SuperRare Weekly Update: June 4th, 2021
The latest updates from the SuperRare team & community
🔥 DigitWork I Exhibition: NFTs — Is it Art?
Take some time this weekend to check out exhibition DigitWork I curated by Digitwork, which features 8 artists “who have a vision of life and who try to find a representation of it in the form of digital works.” You can view the exhibition and read more about it here!
DigitWork I | SuperRare
Is it Art? "There is a reality - so subtle that it becomes more real than reality. That's what I'm trying to get done…
🌟 ARTnews Feature
Shout out to ARTnews for including SuperRare in this great write up on how generative adversarial networks (GANs) have been supported by the blockchain! GANs are “algorithms that pit computers against each other to produce original machine-made output approximating the human-made training data,” and have been used by SR artists since the first work ever minted on SR — Robbie Barrat’s AI Generated Nude Portrait #1. Read more about the topic here!
GANs and NFTs
When Christie's hosted its first Art + Tech Summit in 2018, the topic was the blockchain. The second edition, in June…
💥 The Data behind CryptoArt
Open datasets have been crucial to the way that NFTs have functioned in the art world. Check out our CEO John Crain’s insights into how data impacts the the world of NFTs and CryptoArt markets in his great blog post on Product Hunt here!
For the first time ever, we can identify a specific piece of digital art. This is simple yet profound. We now have scarcity for digital objects. That allows SuperRare, a digital art marketplace, to use NFTs as the certificate of authenticity for digital artworks.
Open data and the future of art collecting - by John Crain, founder of SuperRare | Product Hunt
Open data and the future of art collecting - by John Crain, founder of SuperRare NFTs have exploded onto your social…
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🔥 From the Editorial
Editorial is open for submissions: firstname.lastname@example.org. “Weekly Top 10 Picks” can be contributed by anyone in the SR community. This week, the following articles were featured in the SuperRare Editorial:
Here Come The Photographers
Recently, SuperRare has seen a surge in fine art photographers minting work on the platform. With this in mind, we sat down with four the most outstanding to discuss their work, their process and their approach to their art and the tools they use.
Iness Rychlik’s self-portraiture provokes something visceral in the viewer. Her work bites down and tugs at conflicting emotions. Sometimes alluring, sometimes unsettling, it doesn’t let go.
Provoking the imagination through self-portraiture: An interview with Iness Rychlik
Most of the time, I prefer being ambiguous. by avoiding face expressions and using visual metaphors, I wish to…
Cath Simard’s work captures the universe’s vast, unsympathetic magnificence. It evokes those ephemeral moments when we’re overcome by the beauty in our own insignificance.
Where wilderness meets the wild within: An interview with Cath Simard
After doing some serious introspection about myself, I discovered that in all the spheres of my life I have been mostly…
“My ideas are coming like a pre-made picture to my mind, so I usually consider myself as a messenger of some higher stuff. I know this sounds weird, but there were only a few times when I worked without any concepts”
Into the depths of self-portraiture: An interview with Flora Borsi
Always listen to your gut feeling. Listen to feedback and learn from it: either that you don't care or integrate it…
…Till Janz says he’s an image maker, blending the practices of photography, art direction, and creative direction. He constructs narratives that are familiar enough for brands and their fans to relate to, but pushes into challenging conventions.
The intersection of fine art, technology and storytelling: An interview with Till Janz
I'm very interested in cross-sections and intersections of what's traditional and what's more current, seeing how I can…
Also featured in SuperRare Editorial this week:
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