David Hockney and the Seasoned Eye (Guest Post By FIT Professor Tom McManus)

When I was younger, I would see older artists looking at paintings, and I always wanted to know what they were thinking. Well now that I can get a senior discount on my commuter train, I would like to share my thoughts as I visited the David Hockney show at the Met. Initially, I sped Read more about David Hockney and the Seasoned Eye (Guest Post By FIT Professor Tom McManus)[…]

Will Virtual Reality Disrupt The Art World?

The new philosophy “buy experiences, not things” has the art world scrambling. These days, the affluent would rather shell out thousands for a trip to Disney World instead of buying a fine art piece. Don’t just take my word for it, however. According to The Guardian, “New figures show we are continuing to spend less Read more about Will Virtual Reality Disrupt The Art World?[…]

Why the Google Tilt Brush is ‘Groundbreaking’ for Digital Art, According to FIT Experts

A young woman frantically paces around a crowd of onlookers: “I’m…I’m completely speechless.” “I think I’m going to start crying!” No, this isn’t a surprise engagement proposal. A student at the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) just witnessed the interior design project she made in SketchUp become seamlessly translated into virtual reality. There’s a stark Read more about Why the Google Tilt Brush is ‘Groundbreaking’ for Digital Art, According to FIT Experts[…]