Luke Kopycinski is a concept artist for a game company in Melbourne, but his fine art transcends any niche genre with rough paint strokes converging into luminous and expressive figures.
by Ami Kealoha
Jeremiah Palecek can't help dreaming of video games. He believes that the dreaming world and the gaming world are incredibly close. The Prague-based artist is not only an avid gamer, but also creates oil paintings inspired by scenes from video...
A beautifully designed new racing game packed with slick features
by Seth Brau
If you're the kind of gamer (like us) who's tired of the hyper-realistic, hundreds-of-different-button games that flood the gaming consoles of today, then Blur might be for you. On the surface, the new racing game from Bizarre Creations is an absolutely...
Art Basel 41 Highlights, Part Two
Warped realist sculptures, Op-Art paintings and wearable instruments round out our list of Art Basel 2010 favorites
by Evan Orensten
There were so many great things at Art Basel 41 we needed a second feature to capture them all. Check out Part One of our coverage here if you missed it. At NYC's Sperone Westwater, "Michael (Variation #1)" (2010), a larger-than-life bust by Canadian...
by Leonora Oppenheim
British artist Miranda Donovan apparently finds herself at a dead end on a daily basis. In this case it's not a lack of inspiration but rather a source of it, leading her to an interesting interpretation of landscape painting. Expanses of brick...
Trompe L'Oeil by Rosanna Bankes
I've always found the artistic technique of trompe l'oeil (derived from French, meaning trick of the eye) absolutely fascinating. It's age-old and I was really only familiar with examples painted as murals, depicting landscapes or decorative...
Art Basel 41 Highlights, Part One
Animated currency, she-beasts, Aitken's latest immersive video and pink crystals top our list of Art Basel favorites
by Evan Orensten
One day, nearly 300 galleries and thousands of artworks later, check out below what caught our eye at Art Basel's 41st event in Basel last month. Stay tuned for more in Part Two. "Hero No. 1" (2009), one of Zhang Huan's series of enormous...
Whitney Biennial 2012
Four dynamic contemporary American artists
by Kelly O'Reilly
Now in its 76th year, the bi-annual compendium has gathered a new group of 51 contemporary artists to take over the museum through 27 May. While the focus on performance has become a central one in 2012, we found a group of four artists across different...
Outerlands: Season One
The documentary series from AREA 5 aims to debunk sterotypes and explore non-traditional gaming coverage
by Carol T Chung
Every now and then a project comes along that can make even the most jaded curmudgeon crack a smile—Outerlands is one of those projects. Video games are a diverse form of entertainment, and one that is oftentimes misunderstood, vilified or mocked...
by Josh Teixeira
For those who've ever tried to sell back a used game to Game Stop, you know the feeling when they give you your measly cash back or slightly-less-measly store credit and you have to swallow it. Unfortunately they've long been the only place...
Atari Flashback Portable
by Ami Kealoha
Because we think old school games are more fun, we like this upcoming Atari Flashback Portable that bests previous flashbacks by going mobile. The compact package holds dozens of Atari games and requires no cartridges. What's more, all games...
Desktop Defence Tower
by Lost At E Minor
Need another way to procrastinate? You know you're in trouble when Techcrunch , the oracle of all things online, suggests that one play of the Desktop Defence Tower game—one harmless little dabble—and you can kiss your productivity for the day goodbye...
Robotic, artificial intelligence and video games meet the real world in this iOS-driven racing game
by Hans Aschim
Video games, by nature, have always existed in the virtual world. While no less real or engaging to players, gaming has largely been contained to screens—at least until now. Anki Drive fuses robotics, artificial intelligence and video game styling...