PROOF Unveils Grails IV: A Masterpiece in Web3 Digital Art

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Trailblazing web3 community PROOF takes the wraps off its highly-anticipated roster of over 20 renowned artists contributing to the captivating fourth edition of their seasonal Grails digital art exhibition series. Furthermore, Grails IV introduces a gamified twist by concealing artists’ identities until minting, adding an extra layer of value for creators. So, read on to find out who the artists are!

TL;DR:

  • PROOF’s Grails IV reveals artist lineup, enhancing value and excitement.
  • The season showcases diverse generative artists, gaining recognition in renowned publications.
  • Physical exhibition at Foundry by PROOF in LA’s Arts District bridges the virtual-physical divide.

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PROOF Grails IV: New Strides For Digital Art

This season marks a PROOF Collective milestone. It showcases generative artist collections powered by the Art Blocks engine, also expanding the horizon of creativity. The list of featured artists spans ages from 20s to 80s. They’re also recognized in influential publications like Vogue, Flaunt, Art Net, and also Artsy, further solidifying their impact in the digital realm.

The celebration of Grails IV has also materialized at Foundry by PROOF. The event was nestled in LA’s Arts District, bridging the virtual-physical divide. This further provides a tangible showcase of these talented artists until August 20th.

Eli Scheinman, PROOF’s Head of Art and Curator for Grails IV, exclaims, “We’re ecstatic to unveil the next wave of Grails artists.This collection is a testament to the diversity of genres and the boundless creativity within the digital and code-based art realm. The physical exhibition at Foundry by PROOF enhances the experience, merging our digital journey with our members, friends, and new enthusiasts in real life. It’s a unique blend of discovery for these remarkable artists.

Full Artist Lineup Reveal

Previous Grails series showcased 64 top and emerging talents in the web3 space, featuring luminaries like Tyler Hobbs, Snowfro, Larva Labs, Refik Anadol, and more. In retrospect, these artists pushed the boundaries of creative expression, granting them newfound freedom. Meanwhile, collectors faced the challenge of guessing the creator behind each piece.

Now, it’s time for a new era to take over and push the boundaries of digital art. The following is a list of all Grails IV artists:

ArtistName

Collection Name

Programs used

Yazid

Drawing with Code

Javascript and p5js

Operator

Unamused

Jack Butcher

“Epiphany”

Ben Kovach

Doomscrolling

Haskell, cairo, ffmpeg

Hans Dehlinger

LIGHT

I started with an algorithmically generated vector file, used geometric transformations to generate new instances, and then reduced variety until I arrived at a final and unique image

Casey Reas

ATOMS

C++, Processing, p5.js

Inna Modja

Ethereal Dawn

Photography shot with a Canon 7D, edited on Photoshop

Craig Mullins

The Grail

Krita, Photoshop, Rebelle

Dangiuz

A Perfect Friday Night

Cinema 4D, Octane Render

Hideki Tsukamoto

RELICS

p5js

Diewiththemostlikes

Around Again

Acrylic/Marker Painting, Photoshop digitization

Shavonne Wong

Echoes of Identity

Blender, Character Creator, Zbrush, Substance Painter, Runway ML, After Effects

Roope Rainisto

Time-Lapse

Stable Diffusion, Dreambooth training, Topaz Photo, Adobe Lightroom, Luminar AI.

Kim Asendorf

Open Console

JavaScript

Per Kristian Stoveland

Blaatimen

Javascript, p5js

Michael Kutsche

Goodbye Horses

Adobe Photoshop

Goldcat

Madonna

Procreate, Photoshop

Ayla El-Moussa

A Woman in the Mist

Photoshop & Procreate

BASIIC

Lines of Division (/25)

Custom stable diffusion model

Other World

Paying Debts

Procreate

Finally, a captivating unveiling event brought the collector community together to learn about the artist’s background, influences, and the story behind their Grail in real-time – also adding a dynamic layer to the web3 art experience.

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