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Digital art


  • Visual works created or modified using a computer or other digital method.

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  • Instance Of

  • Scheme Membership(s)

  • Collection Membership(s)

  • Form

    • Digital art
  • Variants

    • Computer art
  • Broader Terms

  • Closely Matching Concepts from Other Schemes

  • Sources

    • found: Art & architecture thesaurus online, October 9, 2016(digital art (visual works); variants: digital arts; art, digital; note: Visual works created or modified using a computer or other digital medium. These products are exhibited in a variety of ways: statically or as interactive concepts that may reveal or obscure their computer origins. For works that use computer machinery intrinsically as a part of the work, use "computer art.")
    • found: LCSH, October 9, 2016(Computer art; UF Art, Computer; Computer craft; Digital art [Former heading]; BT Art, Modern--20th century; Art, Modern--21st century; NT Computer graphics; Electronic mail art; Stereograms; scope note: Here are entered works on art produced by using computers as an artistic medium.)
    • found: The concise Oxford dictionary of art terms, Oxford reference, viewed October 9, 2016(Digital art: a term first used in the 1980s, it describes art that is essentially computer generated. Recent developments have included the creation of interactive digital art which permits the audience a certain amount of control over the final result.)
    • notfound: Thesaurus for graphic materials, October 9, 2016
  • General Notes

    • Visual works created or modified using a computer or other digital method.
  • Change Notes

    • 2017-11-13: new
    • 2018-02-20: revised
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