Digital art

Digital deluge: how will Art Basel respond to a surge of digital-art initiatives in Switzerland?

The country is flexing its crypto-friendly credentials, while an art fair dedicated to all things digital is making its debut this week

'Almost everyone I talk to has an interesting story and something to teach me': Ryan Zurrer on getting the most out of Art Basel

The venture capitalist, an early champion of digital art through his collective 10F1, admits that his heart belongs to his home city of Zug, Switzerland

Two (or more) into one: Urs Fischer invites owners of his digital sculptures to have them remade into a new work

The maverick artist is working with 1OF1, collectors of high-level digital art, to offer owners of his "CHAOS" video sculpture series the chance to have them "fused" into new animations

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In Tokyo, teamLab's giant new immersive space opens glittering portals of the imagination

The light-filled, interactive, spaces at teamLab Borderless offer “full-body joy” to the author's school-age children—as well as some cool selfies

How ‘more mature’ collectors are powering the NFT market’s comeback

While Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies reach new highs, the market for digital art has not experienced the same frenzy of speculation as in 2021. Recent auction results, however, suggest that an appetite is once more growing

We're hiring! Ad Sales Manager—digital platforms

The Art Newspaper is looking for an enthusiastic candidate to join its commercial team

Endemic obsolescence: the shortened lifespan of digital art

In the supposed permanence of cyberspace, modifications to software and the demands on processing power mean artwork has a shorter life than might be expected

Going big: digital artists who show on a grand scale at immersive institutions

The rise of huge immersive venues, with giant, wraparound programmable LED screens, has provided a new canvas, and potential new audience, for digital artists. We look at four of the main players, from widely varied backgrounds

From VR to NFTs: in the year of AI, how should we define digital art?

The opening of Digital Art Fair in Hong Kong is a moment to take stock of how technological developments have changed the nature of digital art

Chimeric creature descends on the Whitney Museum in new augmented reality commission

Nancy Baker Cahill’s augmented-reality work explores the climate crisis and interdependence between humans and nature

Photofairs New York shows the promise and peculiarity of an evolving market

The new fair uniting conventional photography and new media makes a unique pitch to the trade during Armory Week

The market for photography is on a roll

The launch of Photofairs New York during Armory Week reflects a resurgent market for photographs and related media

Petra Cortright's digital landscapes blossom at Intersect Aspen

One of the fair's only solo stands, from Florida-based gallery County, features recent compositions by the Net art pioneer

Royally great crowd-sourcing: more than 11,000 people submit drawings to create a digital portrait of King Charles III

Christie's marks coronation by auctioning portrait in aid of BBC Children in Need and holding exhibitions of Shakespeare's First Folio and the work of Royal Drawing School alumni

Louis Jebb. with additional reporting by Anna Brady

New York, London, Los Angeles, Dubai, Linz ... Which city has the best digital art?

With the power to show works simultaneously in different countries, digital art does not really need to "be" anywhere. But where it is being created, exhibited and funded has a deep impact on how the work is made

Online storm erupts over AI work in Dutch museum’s ‘Girl with a Pearl Earring’ display

Mauritshuis currently has 170 works on display as part of its “My Girl with a Pearl” initiative while Vermeer’s masterpiece is on loan

'The NFT bubble has popped, but there’s still untapped potential in digital art'

Artists have long mined cyberspace for inspiration, as two current exhibitions underscore

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Art Dub-AI: artificial intelligence is latest buzzword at fair

The event's 16th edition has an expanded digital section—here’s what sold so far

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Crypto winter is here—and NFT artist royalties are under threat

As sales plummet, crypto traders are pushing for larger profits on NFT resales, with four marketplaces no longer honouring secondary sales royalties

London gallery turns Premier League football match into an art installation

Mark Titchner's work was displayed at Tottenham Hotspur's stadium and broadcast to millions of fans

Digital Art Week comes to London with editions planned for Paris, Lisbon, New York, Miami, Seoul and Tokyo

Backed by crypto art denizens and web3 startups, the inaugural edition brings six free events to the capital

Sell your soul: how digital signatures and NFTs are creating a market for intangible art

Some of the works being minted on the blockchain are all hype—but some are brilliant conceptual works

Non-Fireproof Tokens: Damien Hirst burns his own paintings

Artist installs six sculptural wood-burning fireplaces at his Newport Street Gallery in London for the final phase of NFT project "The Currency"

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 it is curated