Annals of Ebay
Mark Rothko. Cy Twombly. Joan Miro. Some anachronistic artists manage to earn not just enormous bidding prices for their masterworks, but also scorn for abstractions and accusations that what they do it not art. Well, you can now add an anonymous 4chan user to that list of misunderstood savants.
An eBay auction for “Artwork by Anonymous,” Read More
Tablets remember so much more than we realize. As we tap and swipe our way mindlessly through ebooks, dating apps and addictive games, we’re creating not just a browsing history, but a physical history of our interactions.
Surface Tension, a new series by New Mexico photographer Meggan Gould, illuminates the ghostly traces we leave on tablets with our fingers. For the series, she scanned and digitally edited the dark screens of a few iPads that were circulating among her family members.
Art Meets Tech
Even if they’re already winning the OS wars, Google is trying its hardest to prove that it can be as artistic and design-savvy as Apple. Google’s latest creative concoction is an online installation called “The Cube.” It’s tied in to Google Play, and is likely an attempt to convince people that Google’s digital marketplace is just as Read More
Digitizing books and information has big benefits, like worldwide access to data and learning tools, the democratization of publishing and saving some trees along the way. There also seem to be no shortage of projects that want to reverse that trend.
Jesse England, an artist whose work is critical of trends in digital media, Read More