Art

Webcomics Trend [VIDEO]

April 9, 2013
Webcomics Trend [VIDEO]

The internet has given birth to yet another new medium and trend: Webcomics. Moving beyond the restrictions of print, webcomic artists interact directly with audiences who share their own unique worldview, and create stories that are often embedded in innovative formats only possible online.

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The Evolutionary Origins Of Beauty [VIDEO]

January 26, 2013
The Evolutionary Origins Of Beauty [VIDEO]

Animator Andrew Park illustrates Denis Dutton’s provocative theory on beauty — that art, music and other beautiful things, far from being simply “in the eye of the beholder,” are a core part of human nature with deep evolutionary origins.

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Super Mario Brothers: A Surrealist Masterpiece

August 17, 2012
Super Mario Brothers: A Surrealist Masterpiece [VIDEO]

Mike Rugnetta of PBS’ New Idea Channel argues, convincingly, that Super Mario Brothers is actually a surrealist masterpiece.

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TurningArt: The Netflix Of Art

June 25, 2012
TurningArt: The Netflix Of Art

With TurningArt, you can subscribe to art that is delivered to your home so you can have fresh art hanging on your walls.

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Steampunk Trend

May 1, 2012
Steampunk Trend

The Steampunk movement has been fueled by the communications infrastructure of the Internet. Prior to online communications, such a movement would’ve been limited by geography or slow communications vehicles such as snail mail newsletters.

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History Of The Animated GIF

April 20, 2012
History Of The Animated GIF

PBS’ Off Book looks at the history of the Animated GIF and the format’s continuing evolution.

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MegaPhone: Ceramic, Passive iPod/iPhone Speaker

March 14, 2012
MegaPhone: Ceramic, Passive iPod/iPhone Speaker

MegaPhone is a simple, beautifully designed “passive” iPod/iPhone speaker that requires no energy. Pretty clever.

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Understanding The World Through Video Games

December 11, 2011
Understanding The World Through Video Games

PBS explores video games’ role in our society.

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Video Games Are The New Storytelling Medium

November 4, 2011

PBS examines video games as a storytelling medium and as an art form.

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The Data Visual Arts

June 7, 2011
The Data Visual Arts

Artist Aaron Koblin takes vast amounts of data, and at times vast numbers of people, and weaves them into stunning visualizations.

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