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.