Contemporary Cultural Questions: How will technology continue to influence Art?

How will technology continue to influence art?

The link above is a very interesting read in regards to technology and the art world, highly innovative and very accurate.

 

Due to the power of technology really taking other Art and influencing individuals with new and interesting styles, much has been said about whether it is a positive or a negative in fact with regards to technology and the art world. We all know how much the art world has evolved from technology and the many new advancements but would it be that bad to just go back to a simpler time, rather than over complicating everything with the many wonders of technology.

Artist David Hockney has been experimenting with Apple ipads and creating pieces of art on an App on the ipad itself.”Even though some of the tools may be too advanced for the novice or amateur, they are still extraordinary and well worth exploring. ”

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Even renowned photographers such as David Hockney are encouraging the power of technology within the arts so maybe that is the way the art world is going? If you don’t have the up to date technology then maybe your work just won’t be contemporary enough for this new era we are now entering from the overgrowing power and rapid movement with technology.

-Harriet

 

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