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Nick Gentry is a British artist from London. Much of his artistic output has been generated with the use of contributed artefacts and materials. His art is influenced by the development of consumerism, technology, identity and cyberculture in society, with a distinctive focus on obsolete media. He is best known for his floppy disk paintings and film negative artworks, placing an emphasis on recycling obsolete media and the reuse of personal objects as a central theme.

KALEIDOSCOPE by Nick Gentry. Oil and used computer disks on wood, 2013.... "London artist Nick Gentry creates floppy disk paintings and art from the obsolete technology of society."

Detail of pictograph panel, Crow Canyon. Navajo people interpret this as a representation of Gháá' ask'idii. His horns tie him to the Mountain Sheep People, an ancient race associated with the night chant, Tl'eejí. Generally a benevolent figure, Gháá' ask'idii carries many kinds of seeds and foods in his feather-crowned backpack.

from Yellowtrace

Social Art From The Obsolete by Nick Gentry

Social Art From The Obsolete by Nick Gentry.

Nick Gentry - generated with the use of contributed artefacts and materials...contributor, artist and viewer come closer together

from A Skeptical Designer

Arts&Crafts # 14

Arts # 14

Mona Lisa. I'm not sure but if it's a painting of a painting on floppy disks and cassettes; it incredible!

Hilma af Klint (1862-1944), a Swedish artist and mystic whose paintings were among the first abstract art. Here see the influence of Orphic Art (the Delaunays) or is it accidental? Additionally in the late 19th century in Eastern Europe mysticism and early modernist religious philosophy as expressed by theosophist Mme. Blavatsky had a profound impact on pioneer geometric artists like Wassily Kandinsky, and Hilma af Klint.