Charged: Moving Art Forward with Bryce Wolkowitz

An interview with the owner and curator of the NYC gallery at the forefront of digital art

Slightly obscured by the glare of the gallery’s impossibly tall and tinted windows, the lines of Robert Currie’s wiry, site-specific installation stretch toward the entrance of Bryce Wolkowitz Gallery. Unassumingly elegant, Currie’s sculpture looks untouched by human hands, but like a majority of the work shown in the Chelsea gallery, the veneer of flawless execution masks careful engineering. It is this seamless blend of art …

Charged: Cory Arcangel’s Art and Apparel

An interview with the artist who teamed up with the computer club to discover rare Andy Warhol digital works

by Michael Slenske In the early 2000s, Buffalo-born artist Cory Arcangel hacked the Hogan’s Alley video game and replaced the Nintendo gunslingers with silhouettes of Andy Warhol, Colonel Sanders, Flavor Flav and the Pope for a cheeky piece he called “I Shot Andy Warhol.” Arcangel tells CH, “I think that was the first time I did something that directly evoked [Warhol’s] image. For a lot …

Charged: Five Next-Gen Digital Cameras

A GIF-camera, an HD drone, a camera machined from a single block of aluminum and more

Since the first widely available digital cameras hit the market in the early ’90s, the technical leaps made in the field of digital photography have been exponential. Today smartphones house cameras with sensors that dwarf those of high-end models from a decade ago. While the megapixels race has been raging for as long as digital cameras have been around, we’ve selected five new models pushing …