Vertigo: A Century of Multimedia Art, from Futurism to the Web


Vertigo seeks to document the surge of multimedia art driven by the advent of new technologies, including works produced by great names in art such as Balla, Warhol, Beuys, Anselm Kiefer, Nam June Paik, and Laurie Anderson.

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Vertigo seeks to document the surge of multimedia art driven by the advent of new technologies, including works produced by great names in art such as Balla, Warhol, Beuys, Anselm Kiefer, Nam June Paik, and Laurie Anderson.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9788861305625
  • Publisher: Rizzoli
  • Publication date: 10/7/2008
  • Pages: 464
  • Product dimensions: 6.60 (w) x 9.60 (h) x 1.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Germano Celant is author of more than one hundred publications and the curator of hundreds of international exhibitions. Gianfranco Maraniello is Director of the MAMbo Museum of Modern Art of Bologna.

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Table of Contents

The Reasons for Vertigo Germano Celant Celant, Germano 3

The Subject of the Media Gianfranco Maraniello Maraniello, Gianfranco 17

Vertigo Germano Celant Celant, Germano 24

Nineteen Eleven Nineteen Sixty-two 41

There Will Come A Time When Paintings Are No Longer Enough Ester Coen Coen, Ester 43

The Media Heat Up: Cinema and Photography in Futurism Giovanni Lista Lista, Giovanni 49

Artists and Books in the First Half of the Twentieth Century Elio Grazioli Grazioli, Elio 55

Image and Concept Carlo Montanaro Montanaro, Carlo 61

The Irresistible Rise of the Photographic Claudio Marra Marra, Claudio 67

From Film Projector To MP3 Player 238

Nineteen Sixty-three Two Thousand Five 254

Making Good Use of the Banal Alberto Boatto Boatto, Alberto 257

The Screen - 'General Equivalent' of Contemporary Art Ugo Volli Volli, Ugo 263

Connecting Pages Giovanni Maria Accame Accame, Giovanni Maria 269

Tele-aesthetics: Between Television and Art Marco Senaldi Senaldi, Marco 275

Les cousins: Film and Artistic Avant-gardes Peppino Ortoleva Ortoleva, Peppino 285

The City Is a Computer Every Twenty Square Metres: Toward a Non-figurative Architecture Andrea Branzi Branzi, Andrea 291

From Film to Video Art Francesco Bernardelli Bernardelli, Francesco 297

The Sonic Youth of the Last Century Carlo Antonelli Antonelli, Carlo 307

Surveillance, Identity and Archive in the Digital Age: An Interview with Stefano Rodota Antonio Somaini Somaini, Antonio 311

Two Thousand Seven Vanessa Beecroft Beecroft, Vanessa Gregory Crewdson Crewdson, Gregory Yang Fudong Yang, Fudong Andreas Gursky Gursky, Andreas Thomas Hirschhorn Hirschhorn, Thomas Pierre Huyghe Huyghe, Pierre Steve McQueenMcQueen, Steve Matt Mullican Mullican, Matt Vik Muniz Muniz, Vik Paul Pfeiffer Pfeiffer, Paul Thomas Ruff Ruff, Thomas Lucas Samaras Samaras, Lucas Thomas Struth Struth, Thomas Grazia Toderi Toderi, Grazia Francesco Vezzoli Vezzoli, Francesco Krzysztof Wodiczko Wodiczko, Krzysztof 415

Appendix 449

List of Works and Texts 451

Bibliography 475

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