In the world of domain names, .ART is not just a domain – it is a platform for like-minded individuals. Creativity is everywhere: whether you make paintings, music and sculpture, sell hand-made T-shirts, or simply believe that your collection of holiday photos is awesome, .ART is for you. Learn how to stand out from the crowd and declare who you are to the rest of the world. Have a look at these incredible members of the .ART community to know who you will be joining. A digital gallery helps display their work to the global online community.
Australian-American model, philanthropist, and actress Portia de Rossi retired from the screen to launch General Public, a project which lets you experience art like never before. Instead of printing art on a flat canvas like it’s normally done, she incorporated a new type of 3D-printing technique, called synograph, that prints the artwork as it is – with all the tiniest brushstrokes, multiple layers and texture oddities.
Steve Miller is a multi-media artist and an early adopter of .ART. Paintings, screen-prints, artist books and sculptures are all among his mediums. For him .ART is about participating in a new hierarchy of the digital world, a way to represent himself differently, and an extension of his artistic impression. His website a full-on experience: from painted surf and skateboards to photography books, it makes you remember how fascinating nature is.
Hilbrand Bos is a fashion illustrator and designer who lives in Amsterdam. One of his favorite projects is an ongoing collaboration with Universal Studios on the cartoon The Secret Life of Pets, for which he creates merchandise prints. Hilbrand’s website is sleek and stylish like his own drawings, which often look like a one-liner. In his own words, he chose a .ART domain “because it looks nice and because it contains only what it should – the two things that I have to offer – my personality and my art”.
Lightheart Dance art are the kind of people you would want to spend Sunday night with. Jeff and Kay McLean are a duo of dance photographers passionate about camping, border issues and their daughters. Their website is a harmonious mixture of beauty that surrounds them – not only in their profession, but in private life too.
Christian Schaffer and her website will make you feel like you are missing out on life. Having quit a corporate Abercrombie & Fitch career, she travels the world in search of her next temporary home, adventure, and creative projects. Her website tells a story: through stunning white-washed imagery and a domain name that fittingly emphasizes her knack for artful living.
Few photographers in the world have photographed as many animals in studio as Randal Ford. Animal portrait photography is captivating: putting wilderness in a human setting creates the kind of absurd and memorable beauty every artist strives for. Soon to be published in a print edition, Randal’s photos are the protagonists of his website. Ever wanted to make eye contact with a lion? Dive in.