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Fill This Up With Rafaël Rozendaal

Artist Rafaël Rozendaal just launched a new art site, FillThisUp.com. To use, click, point around and fill screen with cheery gradient geometrical bits. Rozendaal explains: My abstract works are an ongoing research… the viewer’s relationship to the artwork… the viewer’s relationship to the screen… the limits of the browser… computational abstraction… dynamic compositions on an unpredictable canvas… Some […]

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Artist’s Notebook:
Rafaël Rozendaal

ANIMAL’s feature Artist’s Notebook asks artists to show us their original “idea sketch” next to a finished piece. This week, Dutch-Brazilian New York-based artist Rafaël Rozendaal talk about his water-inspired website piece Nothing Ever Happens. I have been using water as a subject throughout the years. I’m not sure exactly why. Water is definitely important in life, and I like that […]

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Rafaël Rozendaal Wants You
to Make Up Some Unique URLs

Artist Rafaël Rozendaal has just announced a new collaborative project as part of MOCA’s upcoming ART x YOU series. To participate, submit an original idea for a URL as a comment to this YouTube video: Rozendaal will then select his favorite possible web address among the many submissions and use it as inspiration to create a new web-based piece. He recommends using this […]

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This Digital Art Is Up for Auction at Phillips!

The first-ever digital art major auction lot highlights have gone public and they are… Silvia Bianchi + Ricardo Juárez, Petra Cortright, Alexandra Gorczynski, Joe Hamilton, Ilja Karilampi, Brenna Murphy, Aude Pariset, Sabrina Ratté, Casey Reas, Rafaël Rozendaal, Nicolas Sassoon, Molly Soda, Kate Steciw, Mark Tribe, Clement Valla, Addie Wagenknecht, and Jamie Zigelbaum. …and more. “Paddles On!” at […]

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The Best Andy Warhol GIFs of All Time

We’re almost done celebrating Andy Warhol’s birthday. See anything good on that live gravecam? Société Perrier has for you a net art GIF tribute to Andy — for he was a fan of the computer! — and what do you know, it features some of our favorite artists. Here are some good ones… Lorna Mills, Harwood […]

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Want: A Unique Art Collection on a Saphire USB Drive at the Art F City’s NADA Booth

How does the modern collector acquire digital works? Our friends at Art F City have an elegant solution — AFC Selects, a drool-worthy, fully-curated collection of work from 11 renowned, international artists, together on a luxury Mobiado USB drive crafted from a single piece of sapphire crystal, with custom printed ribbon and packaging from Bunny Rogers and a certificate of authenticity signed by all […]

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ANIMAL’s Best Of The Village Voice’s Best Of New York, 2014

The Village Voice’s annual “Best Of New York City” list came out today. They got a lot of shit wrong. Newark Airport sucks. Who the hell can afford to shop at Paragone? Big Bar is not a dive bar and there are no dive bars for blocks anywhere near it. And don’t even get us […]

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Artist’s Notebook: Ramsey Nasser

ANIMAL’s feature Artist’s Notebook asks artists to show us their original “idea sketch” next to a finished artwork or project. This week, Lebanon-born Brooklyn-based artist Ramsey Nasser talks about his Arabic programming language artwork قلب . Arabic programming languages with the honest goal of bringing coding to a non-Latin culture have been attempted in the past, but have failed without […]

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Artist’s Notebook:
Parker Shipp

ANIMAL’s feature Artist’s Notebook asks artists to show us their original “idea sketch” next to a finished piece. This week, Hudson, NY-based artist Parker Shipp shares a vast collection of notes about her sculpture HUSK, inspired by natural disasters, ubi sunt, Japanese Gutai and the Neolithic sculptures of Nevalı Çori and Göbekli Tepe. HUSK is currently on view […]

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Artist’s Notebook:
Kate Wilson

ANIMAL’s feature Artist’s Notebook asks artists to show us their original “idea sketch” next to a finished piece. This week, Kate Wilson, talks about the Swiss and celestial inspirations of her Geometric Mechanics series for WAG — “a mini 3-dimensional, single room gallery that fits into people’s pocket.” In 2012, I began working on a series of drawings inspired by […]

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