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07.03.14 Marina Galperina

This is Press ESC to Escape, a 2013 painting by artist Jeanette Hayes. The work is rendered in oil over a chromogenic print on canvas. The original image was Photoshopped and put on Instagram by artist Mattie Hillock a year ago, with the caption “I’m sick of looking for jobs.” Hayes commented, “I wan 2 paint dis.” Hillock […]

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10.14.13 Marina Galperina

This weekend, digital art went big time. Have you recovered yet? Most of the digitally-focused artists at Paddles On! have never been inside an auction house before. If curator Lindsay Howard was not at Phillips to give me a tour of all the works for sale before the auction, I am not sure I’d have ventured to this particular […]

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10.07.13 Marina Galperina

Nicolas Sassoon’s Waterfall 6 is in the window of Phillips (starting bid: $800) and it’s not as disorienting as I thought it would be. I remember when I would stare into its pulsating glowing waves online and later, fiddling Rafaël Rozendaal’s responsive gradient websites until happy. Right now, IfNoYes.com is projected in its own room at Phillips (starting bid: $4,000), with a […]

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09.24.13 Marina Galperina

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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