Digital art at Sotheby’s? The auction house is better known for selling canvases by Andy Warhol and Jean-Michel Basquiat for $100 million-plus than for showing what many collectors still regard as ephemera. Yet the Sotheby’s S2 gallery in New York, normally used for exhibitions of contemporary art, is currently the site of a show featuring mostly young artists who rely on digital technology and who are not exactly household names. Surprisingly, most of the works on view take physical form. More significant, they also betray a broad generational anxiety about the ...
Young digital artists anxious about technology
Catalyst for the show was curious-looking sculpture tucked away at Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Frank Rose | NYT Last Updated at July 26, 2017 03:40 IST