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FRED SCOTT: Digital art has shifted boundaries of creative value

Collectors often raise the question of creative value, particularly regarding the way it is linked with the different media that artists use to express themselves. In the art world nowadays the latest trends in artistic expression relate to electronically generated images and installations. This category of art can be viewed and experienced in contemporary art museums, galleries and fairs.

While the scale of installations and projections are unlimited, such works may offer special challenges to exhibit. Damien Hirst’s installation Treasures from the Wreck of the Unbelievable filled the historical Punta Della Dogana and the Palazzo Grassi venues at 2017’s Venice Biennale exhibition.

Installation pieces can incorporate all kinds of materials, including video medium and performance art.

The artist’s main aim in designing and creating installations is centred on informing the public about social, environmental, political, identity and gender issues. Ai Weiwei’s formidable rubber sculpture at the Trade Fair Palace in Prague in 2017 questions migration legislation and the human condition of asylum seekers. Read more

2018-10-29T09:41:16+00:00