While randomly perusing art sites one day, I came across LACDA -the Los Angeles Center for Digital Art. This institution shows exhibits and holds regular international contests for digital artistry. “Digital art defines the contemporary” it says at the head of one of the paragraphs on their site. How well that could have once been said about photography and even colored glass was at one time a technical advancement that found application in art form. This really got the gears going in my head thinking about digital art in a different way, within a new context.
Watch Andy Warhol paint Debbie Harry on an Amiga, 1985
Digital art may be fairly new, and therefore not embraced as “traditional” art in a sense. However, if one were to try to discount the digital art process by saying it is easy as if assembling something with step-by-step instructions that would be an inaccurate assessment. A digit...
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