“In his one piece domain Untitled Painting (www.untitledpainting.com), Thomas Traum has embedded searchable satellite imagery from Google as the substrate for abstraction and for painting on top of, you can click away. He says it is in part inspired by the late 1980’s overpainted photographs of Gerhard Richter, which is more or less apparent, yet where Richter’s tourist photo style backdrop’s are fixed, Traums locations are fluid.”
Megan Scheminske takes images from Google maps and transforms then into paintings. On her website you can see see the works in their locations…
The Satellite Collection, by Jenny Odell, is a series of six digital prints made by collaging cut-out imagery from Google Satellite.
[via today and tomorrow]