Saturday, September 24, 2016

Ashok Ahuja’s exhibition explores the mystical world of digital art

Digital art has achieved the reputation of being mystical and invigorating and Ashok Ahuja’s on-going exhibition in Delhi fits the description perfectly. Considered as one of the pioneers in ‘Digital Art’, Ahuja has been creating pieces inspired by technology where he is the master but viewers are open to their own interpretation. According to him, a piece of art isn’t worthy enough if it does not uplift the soul. “Art is as much about discovery and perception as it is about making and creating.”  Read more.

Thursday, September 15, 2016

L'Atelier des Lumières: New Digital Art Museum to Open in Paris

We get it: You’re a Paris expert. Your passport is chock-a-block with stamps from de Gaulle, and your scarf game is always on point (at least once you step off the plane). You can probably pen an epic on the city’s myriad art museums—or at the very least, navigate the Louvre while blindfolded, and rattle off pro tips on what to see at Musée d’Orsay. But if you’re seeking a new artistic thrill for your next Paris visit, then we’ve got good news: L’Atelier des Lumières, a new digital museum breaking ground in Paris’s buzzy 11th arrondissement, promises to be the coolest new destination this side of the Right Bank when it opens in the next 18 months.  Read more.

Friday, September 2, 2016

HR Giger’s biomechanical surrealism revisited in epic monograph

Hans Ruedi Giger, known for his design as the basis of Ridley Scott’s 1979 Alien franchise, will have seven of his artworks displayed as fold-out features in the self-titled hardcover book.

The book will show the complete story of his life and art, his sculptures, film work and iconic album covers as well as work from his own artist’s museum and self-designed bar in the Swiss Alps.  Read more.

BAAM and CINCINNATI Success Story from the Department of Energy

Eight-story LED screens provide epic digital art canvas

Fresh from kitting out a building with motion-sensing digital walls, experiential design firm ESI Design has unveiled a towering digital installation at the Wells Fargo Building in the US city of Denver that's made up of five 86-ft (26 m) tall, high-res LED displays.  Read more.

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Cool digital art hits Copenhagen’s train stations

Copenhagen is known for its excellent transport systems, but you’ll get more than you bargain for if you ride the rails in the coming days.

That’s because – from Thursday – more than 50 Danish cultural institutions are joining together to celebrate...read more.

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Greystone Hotels Unveils "SmArtGallery" Digital Art Gallery

San Francisco based Greystone Hotels announces the completed installation of their first digital art gallery in the lobby of the Empress Hotel in La Jolla, CA. “SmArtGallery” features four HD digital art screens installed and curated on a monthly basis by Daylighted, a San Francisco based art consultancy company. The Empress SmArtGallery features three 50” HD portrait screens and one 55” HD landscape screen.  Read more.