Pixels

Installation

See a Huge Pen Cap Dissolve to Pixels Before Your Eyes

These bit-block installations imagine a 3D world.
Diana Shi
6.19.17
light art

Leo Villareal's Light Sculptures Have a Mind of Their Own

The artist gets a solo show at Pace Gallery before embarking on the world's largest public art installation.
Kara Weisenstein
5.9.17
Glitch Art

Glitch Artist Attempts to Synthesise Brains with Wavy Alien Landscapes

From inside a digital world, Jeremy Nealis, a.k.a., Aertime, uses the internet to create immersive pixelated designs.
Diana Shi
4.17.17
Art

Have Some Surveillance Fun in the Sun with 'SPLASH'

“We’re happily giving away our credit card information to people and yet we lock up our bicycles,” says artist William Betts.
Giaco Furino
6.21.16
Gaming

A New Emulator Turns Classic Nintendo Games into 3D

A new emulator called 3DNES makes classic Nintendo games playable in true 3D.
DJ Pangburn
3.11.16
Design

Pixelated Clouds Hang Over Amazon’s Seattle Campus

During the day, these cloud use sunlight to create animated colored shadows. At night, they contain pulsating animations.
DJ Pangburn
10.18.15
Film

News Flash America: Christopher Columbus Isn't as Great as You Think He Is

It's time we take a minute to look at what this guy did wrong, some of which was pretty racist.
Mike Pearl
10.12.15
Art

Controversy Surrounds the Minecraft Pixel Art "World Record"

23 weeks and over 1,000,000 blocks supposedly went into this monumental work of art, but Reddit is not convinced.
Annie Armstrong
6.25.15
Art

Street Artist Invader Goes to Tanzania

8-bit lions and giraffes populate the artist's takeover of the the East African nation.
Sami Emory
1.27.15
Art

Magnified Smartphone Screens Create Pixelated Masterpieces

Simon Pyle's 'Landscapes' photo series explores what happens when you photograph a smartphone with a microscope.
Beckett Mufson
11.5.14
Art

Watercolor Pixel Art Portraits Remix Pop Culture & Classic Paintings

Adam Lister's pixel art remixes of Batman, Superman, and "The Son of Man" will be on display at his solo-show at The Shooting Gallery in San Francisco from Oct. 11 to Nov. 1.
Beckett Mufson
10.11.14
Art

Here's What Artificially Intelligent Pixel Bending Looks Like

Dmitriy Krotevich's PixelDrifter software is a scientific visualization system that "breathes life" into pixels.
DJ Pangburn
7.28.14
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