalia" is a showcase of art that explores the intersections of technology and contemporary art. Bruce Wands, author of "Art of the Digital Age," served as curator for the exhibit, selecting 57 digital artworks from 900 entries.  Read more.

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Stratasys @ Centre Pompidou: An international roster of renowned digital artist exhibit 3D printed works

In its selection of over 30 leading artists, “Printing the World | Imprimer le Monde” reveals the transformation of forms within a ‘digital materiality’ that has given birth to a new typology of objects having 3D printing in common.  

3D printed VESPERS, Mask 1, Series 2, 2016. Designed by Neri Oxman and her team as part of "The New Ancient" Collection by STRATASYS and 3D printed with Stratasys PolyJet 3D printing technology. Photo credit: Yoram Reshef

Showcasing at the Centre Pompidou exhibition are three of Neri Oxman’s breakthrough 3D printed “Vespers” death masks which debuted at the London Design Museum in November 2016. Oxman’s exploratory 3D printed death masks are part of Stratasys’ “The New Ancient” collection and uniquely emulate the resolution and complexity found in nature. Read more.


Friday, March 10, 2017

Anna Parini’s simple, colourful illustrations delightfully depict everyday life

Anna Parini has a knack for beautiful, simplistic illustrations that have made their way onto the covers and pages of a number of high-profile editorials. It takes talent to capture an entire complex issue or concept in one or a few illustrations, but Anna does so faultlessly.  Read more.

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Russian company builds 3D-print house in less than 24 hours

In a town called Stupino, just outside Moscow, Russia, a new little concrete house has just appeared.

The circular home, however, is not like others in the country, nor is it like most others in the world.  Read more.

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

BossLogic creates amazing superhero digital art

If you’re a dedicated fan of superhero movies, chances are you have seen the amazing digital art of BossLogic over the past several years. The Australian artist has been making a name for himself online for some time now, with his detailed renditions of well known actors and actresses as they might appear playing iconic comic book and sci-fi characters.  Read more.

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

What lesson does painting offer digital artists?

Casual followers of art in our digital age might believe the old saying: “Painting is dead.” That assertion was made in 1839 by French painter Paul Delaroche.  Read more.

Artists showcase their digital art for Millville exhibit

Jeff Schwachter’s 5-year-old daughter taught him everything he knows when it comes to being a digital artist.

Well, she more or less introduced him to the field.

After Schwachter bought a Samsung Galaxy Note 5 smartphone, his daughter showed him ways to doodle pictures with the stylus on the phone.  Read more.

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

The brutal magazine cover designs of Donald Trump

The latest magazine cover of Donald Trump to hit headlines is this Der Spiegel cover.

Cuban-born artist Edel Rodriquez illustrates the new US president brutally beheading the Statue of Liberty – resembling familiar scenes from IS propaganda videos - for the February publication of the German magazine.

Despite disdain toward the illustration from conservative commentators and the German media, editor of the magazine Klaus Brinkbäumer staunchly stood by it.  Read more.

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Adobe set to raise cloud prices by 60%

The price of Adobe Creative Cloud is going up on March 6, which the company is blaming on "fluctuations in currency exchange rates".  Read more.

Thursday, January 26, 2017

From doodling to digital art

Ben Yang travels to different worlds every day — all via his computer.

Using a Wacom tablet with Intuos software, he is able to take a sketch and make it into a beautiful and exciting drawing of a whole new realm.  Read more.

Saturday, January 7, 2017

Digital art Canvas the main draw in Dell's CES lineup

At CES this week, Dell unveiled a few nifty ideas for work and play. The most eye-catching, especially for artists, is the Dell Canvas, a digital artist's workstation in the same realm as the Surface Studio that Microsoft showed off a few months ago. Also on show was a 32-inch monitor packing in 8K resolution, a wirelessly chargeable 2-in-1, and a refresh of the company's other laptops, all-in-ones (AIOs) and monitors.  Read more.