(8/19/03) Acclaimed artists’ collective NOIR.ORG (www.noir.org) has released its fifth art pack, featuring 73 exquisite pieces of traditional and CGI art, music, and fiction. Industry names like Willi Hammes are joined by successful traditional artists, such as Scott Flament, whose oil paintings have been exhibited in Paris, France, and dozens of up-and-coming artists from around the world.
The theme of Noir’s current pack is “Alien Ascension,” designed by Fetus, and its cover artist is Scott Flament. Previous covers have been designed by Crojas, Can Tuncer, Enrique Caballero, and Elco Vossers.
Since its founding in 1997, Noir has developed a reputation for excellence. Noir has succeeded in using the Internet to bring the works of artists from around the world to the attention of the public. After being reconstituted in 2002, Noir has released five new art packs, each showcasing dozens of works. Noir has over seventy members from more than a dozen nations.