This is emoji writ large. The Fühl-o-meter/Public Face is an interactive art installation that calibrates the mood of the city in which it has been erected with a monumental illuminated Smiley. The work of artists Richard Wilhelmer, Julius von Bismarck, and Benjamin Maus, the urban emoticon accurately communicates its host city’s gefühlszustand according to “mood data” obtained using integrated software which […]
What are the defining aesthetics of art in the networked era? How is mass collaboration changing notions of ownership in art? How does micropatronage change the way artists produce and distribute artwork? The Future of Art begins a conversation on these topics and invites your participation.This video was shot, edited and screened at the Transmediale […]
Google announces Art Project, which puts more than 1,000 works of art online for detailed viewing. It’s Google street view for museums and art. You’ll find a selection of super high-resolution images of famous works of art as well as more than a thousand other images, by more than 400 artists—all in one place. And […]
Over the course of 45 years in the film business, Francis Ford Coppola has refined a singular code of ethics that govern his filmmaking. There are three rules: 1) Write and direct original screenplays, 2) make them with the most modern technology available, and 3) self-finance them. If you don’t take a risk then how […]
I love these.
MoMA has been quick to adopt online and social media practices in the last few years, and they’ve now released the first version of their free MoMA iPhone app (iTunes link). The app gives users “access to 32,000 works of art in the museum’s wide collection of modern and contemporary art; a dictionary of art […]
Legendary New York street artist Craig “KR” Costello customized a Mini Cooper S with his signature KRINK aesthetic. The car was shown today at Erste Liebe Bar in Hamburg, Germany. A vernissage takes place at Vicious Gallery on October 31st. See more photos at the gallery site and visit KRINK. I love his work, especially […]
Visiting the de Young Museum with my folks who are in town visiting.
Jason Polan, a New York artist, is on a mission to draw as many New Yorkers as he can and post the sketches on his blog, Every Person In New York. If you’re in the city and you want him to do a sketch of you, just email him 24 hours in advance and let […]
French street artist ZEVS puts his signature drip on Google at gzzglz.
For Bay area artist show at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts.