5 Digital Art and Digital Photography Are Shaking Up Traditional Art

The age of technology makes art more readily available. With advancements, art is being made more and quicker. The Atlantic says, “As new media tools and social networks have become more widely utilized, the powerful images of the world’s crises are delivered directly to the laptops and smartphones of people around the globe.” 

Tech also is leading for more opportunities while making art. Digital photography, Photoshop and lights are just a few of the influences on certain art nowadays. The opportunities for light installations in everyday areas such as bridges, street signs and other places. 

1.K11 Musea 

A museum of art that combines an academy, a gallery and a community of art lovers. It is an innovative vision, with art oriented at its heart, essentially becoming a hub for all things art and for all artists to come together. 

2. Pixel Avenue 

Pixel Avenue is a pixelated sky in the underside of a tunnel. The light fixture is programmed so that external parameters influence the installation such as: pedestrians, bicycle flow and motorway traffic. This installation is located Paris by artist Sapey-Triomphe. This avenue lets this bridge be more than something to pass by. It gives beauty to the commute.

3. The Pace Gallery Exhibits 

This installation in the Chelsea neighborhood in New York City uses light and dark to create an interstellar experience. The twinkling changing light fixtures and art pieces are products of modern technology. The installation in the New York City Pace Gallery is by artist Leo Villareal.

There are Pace Gallery locations around the world, including one in San Francisco. It was called “mesmerizing” and “trippy” by guests, according to the San Francisco Chronicle. The installation in San Francisco was done by a group of Japanese artists. The art glitters and creates the image of a million lights and halos.

4. Photographer and Artist Joshua Citarella 

This artist and photographer works with digital media and sculpture-making when completing art. He often incorporates Photoshop techniques to create objects or erase things that otherwise wouldn’t be possible. 

This combination of sculpture and computer software brings light to technological influence on every aspect of life. 

5. Digital Photographer Nicolas Biggot

Nicolas Biggot shows us what a “Robot Next Door” would look like, according to the Huffington Post. He captures models in poses that create illusions so that the border between humanity and the machine is blurred. It makes you ponder the future of the human race and technology and the influence of the uprising of A.I. He features the aspects of life that are in the fast lane and we might overlook. In ten years, these artworks could be even closer to our reality.

These groundbreaking artists and creators are leading innovation and the evolution of art. Art imitates life and society is on the brink of many further technological advancements. Tech leaves influence for artists and room to create innovative pieces.

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