08 July 2006

Art of the Digital Age

This is a beautifully illustrated survey of the latest developments in art which has been generated digitally. Well, for 'latest' read 'in the last ten or fifteen years', because people were attempting to use IT for art even before the arrival of the Web. Bruce Wands very sensibly begins by defining 'digital art' - pointing out that many artists may use computers and digitisation in the preparation of works which are then executed by conventional means. His first section on digital imaging illustrates that perfectly. Many of the artists combine photography, painting, and scanned imagery - to produce data files which can then be manipulated, printed, or projected into other media ... Read more >>

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