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Art and Electronic Media
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Art and Electronic Media

by Edward A. Shanken
 

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A timely survey that addresses the relationship between art and electronic technology, including mechanics, light, graphics, robots, virtual reality and the web.

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A timely survey that addresses the relationship between art and electronic technology, including mechanics, light, graphics, robots, virtual reality and the web.

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[Art and Electronic Media] goes further than just offering a survey view. Edward Shanken unpacks what is now often called new media art into fathomable themes ... As well as his thought—provoking essay, there are images from seminal yet disregarded figures in electronic media" – Art World"

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ISBN-13:
9780714847825
Publisher:
Phaidon Press
Publication date:
02/15/2009
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
10.30(w) x 11.60(h) x 1.30(d)
Age Range:
13 - 18 Years

Meet the Author

Edward A. Shanken is an art historian whose research focuses on 20th—century experimental art. He is editor of Telematic Embrace: Visionary Theories of Art, Technology, and Consciousness by Roy Ascott (University of California Press, 2001). Recent and forthcoming publications include essays on art and technology in the 1960s, art and cybernetics, telematic art, artificial life and art, and interactive multimedia. Shanken holds graduate degrees from Yale (1990) and Duke Universities (1999). He was a Fellow in Arts Administration at the National Endowment for the Arts in 1991, and received a Henry Luce/American Council of Learned Societies fellowship in 1998—99. He is currently Assistant Professor in the Department of Media Studies at the University of Amsterdam and a member of the Media Art History faculty at the Donau University, Krems, Germany.

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