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Screens: Viewing Media Installation Art

Kate Mondloch

Abstract

Media screens—film, video, and computer screens—have increasingly pervaded both artistic production and everyday life since the 1960s. Yet the nature of viewing artworks made from these media, along with their subjective effects, remains largely unexplored. This book aims to address this gap, offering a historical and theoretical framework for understanding screen-reliant installation art and the spectatorship it evokes. Examining a range of installations created over the past fifty years that investigate the rich terrain between the sculptural and the cinematic, including works by artists suc ... More

Keywords: media screens, film, video, computer screens, installations, screen spectatorship, new media artworks, contemporary visuality

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2010 Print ISBN-13: 9780816665211
Published to Minnesota Scholarship Online: August 2015 DOI:10.5749/minnesota/9780816665211.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Kate Mondloch, author
Assistant Professor of Art History at University of Oregon