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Wednesday Web Artist of the Week: Alexandra Gorczynski

by Christian Petersen
Philadelphia-based artist Alexandra Gorczynski was one of the early stars of the new wave of digital art. Her work bridged the gap between “Tumblr” culture and fine art and helped set a precedent for the aesthetic obsessions of the scene that are still being mined today. Her education in fine art painting is clearly evident in the construction of her pieces. There is a subtle and precise attention to detail as well as a distinct subversive wit that elevates her compositions to distinctly... [more]
Posted by Christian Petersen on 3/9/16
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Wednesday Web Artist of the Week: Carla Gannis

by Christian Petersen
New York-based Carla Gannis’ reputation as an dynamic force in international New Media art was sealed with her 2014 piece It is one of the few pieces of work of this kind that has has universal appeal beyond the rarefied borders of the Net Art scene. Gannis embraces all of the familiar themes of the discipline, but also avoids its many tired aesthetic clichés. She produces work that is instantly recognizable as her own—the mark of a truly special artist.  Gannis’ new solo show A Subject... [more]
Posted by Christian Petersen on 1/27/16
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A Small Forest of Net Art

by Joel Kuennen
Last Saturday night, Kunsthalle New, a small storefront gallery in typical Pilsen fashion, opened their new show, “A Small Forest.” According to the exhibition description, “‘A Small Forest’ explores delicate landscapes developed and appropriated by [the] artist that have been found and manipulated with the space of the screen.” Meaning: the artists in this show are expressing aesthetics that are affected through contemporary forms of interfacing. The exhibition's premise is wonderfully... [more]
Posted by Joel Kuennen on 7/18/11