Digital Art

What Pens Can Do That Our Fingers Simply Can't

The Huffington Post UK | Jennifer Barton | Posted 03.12.2014 | UK Tech

"Who wants a stylus? You have to get 'em and put 'em away, and you lose 'em. Yuck. Nobody wants a stylus," Steve Jobs famously told a throng of report...

12 Proofs That The World's Best Artists Live On The Internet

The Huffington Post UK | Jennifer Barton | Posted 03.12.2014 | UK Tech

With exciting new gadgets and innovative tools at their fingertips, digital artists are literally remaking what it means to be creative. Digital ar...

I, the Artist and the Syrian: A Profile on Tammam Azzam

Tam Hussein | Posted 13.02.2014 | UK Entertainment
Tam Hussein

Tammam Azzam doesn't claim to be a representative of the Syrian people, but neither does he want to be treated as an individual. He wants to be one his fellow countrymen. And yet, as an artist, individuality is a necessity if one is to make a living. Perhaps that is why his first solo exhibition in London, I, the Syrian, a collection of surreal digital collages, bristles with defiance, paradox and tragedy.

Data Artist Creates Trillions Of Imaginary Artworks For The Tate

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech

An artist has created an incomprehensibly large number of imaginary artworks for the Tate using a computer algorithm. The artist behind 'Shardcore'...

The Forgotten Sex: Hermaphrodites in Britain Fight for Official Recognition

Martin Newman | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Martin Newman

The 33-year-old artist Xxxora looks, acts and dresses like a woman, but she knows she is more than that, being one of the 30,000 plus people in the UK born with ambiguous sex organs - male and female.

9 Best Gadgets For Digital Artists

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 14.08.2013 | UK Tech

Are you an artist looking for some new gadgets? Do you want an innovative toy to give you a new burst of inspiration, let you use a digital toolset on...

Meet Elizabeth I, The Queen Of Fashion - Modern Day Historical Figures (PICTURES)

The Huffington Post UK | Matthew Tucker | Posted 02.05.2013 | UK Entertainment

Born in today's society, would Elizabeth I have reigned supreme as Queen of the Shops, like fellow red-head Mary Portas? Would 'Horrible' Henry have e...

Michael Rundle

Explore A City, Read A Book - And Reinvent The Interactive Novel?

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Rundle | Posted 17.06.2013 | UK Tech

A unique new art project is aiming to combine physical reading, real-world exploration and digital books. 'These Pages Fall Like Ash' is described ...

Is Digital Art the Real Thing?

Tamara Sword | Posted 02.06.2013 | UK Tech
Tamara Sword

Is Emin right? In a world where we spend an increasing part of our lives staring at screens, could Digital Art give us a moment to "think about things we feel"? Can it rescue us from the constant commerce by communicating to us in the medium of our time, or is Digital Art simply a poor substitute for The Real Thing?

Assange Supporters Post Live Webcam In A Box To Ecuadorian Embassy

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 19.03.2013 | UK Tech

A group of activists sent Wikileaks founder Julian Assange a package containing a camera with a live webcam, and watched online for more than 14 hours...

Is Digital Art Catching Up With Traditional Processes - Q and A with Martin Boit, CEO of Wacom Europe

Hannah Gal | Posted 02.02.2013 | UK Tech
Hannah Gal

Wacom's graphics tablets have held a place of honour on creatives' wish lists for many years. Beautifully designed and carrying cutting edge technology these lasting pieces of engineering have become an integral part of the photographic, image editing, film and design industries.

Digital Exploration

Alan Davey | Posted 12.09.2012 | Home
Alan Davey

The pace of change means we're living in a time of extraordinary possibility for creativity in this country, where digital advances mean our ambition can only be constrained by the limits of our imagination.

An Interview With James Bridle of the New Aesthetic

Robert Urquhart | Posted 08.07.2012 | UK Tech
Robert Urquhart

Last week I went to James Bridle's studio in Shoreditch, London, to interview the author and instigator of The New Aesthetic. He's since closed down the tumblr site that gave the world so much to bark about. The project isn't over but the time seems right to ask - Why should we care? 

Melanie Hick

Anarchy In The Organism: Digital Cancer Art At UCL Hospital: WATCH

HuffingtonPost.com | Melanie Hick | Posted 09.05.2012 | UK Tech

Down a small side street off London's heaving Tottenham Court Road, a new digital art work is confounding and delighting passersbys. Anarchy in th...

Bringing Trafalgar Square's Fourth Plinth To A Smartphone Near You

PA | Posted 23.02.2012 | Home

Traditional art is set to be transformed as the first interactive display on the Fourth Plinth in Trafalgar Square, London, is unveiled. The piece,...

Wacom Inkling Review: Rejection, Inspiration And The Digital Moleskine

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 21.01.2012 | UK Tech

As well as writing about Syria and the ghost of Lady Diana for a living, I once was a part-time illustrator. I did genuine - even paid - illustrat...

Can Digital Art Ever Match the Real Thing?

Christian Ward | Posted 20.11.2011 | UK Tech
Christian Ward

New innovations undoubtedly do much to make fine art more accessible, but can they really compete with the thrill of viewing great masters up close, in the museums and galleries that house them?