From London to New York City: The Top Digital Artists and Hottest Exhibitions Right Now
The art world is constantly changing as it's both challenged and celebrated. We understand it can be hard to keep up with this evolving landscape so we have assembled a list of the coolest exhibitions and artists that you need to be aware of. So head on down to the article, and let’s get into it!
Exhibitions That You Can’t Miss…
Africa Fashion is an exhibition that showcases photographs, textiles, music and visual art by a wide variety of artists ranging from mid 20th century to contemporary ones. Celebrating diversity and individuality through fashion by highlighting African creativity, cultures, and histories. The exhibition can be visited at the V&A in London and is available until the Spring of 2023.
This exhibition is an opportunity to experience Japanese artist Kusama, ‘the princess of polka dots', in more than one way. Tate in London hosts two of Kusama’s Infinity Mirror Rooms, where you can be transported into the artist’s world of infinite reflections. At Tate, you also have the chance to try either “Kusama and Dinner” or “Kusama with Fizz”, two distinct food and drink experiences that offer exclusive access to the exhibition, allowing you to fully relish the moment.
Korean artist Do-Ho Suh has an exciting new exhibition in New York City in which he works with different media, such as sculpture, drawing, photography, and film while toying with themes of home, memory, psychic space, and displacement. He also continues to explore the subjectivity of memory, which he has done throughout his art for the last 25 years.
The Coolest Digital Artists in the Game…
Shavonne Wong is a photographer turned digital artist from Singapore who creates virtual models, 3D and NFT art. When the pandemic hit and being in person was no longer an option, Wong solved the issue by creating her own models from home. Wong’s digital art has become a success to the extent that when actor Idris Elba made his first NFT purchase, it was Wong’s art he invested in. Wong also works to empower Asian and Asia-based NFT artists through NFT Asia, the nonprofit community that she co-founded.
Having worked with Adidas, Adobe and The New Yorker, Maxime Manga is smoking hot right now! He mainly creates afrofuturistic portraits of minorities through digital collages using manipulated photographs, geometric shapes and vivid colours.
French artist Khan Nova creates very cool retro-futuristic and afrofuturism digital collages. The artworks are inspired by surrealism, the infinite and religion. At the moment, he only has 3k followers on Instagram, so Khan Nova is definitely one to watch.
Which of these exhibitions and artists will you be exploring further?