Digital art

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

Art Dubaianalysis

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

NFTnews

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

Art Decodedanalysis

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

NFTnews

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