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contemporary art in which computer technology is used in a wide variety of ways to make distinctive works. Digital art was pioneered in the 1970s but only came into its own as a viable art form with the widespread availability of computers, appropriate software, video equipment, sound mixers, and digital cameras toward the end of the 20th cent. and the subsequent development of increasingly sophisticated digital tools. A boundary-shattering style, digital art can combine and transform such elements as painting, filmmaking, photography, digital design, video, installation art, sculpture, animation, and sound.

Presented on video screens, digital works may be created of abstract or figurative forms in the artists' choice of millions of shades of color, and may be manipulated so that the images appear, combine, morph, and/or disappear. Digital art also includes works, many of them interactive, made to be viewed on the World Wide WebWorld Wide Web
(WWW or W3), collection of globally distributed text and multimedia documents and files and other network services linked in such a way as to create an immense electronic library from which information can be retrieved quickly by intuitive searches.
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. Sculpture, too, can be a digital art as a result of rapid prototyping, a technique that "prints out" three-dimensional forms from computer-designed models. Contemporary digital works range from the shimmering and transforming video paintings of Jeremy Blake to the computer-modified imagery of Carl Fudge's screenprints, the shifting geometric panels of John F. Simon, Jr., and the participatory audiovisual worlds of Janet Cardiff. Among the many other artists involved in the movement, each with his or her own approach to the seemingly infinite possibilities of digital art, are Jim Campbell, Leah Gilliam, Robert Lazzarini, Jim O'Rourke, Paul Pfeiffer, Marina Rosenfeld, Elliott Sharp, Diana Thater, Inez van Lamsweerde, and Adrianne Wortzel.

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The synergistic collaboration of still artists and animators is generating new digital artwork, ideal for art lovers who crave change, variety and value the personalized options that digital technology delivers.
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Bartlett Art Invitational Traditional and digital artwork created by Bartlett High School Art Students will be on display through March 31.
Before and after the discussion, attendees viewed an exhibition from Pratt Institute, curated by Peter Patchen, chair of Pratt's digital arts department, featuring digital artwork by Pratt students and recent graduates.
Turner Prize-winning artist Jeremy Deller has created an original Lights Out digital artwork in the form of an app, which anyone can download for free.
Bombay-based artist Nalini Malani will present a large-scale video projection across the entire west elevation of the Scottish National Gallery in Edinburgh, while Turner Prize winner Jeremy Deller has created a digital artwork in the form of an app.
Recipients get a certificate and a banner to display in the gym, and digital artwork that can be used for fundraising.
Bee Willey's double-paged digital artwork educates as well as entertains.
On display for the first time in the region in an exhibition dubbed Middle East, Middle Kingdom, the 25 works come in various media such as sculptures, charcoal drawings, paper cuttings, paintings, photographs, digital artwork and political pop art.
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