computer art

Going with the Flow

James Faure Walker’s art is fundamentally about painting; the act of applying paint, whether it be digital or physical, to a surface.  The pictorial elements of line, form, space and most of all colour work together to create an art … Continue reading

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An Artful Life

It was my great pleasure recently to spend the afternoon with Barbara Nessim, a pioneer in digital art and illustration, and to hear first-hand about her inspiring career spanning six decades.  She is the BCS-featured artist this month, read the … Continue reading

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Chinese Fusion

The superb exhibition surveying 12 centuries of Chinese art currently on view at the Victoria & Albert Museum (to 19 Jan), showcases a culture that values continuity, tradition and repetition.  Also evident is the strong history within Chinese art of … Continue reading

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Lecture : A Machine that Makes Art @ Richmond Art Society

On Wednesday 20th November, I’m giving a lecture at the Richmond Art Society: (Guests are welcome, please see the website) 8pm @ Richmond The American International University in London Queen’s Road, Richmond-upon-Thames, Surrey, TW10 6JP The inspiration for this talk … Continue reading

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Expanded Evolution

Bizarre, strange mutated forms looming out of computer space; William Latham is a gardener steering and evolving forms within a kind of virtual evolution.  These images lead us to imagine we are being allowed in on the secrets of the … Continue reading

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Digital Vanitas

Rob and Nick Carter’s art is a memento mori with a twist, because what appears initially as a painted panel in a wooden frame (of the kind favoured by Dutch 17th-C masters), upon sustained looking reveals a screen playing a … Continue reading

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Role-play at the Biennale

Nicola Costantino’s, Rapsodia inconclusa [Unfinished Rhapsody], is an installation currently showing at the Argentina Pavilion of the Venice Biennale, which uses digital video to speak of the nation’s continuing attempts to make sense of a turbulent 20th-C political history. At … Continue reading

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Re-Visiting the Grand Tour

The UK artist and Royal College of Art graduate Emily Allchurch creates complex photographic images which draw on art history to make contemporary re-creations of iconic works. My image for the BCS this month is Grand Tour: In Search of … Continue reading

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A Glitch in the Matrix

Have you ever heard of Glitch Art? Neither had I until Glitch Moment/ums the current exhibition at Furtherfield, which introduces this fascinating and varied aesthetic inspired by faults and malfunctions – the frustrating by-product of technology gone awry. Benjamin Gaulon … Continue reading

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A Layered Practice

This month’s BCS column looks at the work of printmaker Paul Coldwell, who integrates digital techniques into his traditional practice to great effect. Read it here: http://www.bcs.org/content/conWebDoc/50703 Paul’s exhibition is at the Stephen Lawrence Gallery, London until 11th July. Click … Continue reading

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