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New media in art / Michael Rush.

By: Rush, Michael [Author]Material type: TextTextSeries: World of artPublication details: London : Thames & Hudson, 2005. Edition: new edDescription: 248 p. : illustrations (some color) ; 21 cmISBN: 9780500203781; 0500203784; 0500203784Subject(s): Art, Modern -- 20th century | Multimedia (Art) | Τέχνη, Μοντέρνα -- 20ός αιώνας | Πολυμέσα (Τέχνη) | Art and motion pictures | Computer art | Τέχνη, Ψηφιακή | Performance art | Επιτελεστική τέχνη | Body art | Τέχνη και κινηματογράφος | Art, Modern -- 20th-21st century | Τέχνη, Μοντέρνα -- 20ός-21ος αιώναςDDC classification: 709.0407 | 709.040 Subject: Modern art, reflecting and defining new intellectual, scientific and technological developments, has radically extended the conventional media of sculpture and painting. Following innovative ideas about representation and the free use of materials in Cubism, Futurism and Surrealism - particularly in the work of Duchamp - artists abandoned strict adherence to traditional hierarchies of media and embraced any means, including technological, which best served their purposes. In the last 50 years especially, ideas about time and duration have reinstated narrative in art, via film-making and video, the theatricality of Happenings, Performance and Installation art, digitally manipulated photography and Virtual Reality. This pioneering book, originally published under the title New Media in Late 20th-Century Art, discusses the most influential artists internationally - from Eadweard Muybridge to Robert Rauschenberg, Bill Viola and Pipilotti Rist - and those seminal works which have radically transformed the map of world art.
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Books Books Βιβλιοθήκη ΑΚΤΟ - Αθήνα
ΑΚΤΟ Βιβλιοθήκη Ευελπίδων
Κύρια Συλλογή 709.040 74 RUS (Browse shelf(Opens below)) Not For Loan AT5110
Books Books Βιβλιοθήκη ΑΚΤΟ - Θεσσαλονίκη
Κύρια Συλλογή 709.0407 RUS (Browse shelf(Opens below)) Not For Loan TH00322

Previus ed.: published as New Media in Late 20th Century Art.

Previous ed.: published as New media in late 20th century art. 1999.

Includes bibliographical references (p.240) and index.

Review "'Excellent' - The Art Book; 'An astute introduction' - The Art Newspaper; 'An essential book for anyone interested in modern art' - The World of Interiors"

Modern art, reflecting and defining new intellectual, scientific and technological developments, has radically extended the conventional media of sculpture and painting. Following innovative ideas about representation and the free use of materials in Cubism, Futurism and Surrealism - particularly in the work of Duchamp - artists abandoned strict adherence to traditional hierarchies of media and embraced any means, including technological, which best served their purposes. In the last 50 years especially, ideas about time and duration have reinstated narrative in art, via film-making and video, the theatricality of Happenings, Performance and Installation art, digitally manipulated photography and Virtual Reality. This pioneering book, originally published under the title New Media in Late 20th-Century Art, discusses the most influential artists internationally - from Eadweard Muybridge to Robert Rauschenberg, Bill Viola and Pipilotti Rist - and those seminal works which have radically transformed the map of world art.

Michael Rush is a filmmaker and artist who has taught at New York University, Boston College, Duke, Harvard and Yale. He is the author of Video Art, also published by Thames & Hudson.

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