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01.06.14 Marina Galperina

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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12.09.13 Marina Galperina

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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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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08.07.13 Marina Galperina

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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06.10.13 Kyle Petreycik

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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05.06.13 Marina Galperina

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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01.11.13 Marina Galperina

Are you ready for your liberation, internet young’un? Your saviors, artists Rafaël Rozendaal & Jonas Lund being your brand spankin’ new Chrome extension: Text Free Browsing. “Text Free Browsing does what the name says: once you install it, you can click on a little nerdy face to turn off all text on the internet. You can turn TextFree on and […]

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09.21.09 Will Sherman

As an art therapy of sorts or just plain fun, Rafaël Rozendaal is offering gallery-goers the chance to smash some bottles. His “Broken Self Sculpture,” stocked with piles of glass to shatter, is on display at Berlin’s AFK Sculpture Park through September 26th. Watch the strobe-lit destruction after the jump. […]

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