Digital art

Christie’s launching new platform that will allow for sales to exist fully on the blockchain

The inaugural sale on Christie's3.0 will consist of nine NFTs by the artist and activist Diana Sinclair

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What is generative art and why does it matter?

As Phillips presents the first ever auction dedicated to the medium, we consider what it is and how its curated

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NFT twist is latest development in saga of contested ‘Leonardo’ painting hidden in a Swiss vault

A painting of a princess possibly by the Old Master has been sold digitally—but questions remain over its provenance, the inherent value of non-fungible tokens and who owns what

Postmasters, the first New York gallery to leave Chelsea for Tribeca, will shutter its space there to pursue pop-up model

Following a legal dispute with their landlord, the gallery’s founders are embracing a nomadic model while maintaining their focus on new media art

Art Basel is not just an art fair, it is a technology platform

The emergence of NFTs has ignited the concept of "platforms" in the art world, but they are already everywhere

Paris Hilton helps Lacma launch fund to acquire digital art by women

The heiress and NFT evangelist is supporting a new acquisition fund at the museum, which has a history of supporting artists working with cutting-edge technology

Virtual reality brings convenience and practicality to art—but it is more than just a gimmick

A Doug Aitken exhibition in Venice shows how VR can be useful to the art world, but the medium has standalone merits

UK's 'largest immersive arts experience'—showing huge digital images of Cezanne and Klimt—planned for London

Frameless, which will open in Marble Arch this autumn, hopes to tap into a booming industry for multi-sensory and interactive art attractions

JR in AR: artists wants people to leave portraits in the metaverse in new project

App in partnership with Superblue to be rolled out across cities worldwide

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Tezos blockchain's foundation launches £1m fund to collect NFTs by African and Asian artists

Misan Harriman, the first Black photographer to shoot a British Vogue cover, has been entrusted with the collection—which launches as cryptocurrency markets plummet in value

From NFT pets to a dystopian video game, digital art stands out at Nada New York 2022

The New Art Dealers Alliance's fair returns to New York with a massive line-up of 120 exhibitors taking over Pier 36

teamLab pushes on with plans for major new digital art museum in Saudi Arabia

Tokyo-based technology art organisation attends groundbreaking ceremony in Jeddah

Ukrainian government sells NFTs combining art and tweets to fund army

The drop comes from the Meta History Museum of War, the official collection of Ukraine’s Ministry of Digital Transformation

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Biggest-ever Art Dubai fair offers smoke machines, escapism and, of course, NFTs: here’s what sold so far

The event's 15th edition dedicated a whole building to the "rapidly expanding digital arts space"

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NFT art—a sales mechanism or a medium?

The boom in non-fungible tokens is diminishing public understanding of what digital art actually is

What is the metaverse and why does it matter to the art world? Experts weigh in and predict its future impact

A dream or a marketing campaign? All hype or all-important? The Art Newspaper’s XR panel looks at the ways the metaverse has become a part of the field

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The Seattle NFT Museum wants to mint a new art world

The museum’s founders organised an inaugural exhibition that is acutely aware of its place in history

NFTs IRL: Seattle to be home to first museum dedicated to blockchain art

New institution will include exhibitions about digital art, as well as QR codes for visitors to view NFT works

Who will be the gatekeepers of digital art?

Museums, curators and art professionals endorse traditional art, but who will be the gatekeepers for the online world?

Miami NFT artist Refik Anadol looks to Nasa for new UK experiential art show

The Reel Store in Coventry is the UK’s first permanent immersive digital art gallery

‘You’re trying to remove the software from yourself’: Deak Ferrand on designing the look of 'Dune’

Deak’s concept art for the blockbuster film takes viewers to vast supernatural landscapes

French art foundation unveils plans for mobile museum on board a €32m catamaran

Art Explora, set up by the tech entrepreneur Frédéric Jousset, will launch the vessel in 2023 with a tour around the Mediterranean

Could the energy-hungry NFT undo the art world's attempts to become more sustainable?

The pandemic has encouraged the art world to embrace the digital—and its ability to reduce carbon emissions

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‘We have no doubt NFTs are art’: after selling tokenised Leonardo, Hermitage plans exhibition of born-digital works

Russian museum will look beyond the market hype to address deeper questions about "the specific possibilities of this medium", says contemporary art curator Dimitri Ozerkov

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From Atari to the No Fly List, artist Yucef Merhi uncovers the pervasive power of technology

The Venezuela-born artist’s pioneering work exploring information systems is on view in two shows in Miami

Immersive, interactive and a great way to display NFTs: Falko Alexander Gallery’s expansive VR exhibition

With its first virtual venture, an emerging gallery in Cologne removes the barrier between real life and virtual reality