ARTICLES WE’RE READING NOW >> ART (X) TECH

We are passionate about the intersection of Art & Technology. Check out some of the great articles that we’re reading now:

New York Times // 
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.”  Read more.

 Jeremy Bailey’s “Important Portrait of the Artist’s Wife.”

Jeremy Bailey’s “Important Portrait of the Artist’s Wife.”

Forbes// 
Artists Show Potential of VR

“Art acts as cultural radar, an early alarm system for the development of media.”  Read more.

 Zenka’s AR artwork at Art of VR, presented by The VR Society at Sotheby’s New York

Zenka’s AR artwork at Art of VR, presented by The VR Society at Sotheby’s New York

The Atlantic // 
Art For the Instagram Age

“Is Yayoi Kusama’s new participatory-art exhibit about seeking profound experiences—or posting selfies?”  Read more.

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DesignBoom // 
Matthias Dörfelt Algorithmically Interprets Bitcoin As a Paper Currency

“Influenced by bitcoin’s popularity, artist matthias dörfelt has designed a series of 64 bank notes that imagine what the cyber money might look like in physical form.”  Read more. 

 Matthias Dörfelt

Matthias Dörfelt

BBC // 
How Bitcoin Is Infiltrating the $60B Global Art Market

Why is the art world getting excited about digital currency Bitcoin and its underlying technology blockchain? Read more.

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Happening // 
.com Is Dead.  Art on the Internet Gets Organized

“The online editorial platform-cum-artist project/archive, e-flux, recently announced the creation of a new Internet domain pertaining specifically to art-related online resources.  Whilst the difference between a .com and a .art may seem inconsequential, e-flux have taken the project very seriously, applying for the rights to the domain over 6 years ago, announcing “a new development that will have a serious impact for art practitioners, institutions of art, and art publics worldwide.” Read more.