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Uncanny Valley: Art by Jun Seo Hahm


An artwork composed of bulbous, organic-looking formsThe eyes, nose and mouth without a face, not a face without the eyes, nose and mouth.

Artist Jun Seo Hahm creates digital compositions that express fragmented biological components, and organic forms oddly removed from their usual context. The resulting images have a sense of the uncanny valley about them, and seem both alien and highly familiar.

Hahm does some work in commercial illustration, and often incorporates typographic elements…

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Patterns of Language: Art by Krasi Dimtch


An abstract digital artwork composed of overlapping three-dimensional formsAlien entity reveals the meaning of life, print on plexiglass

Krasi Dimtch creates digital artworks based on patterns of language. Krasi’s works are, at first glance, psychedelic, with patterns and colors far removed from any recognizable figures - but once the viewer understands the artist’s process, patterns and meaning start to appear.


An extremely complex digital abstract work made with green colorsThe Gardens of Incomplete Delights -4

 

I really enjoy the totally futuristic style that…

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Digitally Rendered Geometric: Art by Melissa Ann Lambert


A digital artwork with overlapping shapes in blueTriskelion

Melissa Ann Lambert is an artist who creates complex abstract compositions with digitally rendered geometric forms. Melissa’s works tend toward bright, cohesive color palettes and hard edges.


A digital artwork with stripes of blue and blackSupergravity

I enjoy the way Melissa uses a similar framing for each image – her works in a series all seem to be the same size and dimensions, which allows for the viewer to focus only on the internal composition and color of a work.…

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The Importance of Form: Art by Keshav Ramaswami

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Designer, musician and artist Keshav Ramaswami creates work under the studio name AA/K/AA/R/A, a stylized form of a Sanskrit word which roughly translates into English as “formation.” Certainly, Ramaswami’s entire portfolio speaks to the importance of form.

 

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I really enjoy the monochromatic, ultra-modern aesthetic of much of the art and design in Ramaswami’s portfolio.…

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Non-Narrative Visual Expression: Art by Jan Swinburne


A photo of an abstract light patternComplexRefraction

Jan Swinburne is a multimedia artist who is interested in the intersection of art and science. Her works explore non-narrative visual expression, frequently through the media of glitch art and abstract photography.


An abstract photograph of light refracting into a rainbowMAGICbow

 

I love Jan’s recent series of abstract photographs, which comprises numerous moments of light reflecting on smooth and textured surfaces, like walls. The lack of background context combined with…

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Delicate Star Fields by Lemat Works


A gif image by Lemat WorksSuper Meteor

Lemat Works is a .GIF artist who produces delicate star fields and abstract images that move and glitter through animation. Based in Japan, the artist also produces designs for accessories and works of sound art.

 

A gif image of golden stars fallingGolden Stars

 

Lemat often creates their .GIF works within a grid-like structure, often on a black background covered in a web of colored or white points, stars, and other small shapes. The resulting images have…

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Spheres of Color: Art by Anai Greog


An artwork by Anai GreogTrue Thoughts

Anai Greog is an artist and illustrator who creates colorful geometric worlds. Greog’s artworks function as self-contained spheres of color and shape, with bright, unshaded hues overlapping and interacting to create a sense of evolution and movement within the image.

 

A digital artwork within a rounded picture planeBeyond the Shape

 

I like the cohesiveness of the artist’s portfolio overall – while the shapes and colors in Greog’s works may vary, the artist…

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Headlines: Art for Votes, Stolen Sculptures, Data Art

1) Banksy Rescinds Art for Votes Offer 


A photo of the 1975 work Banksy work Girl With Balloon

 

Banksy was forced to withdraw an offer to provide artworks to those voting against the British Conservative Party after being informed that this could invalidate those votes. The artist had originally offered prints of his well-known “Girl With Balloon” artwork to voters who provided a photograph of their ballot. Police informed Banksy that this would constitute accepting gifts in exchange…

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Vivid, Psychedelic Dreamscapes: Art by Android Jones


A digital artwork depicting a male figure hidden in thick layers of colorGabrieal

 

Android Jones is a digital artist who translates vivid, psychedelic dreamscapes into highly detailed artworks. Jones combines skillful realism with a mathematical eye for color and pattern, creating images that explore the boundaries of imagination.


A digital artwork of a tiger running through a fractal landscapeSwallow Tail

 

I really love the way Jones combines intricate fractals with representational imagery and figures. More of than not, the artist’s works deal with spiritual and…

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Expressions of Organic Form: Digital Art by Kevin McLaughlin


A painting by Kevin McLaughlinBalloon Animals, acrylic on canvas

Digital and traditional artist Kevin McLaughlin utilizes an interesting technique that focuses on distilled expressions of organic form. Kevin’s works are colorful and have an almost alien appearance that entices the viewer with a convoluted, layered story.

 

A digital artwork with layered cylindrical formsWonton Abandon, digital composition

 

In his traditional works, Kevin covers a canvas in undulating, cylindrical forms like numerous tentacles…

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Organic Aura: Artworks by Bernard Dick


A mixed media artwork of some European architectureEutopia, giclee print of pastel and acrylic painting on Hahn German Etching watercolor paper

Bernard Dick’s paintings are packed with movement and color. The Rochester, NY-based artist rarely seems to paint a straight line, leading to works that have a warm, organic aura and a great sense of narrative.

 

A digital painting of a town in BurgundyTown in Burgundy, giclee print of digital painting

 

Bernard creates many of his works using a technique that combines traditional…

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Retro-Futuristic Digital Illustrations by Rik Oostenbroek


A digital image by Rik OostenbroekKarma (design for Depthcore.com)

Dutch artist and designer Rik Oostenbroek specializes in retro-futuristic digital illustrations as part of a personal practice and client-based work. Using a deep, almost psychedelic color palette and intricate, flowing lines, Ooostenbroek creates dynamic images that reference both modern aesthetics and past trends.

 

A set of typography designs by Rik OostenbroekTypography

 

I like the effect that Oostenbroek gets by using bright colors that work…

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Conscious and Subconscious: Digital Art by Douglas Zest


An abstract digital image with warm colorsFeng Shui

Douglas Zest is an Ontario-based digital artist who creates dreamlike compositions that address the tension between conscious and subconscious. Douglas’ works have a sleek yet varied aesthetic, each prompting a very different reaction by the viewer.

 

An abstract digital image with dark colors and bulbous formsCarnival

I really enjoy Douglas’ abstract works – in this area of his portfolio he seems to excel with experimentation, pushing the digital medium to discover where it…

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Futuristic Schematics: Art and Design by Ash Thorp


An illustration for Ash Thorp's project Lost BoyIllustration for Lost Boy

Ash Thorp is a graphic designer, illustrator and digital artist who has worked on a number of video games and films. Ash’s work tends to have a gritty tone favoring futuristic schematics and computer graphics.

 

A digital reel of Thorp's work thus far

 

Because of the collaborative nature of Thorp’s work, he often takes on different roles in each project, leading to a finished product that may look…

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Headlines: Ad Space, Tilt Brush and Arts Investment

1) Artists  Fill Ad Space With Artwork


A public artwork by Adam Wallacavage installed in an ad space in Brooklyn

 

This week marks the launch of Art in Ad Places, a year-long campaign by a number of artists to put artwork in spaces normally reserved for advertising. The campaign will see art installed in bus shelters and payphone booths throughout New York City. Though the works are not all explicitly anti-advertisement, the organizers of the campaign see the artworks as a way of questioning and protesting…

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