Glitch Aesthetic

Meurtre n°5, Jacques Monory

Meurtre n°5

Jacques Monory

Print - 35.2 x 23.6 inch


Meeting Again (Série Meeting Again), Makiko Furuichi

Meeting Again (Série Meeting Again)

Makiko Furuichi

Painting - 19.7 x 19.7 x 1.2 inch


Liz, anonymous, Guido Segni

Liz, anonymous

Guido Segni

Photography - 27.6 x 39.4 x 1.2 inch


Endless, Momo



Painting - 51.2 x 35.4 x 1.6 inch


Half Portrait in Orange, David Crismon

Half Portrait in Orange

David Crismon

Painting - 33.9 x 27.2 x 2.8 inch


Loading, Speedy Graphito


Speedy Graphito

Print - 25.6 x 19.7 inch


Réaumur Sébastopol, Nagsoul

Réaumur Sébastopol


Fine Art Drawings - 19.7 x 15.7 inch


Time is Flying, Nagsoul

Time is Flying


Painting - 19.7 x 25.6 inch


Sana, Cécile Baldewyns


Cécile Baldewyns

Photography - 19.7 x 19.7 x 0 inch


View, Jason Engelund


Jason Engelund

Photography - 14 x 11 x 0 inch


Raining, Cécile Baldewyns


Cécile Baldewyns

Photography - 23.6 x 23.6 x 0 inch


Le cloud, Claude Billès

Le cloud

Claude Billès

Photography - 23.6 x 43.3 x 0.8 inch


Espoir, Evelyne Huet


Evelyne Huet

Print - 35 x 24.8 x 0.8 inch


Untitled, Helga Gendriesch


Helga Gendriesch

Painting - 11.8 x 11.8 inch


Drawing 11, Momo

Drawing 11


Fine Art Drawings - 27.6 x 19.7 x 0.8 inch


JFK Lincoln, Jean-Pierre Yvaral

JFK Lincoln

Jean-Pierre Yvaral

Print - 31.9 x 41.3 x 0.8 inch


Marinella, Claude Billès


Claude Billès

Photography - 23.6 x 43.3 x 0.8 inch


Then, Ronex Ahimbisibwe


Ronex Ahimbisibwe

Painting - 31.5 x 25.6 x 1 inch


Like nothing happened, Manolo Acedo

Like nothing happened

Manolo Acedo

Print - 16.5 x 11.7 x 0.4 inch


What am I doing with the fear?, Manolo Acedo

What am I doing with the fear?

Manolo Acedo

Print - 16.5 x 11.7 x 0.4 inch


Mesk / Light Painting, Papa Mesk

Mesk / Light Painting

Papa Mesk

Photography - 33.1 x 46.9 x 0.4 inch


Sans titre, Hédy Gobaa

Sans titre

Hédy Gobaa

Painting - 51.4 x 40 x 0.8 inch


Cyber Religion, Baptiste Tavernier

Cyber Religion

Baptiste Tavernier

Painting - 9.8 x 9.8 x 1 inch


Oeillet 04, Hédy Gobaa

Oeillet 04

Hédy Gobaa

Painting - 48 x 59.8 x 0.8 inch


Regarde, Stéphane Martin


Stéphane Martin

Photography - 11.8 x 15.7 x 0 inch


Passage piéton, Stéphane Martin

Passage piéton

Stéphane Martin

Photography - 15.7 x 11.8 x 0 inch


Souvenirs 4, Sébastien montag

Souvenirs 4

Sébastien montag

Painting - 31.5 x 23.6 x 1.6 inch


D’après un anonyme de l’école de Fontainebleau, Sébastien montag

D’après un anonyme de l’école de Fontainebleau

Sébastien montag

Painting - 19.7 x 19.7 x 0.4 inch


'Framed Color Face More and More' Digital Painting, Female Face, Vibrant Colors, Jens-Christian Wittig

'Framed Color Face More and More' Digital Painting, Female Face, Vibrant Colors

Jens-Christian Wittig

Print - 60 x 60 x 1 inch


Dimethyltryptamine 8, Sergio Recabarren

Dimethyltryptamine 8

Sergio Recabarren

Print - 37.4 x 25.6 inch


Untitled Flight, Jason Engelund

Untitled Flight

Jason Engelund

Painting - 20.1 x 16 x 1.5 inch


Sans titre, Enaer

Sans titre


Fine Art Drawings - 27.6 x 19.7 x 0.1 inch


Objet K16 # I87, Hédy Gobaa

Objet K16 # I87

Hédy Gobaa

Painting - 56.7 x 39.4 inch


Minimal modern 1, NumericEric

Minimal modern 1


Photography - 15.7 x 15.7 x 0.8 inch


Code-barres 666069781419, Grégory Schulé

Code-barres 666069781419

Grégory Schulé

Painting - 19.7 x 15.7 x 0.8 inch


Bit Nitescere III, Sylvio Marchand

Bit Nitescere III

Sylvio Marchand

Painting - 13.4 x 19.3 inch


Bit Nitescere II, Sylvio Marchand

Bit Nitescere II

Sylvio Marchand

Painting - 7.9 x 11.8 x 0.8 inch


Glitch Aesthetic

Glitch art is categorized as art that depicts technical errors for aesthetic purposes. Artists recreate 'bugs' through a range of recognizable digital imagery, such as static, pixelated, spliced or distorted images and viruses. 

This recent phenomena's arrival on the art scene has been met by a range of responses. Since its debut in the early 2000s, the art form has developed from somewhat of a novelty to a commercialized and popularized art trend. Some artists compare glitch art to cubism, drawing parallels between the cubist theory of reducing forms to their basic geometric shapes and glitch art's attempts to convert basic digital sequences into an aesthetic form. Some also compare it to pop art in the way it depicts popular culture, such as film, television, video games and advertisements. Examples can be found everywhere, from popular music videos like Kanye West's Welcome to Heartbreak, to Paranormal Activity and The New York Times Magazine's 2016 cover of Edward Snowden.

Glitch art is also interesting in the way it purposefully takes the abnormalities and errors, which we would consider defects, and makes them the focal point of the art itself. In the age of photoshop and digitized perfection, glitch art stands out as a defender of the defective. Furthermore, the idea of destroying a former image in the effort to create a new one, by purposefully adding something that would otherwise be unwanted and visually unappealing, makes it in essence a conceptual artwork. 

Though it may seem futuristic and modern, the term glitch art has been around since the 1960s and the trend is not going away any time soon. In fact, glitch art is becoming more and more commonplace in the art world. 

Discover this new and intriguing art style on Artsper with our wide selection of glitch aesthetic artworks.

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