April 30, 2016
Blog 36

 

"OUT OF MIND" - AN ART COLLABORATION

Werner Hornung and Pal Sarkozy

Pal Sarkozy (father of Nicolas Sarkozy, ex-president of France) and Werner Hornung are longtime friends. It is quite natural then that one day in 2004 they felt like embarking together on an artistic co-creation adventure. Until then, each one of them had his own personal creative world and they wanted to explore new dimensions to combine "Fine Art" as drawn by Pal with "Digital Art" as created by Werner. Together they created an original mix of drawings, photographic elements and digital creations. The result is a brand new totally unique style that Pal and Werner have dubbed "Digital Fine Art". The title they gave their work "OUT OF MIND" reflects the extent of their imaginary world.

Pal is Hungarian. He arrived in France with a great asset, "an artistic mind and a real talent for drawing," which was to determine the course of his life. In Paris he started to work with a Hungarian painter. Then he quickly found his way drawing for advertisements. This led to a long and very successful career in advertising. At 27, Pal opened his own advertising studio and his business flourished. He worked for famous brands such as Dior and L'Oreal. You will never find him without his pencil, he is always ready to draw a sketch on the corner of a table.

Werner was born in Konstanz in Germany. He arrived in Paris in the early 1970s where he pursued a career in advertising. Apart from running his own studio, Werner always felt the need to fulfil himself through his own artistic creations away from the constraints of the advertising world. His first personal works were collages. Then he used the computer as a tool which allowed him to develop his artistic expression. His personal work has been exhibited on the internet for some time and his participation in various competitions on the web has earned him several awards. For Werner, the most important element in art is the creative mind and not the medium. Their work is available for sale in limited editions.

A solo exhibit by Werner Hornung at MOCA

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MOCA: Museum of Computer Art

"THE IMMIGRANT" by Werner Hornung and Pal Sarkozy

"WHAT ARE YOU MADE OF" by Werner Hornung and Pal Sarkozy

"CYCLE OF LIFE" by Werner Hornung and Pal Sarkozy

"DEMOCRAZY" by Werner Hornung and Pal Sarkozy

"FASHION VICTIM" by Werner Hornung and Pal Sarkozy

"FLAMEN & CO" by Werner Hornung and Pal Sarkozy

"GO & SEE" by Werner Hornung and Pal Sarkozy

"HAPPY DOLORES" by Werner Hornung and Pal Sarkozy

"NOAH@HELP COM" by Werner Hornung and Pal Sarkozy

"SHUT UP AT NIGHT" by Werner Hornung and Pal Sarkozy

"SKY DIVING" by Werner Hornung and Pal Sarkozy

MUSEUMS, COMMUNITIES, GALLERIES

Digital Art Gallery Online
Digital gallery of best pictures and photos from portfolios of digital artists.

Digital Art Served
Top work in categories such as computer graphics, matte painting, digital painting and photo manipulation.

Soho Arthouse (Soho Gallery For Digital Art)
Event space, gallery, tech, film screening room, product launches, pop-up, fashion week, charity art shows in NYC.

DAM - Digital Art Museum
Museum and gallery

Los Angeles Center for Digital Art
The Los Angeles Center for Digital Art is a contemporary gallery in downtown LA dedicated to the propagation of all forms of digital art, new media, digital video.

DeviantART
Community of artists and those devoted to art. Digital art, skin art, themes, wallpaper art, traditional art, photography, poetry / prose. Art prints.

Renderosity
Almost entirely 3D rendered art from such programs as 3DS Max, Maya, Lightwave and others.

Museum of Computer Art
Nonprofit US educational corporation chartered by the NYS Department of Education.

Digital Art Online
Online digital art exhibition space. Includes thematic exhibitions.

Museum of Digital Fine Arts
Spotlighting the most brilliant new artists of the modern age.

ART BY CLIFF TOLPUTT

All the images were composed in Ultra Fractal which I've used since 2005.

I've long had an interest in the history of art and have given talks on the subject to various societies in the Bath, Somerset, U.K. area. I nowadays concentrate that interest on the art of the 19th and 20th centuries and this tends to influence the non-fractal nature of the images shown here.

Colours Matter

The Sentry

Cliff Tolputt's 12 page exhibit at MOCA

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