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Everyone Is Ignoring One of the Best Deals in the Art Market
As prices for mid-century American artists rise to amounts that make even billionaires blanch, dealers have turned to South Korea, northern Italy, and rural Cuba to “discover” people whose markets still have room for growth. But savvy collectors who rifle through the annals of Western art history might be shocked to discover that some of the most important artists of the 20th century remain bargains hiding in plain sight. Read more.
Creators Project (Vice) //
1.7 Million Documents Become an Explorable ‘Library of Babel’
Using AI and machine learning, artist Refik Anadol has turned 1.7 million digital documents from a Turkish museum into a massive nod to Jorge Luis Borges. Read more.
Preserving Digital Art. How Will It Survive?
For millennia, people have created art—in media ranging from paint on cave walls to metal or stone sculpture to computer-generated images, sound and motion. In recent years, many have made an effort to digitize physical art in an effort to preserve it for future generations and make it accessible to a wider audience. And many contemporary artists have produced creative works using digital media, to be experienced completely online. Read more.
Hot on Digital Art’s Trail in Venice
Digital and augmented art, as well as artistic virtual reality slowly start to spread at the Venice Biennial and across the city of Venice. Read more.
Fad Magazine //
First alt.barbican arts accelerator launches, encompassing work across artificial intelligence, radio manipulation, wearable tech and more
The Barbican and The Trampery have launched alt.barbican and announced the inaugural cohort of five artists selected for the major new accelerator for innovative artists working at the intersection of art and technology. Read more.
Microsoft Teams up with Brooklyn Artist Tabor Robak for New Culture Wall Collab
Paste attended the unveiling of Microsoft’s new culture wall collaboration. At their flagship store in New York, the culture wall is an expansive, 40 foot screen, greeting Fifth Avenue passersby. And while the wall’s been displaying digital imagery since 2015, last night marked something special—Microsoft’s first collaboration with an artist, and a Brooklyn-based one at that. Read more.