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How To/Showcase – Presenting work no.1

For many artists a website is their most important gallery.

It’s the first place many people encounter their work and where they can tell us about their creative process, so it’s really important they get it right.

If you’re thinking of developing your own digital space in the future, why not learn from these artists below?

Tauba Auerbach

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This site is super simple, it’s all about the typography! Tauba uses painting, photography and sculpture to create conceptual or abstract graphic art.
 
Discover Tauba’s site: taubaauerbach.com

Petra Cortright

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Keep scrolling! Petra works across video, painting and digital media.
 
Take a look at Petra’s site: petracortright.com

Gerhard Richter

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We love the masses of content from this master German artist.
 
Get lost in Gerard’s website: gerhard-richter.com

Wim Delvoye

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Wim Delvoye’s cartoon town is an inventive example of an artist’s website. It looks very different visually to the pieces he produces as a conceptual artist, but it certainly introduces some of the themes he explores!
 
Experience Wim’s website: wimdelvoye.be

David Hockney

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Nothing ground breaking on the design, just a really clear way to explore the breadth of Mr Hockney’s work as a visual artist. There’s a great visual biography on there too.
 
Explore David’s website: hockneypictures.com

Rafaël Rozendaal

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Dutch-Brazilian visual artist Rafaël Rozendaal has actually sold his websites as art works to collectors – really! The internet is his playground and his work spans across installations, lectures, websites and haiku.
 
Interact with Rafael’s website: newrafael.com

Ed Rushca

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Get lost in some great images from this master of 60’s cool.
Check out his work across painting, printmaking, drawing, photography and film.
 
Travel through Ed’s website: edruscha.com

Jeremy Deller

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Jeremy Deller’s website presents loads of content from this continiously inventive artist.
 
Enjoy Jeremy’s site: jeremydeller.org

So we’ve given you some pointers, now’s your chance to find more examples of artists getting it right online.

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