Topic: fine arts

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Digital portraits of famous sportsmen

Artist Bram Vanhaeren has recently created a series of portraits commemorating sports legends, such as Muhammad Ali and Serena Williams. The pieces are proud, digital works, which always require real expertise and talent to produce. Continue reading


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Historical Black and White Photos Colorized

One of the most interesting aspect of the developing of the social network is the growth of the niche communities of people who share a passion for a specific topic. r/ColorizedHistory is dedicated to high quality colorizations of historical black and white images, and discussions of a historical nature. Continue reading


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Van Gogh Museum: the RELIEVO collection

The special 3D technique used for these reproductions is known as Reliefography, and it combines a three-dimensional scan of the painting with a high-resolution print, so that the emotion of Van Gogh masterpieces are blended with state-of-the-art technologies. A Relievo includes a meticulous reproduction of both the front and the back of the painting, as well as a frame. Every Relievo is numbered and approved by a museum curator. Continue reading


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The Pacific Art League exhibition: ‘Taking Digital Art to the Streets’

Blurring the gap between digital art and traditional art: the integration of traditional art forms with digitally created artwork at the Pacific Art League exhibition demonstrates that rather than digital art being seen as a separate or lesser entity to fine art, it may actually become accepted as a standard art form in the future. Continue reading


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Linked Heritage presented at the Festival of Avignon

Linked Heritage project will be presented at the European encounters organised in the framework of the Festival d’Avignon, one of the major European events in the field of artistic creation which brings together a lot of professionals and cultural operators from all cultural and artistic fields. Continue reading


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Digital Design Drop In

Up until 22th June the Victoria and Albert Museum of art and design in London was holding drop-in sessions giving members of the public the chance to talk to visiting digital artists Michael Takeo Magruder, Paul Granjon and Patrick Stevenson-Keating. … Continue reading


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Chinese cultural artifacts that are in Europe go back, digitally, to China

This is an initiative of the technological branch of Chasen Sino-Sin and related company Amber Digital, sponsored by an important group of Chinese corporations and enterprises, that are seeking in Europe for the museums and institutions that hold Chinese collection to offer them a zero-cost, advanced 3D digitization service. The museum keeps the full property of the digital objects for any purpose and exploitation, while the Chinese company is licensed to the re-use the 3D models in China for educational and research purposes, and for virtual exhibitions. Continue reading


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Pick Me Up Graphic Arts Festival

Somerset House has just launched this year’s ‘Pick Me Up‘ exhibition in London, giving those interested in digital art and design the opportunity to buy art pieces at more affordable prices. This year the instalment includes interactive exhibitions using computer … Continue reading


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“Sensorium” project at York University, Toronto

Sensorium is an ambitious new research cluster based in the Faculty of Fine Arts at York University that supports cross-disciplinary work in application and content creation, artistic and scientific inquiry, policy development and critical discourse in digital media arts. A catalyst for new ideas and development, linking creative expertise, supporting cross-disciplinary and collaborative research, and fostering community and industry partnerships in the field of digital media arts. Continue reading