THE PUBLICATION OF THE GUTENBERG BIBLE IN 1455 PRODUCED THE FIRST COMPLETE EXTANT BOOK KNOWN IN WESTERN CULTURE PRINTED BY USING MASS-PRODUCED MOVABLE METAL TYPE. TODAY, BOOKS ARE AVAILABLE IN MANY FORMS, BOTH PHYSICAL AND DIGITAL, ON KINDLE OR ANY NUMBER OF TABLETS AND e-READERS. 375 more words
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“Since relocating to the California desert in 2013, artist MPA (b. 1980; Redding, CA) has been immersed in a multi-year inquiry into the future colonization of Mars, often known as the red planet. 255 more words
The Whitney Museum of American Art was borne out of sculptor Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney’s advocacy on behalf of living American artists. At the beginning of the twentieth century, artists with new ideas found it nearly impossible to exhibit or sell their work in the United States. 1,064 more words
There is an arresting photograph of Marcel Breuer sitting in the upper-floor of the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York. It is 1967, a year after his building has opened and Breuer, dressed in a smart suit, and in an armchair with his back to one of the museum’s signature trapezoid windows, looks as if he is explaining something – perhaps trying to justify something. 787 more words
Black Friday // Sophia Al-Maria // 2016 // digital video, color, sound; 16:36 min & The Litany // Sophia Al-Maria // 2016 // Sand, glitter, glass, smartphones, computer screens, tablet computers, and USB cables, with multichannel looped digital video, color & black-and-white, sound; durations variable… 102 more words
IMMERSIVE CINEMA AND ART, Dreamlands 1905–2016 will run at the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York from October 28, 2016–February 5, 2017.
The exhibition will be the most technologically complex project mounted to date at the Museum of American Art, embracing a wide range of moving image techniques, from hand-painted film to the latest digital technologies. 304 more words