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Robert Seidel Exhibits on World’s Largest LCD Screen

Published September 9, 2011 at 12:16 am

Robert Seidel is one of the more original and skilled video painters alive, wielding novel techniques, a solid color concept, and a heartfelt sense of time. His work recently showed on the world’s largest LCD display, mounted on the Seoul Square Building in Korea. The screen stands at 78 meters (256 feet) high, stretching 99
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Drawing with Code: A Review of Computer-Generated Art

Published April 14, 2011 at 3:39 pm

review by Dan Hermes – Drawing with Code: Works from the Anne and Michael Spalter Collection is a computer-generated art exhibition at the deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum in early 2011.  Pieces date from 1952 to 2007 and draw on twentieth century visual art inspiration, bold color juxtaposition, strong visual composition, and shapes speaking for
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Albrecht Dürer Cruises Gutenberg’s Information Superhighway

Published April 13, 2010 at 12:57 pm

Global distribution of information developed by Gutenberg in 1440, printmaking, or the Renaissance information superhighway, leads to experimental new media art: Albrecht Dürer: Virtuoso Printmaker Saturday, November 21, 2009 – Monday, July 5, 2010 Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Documenting the birth of Western Printmaking, when this experimental medium was considered inferior to painting, this
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Art Review Archive: Visual Music, CyberArts, SIGGRAPH

Published January 3, 2010 at 8:06 pm

I’m not sure where to put these links and if you’re reading this, perhaps you’re interested in in-depth art commentary. So here are some art reviews I’ve written in the past: Visual Music Marathon for Computer Music Journal. MIT Press CyberArts Festival 2007 for Media-N SIGGRAPH 2006 Boston for Media-N


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Principles of Art for Animators

Published October 3, 2009 at 4:16 am

Principles guide us through the centuries. Through the dark ages when events would have us forget our homelands. Fashion distracts and entertains, but principles steady the tiller. What are the Principles of Art? Hints: They are not render times, nor intersecting planes. Nor fire effects – as real as these look they provide no warmth
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Eyes of the Face

Published August 10, 2009 at 4:24 am

  A computer is a wondrous tool, but playing with a wondrous tool is not the same as using it to build visual art. The eyes can see the difference. Timeless visual art can be seen with the eyes of the face, the eyes of the mind, and the eyes of the heart. The eyes
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The Death of Fine Arts

Published February 4, 2009 at 5:01 pm

    Over the past one hundred years, the Fine Arts have suffered a sudden death at the hands of Edison, Marconi, George Eastman, and Philo Farnsworth. Prior to the invention of the phonograph, cinema, radio, camera, and television, sounds and images were precious and unique. Audio and visual recording and mass distribution have wiped
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