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JPEG #0

Art Blocks Presents

JPEG

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Jan Robert Leegte

Edition of 275 works

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About JPEG

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Compression has been the driving force behind the image-based internet since the early 90s. No compression, no Netscape, no social media, no NFTs. The JPEG compression has specifically enabled photography-based imagery on the net. It has always served that purpose and over time become the de facto default for showing high quality imagery online. But compression always leaves a trace, which has become the lens through which the network sees the world of uploaded images.

"A painting is not a picture of an experience, but is the experience." ― Mark Rothko

JPEG tries to create an image programat...

Past releases

Exponential Dutch auction on Oct 31, 2022 5:00 PM - 5:20 PM UTC

275 works released

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About the artist

Jan Robert Leegte

Since the late nineties I have been making art on the Internet in the form of websites and digital-related work like apps, installations, videos, prints, sculptures, audio works and drawings. The networked computer is the central muse in my work, exploring all its wonders and peculiarities. I don't use software to make art, I make art about softwar...

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