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Art Meets Tech

Art Meets Tech

ArtBinder Lets Collectors Access the Best Art Galleries From the Comfort of Their iPad

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When art collectors organize their wish lists and aspirations, they typically resort to pretty clunky methods, like Dropbox accounts, desktop folders full of high-res images and worse, print outs. It’s gotten bad enough that certain entrepreneurs have been inspired to stage a tech intervention.

Enter ArtBinder, an iPad app that lets collectors look for artists and showings, Read More

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Now You Can Watch a Live Stream of Andy Warhol’s Grave at All Times

Andy Warhol's grave. (Screengrab: Warhol.org/figment)

Today would have been Andy Warhol’s 85th birthday, and his namesake foundation is celebrating with a stunt that pop art’s pop-pop would have loved: they’ve launched a live, 24/7 video feed of his grave.

Mr. Warhol’s grave is in his hometown of Pittsburgh, The Verge reports, and attracts many fans. The project is called Figment because Mr. Warhol once said he wanted his tombstone to simply read, “Figment.”  Read More

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Art Tech Hits Dumbo Festival [VIDEO]

LED! GPS! AR! The 15th annual Dumbo Arts Festival is super-teched out, a representative told us, and on track to fill the neighborhood with multimedia as well as blindfolded wrestlers and something called The Dumpster Project.

Check out this video rendering of one project, Immersive Surfaces, which projects video onto the Manhattan Bridge and surrounding buildings to “blur boundaries between perception, art and technology.” Read More