Studio Visit: Austin Lee

A paint-splattered space for artworks that begin digitally

“Art is the only thing I was good at”

Studio Visit: Digital Artist Yang Yongliang

In the crossroads between new visual languages and traditional Chinese art

by Alessandro De Toni A few meters from the Bund—the iconic promenade in Shanghai that offers a picture postcard view of booming urban China—an Art Deco building raised in 1931 hosts a cluster of creative studios. Here, digital artist Yang Yongliang—an explorer of new Chinese aesthetics—conceives his pieces. At the age of 25, Yongliang decided that he wanted to be a full-time artist after receiving …

CH Omakase 2017: Artist Danner Milliken USB Keys

Tiny, colorful vaults of digital art that are works of art themselves

When a USB key is actually a work of art, and features more art saved within, there’s even more reason not to lose it. New media artist Danner Milliken, who we met by way of Instagram, outfitted USB keys with his signature retro tech aesthetic and modern abstract forms. These USB keys—which also work as a paper clip—also hold seven pieces from his Square series—a …