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Bill Viola: ‘People thought I was an idiot and that video would never last’ by Nicholas Wroe

Bill Viola was a freshman art student in 1970 when he first picked up a video camera. “As a very new piece of technology it was also very clunky and … Continue reading

July 16, 2014 · Leave a comment

Nam June Paik, The man who invented video art. By Jim Lewis

  Very few artists can be credited with inventing—or discovering—a medium, the more so since those technologies, like photography and film, that are recent enough to have discernible origins weren’t … Continue reading

July 16, 2014 · Leave a comment

Alejandro Jodorowsky’s “El Topo” By Roger Ebert

  A man in black rides the desert vastness of Mexico with a naked child in front of him on the saddle. Three hee-hawing gunmen appear from out of hiding, … Continue reading

July 7, 2014 · Leave a comment

La Sousa Clown Band

La Sousa Clown Band at Luna Park
Seattle 1909

July 7, 2014 · Leave a comment

Cremaster 5 Synopsis by Eric Doeringer

Cremaster 5 (55 min, 1997) is a five-act opera (sung in Hungarian) set in late-ninteenth century Budapest. The last film in the series, Cremaster 5 represents the moment when the … Continue reading

July 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

Cremaster 4 Synopsis by Eric Doeringer

Cremaster 4 (42 min, 1994) was, in fact, the first installment that Barney filmed. It was produced on a shoestring budget of $200,000 (largely paid for by London arts organization … Continue reading

July 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

Cremaster 3 Synopsis by Eric Doeringer

Cremaster 3 (182 min, 2002) was the last film in the cycle to be completed and is the longest film in the series. As the midpoint between the two reflected … Continue reading

July 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

Cremaster 2 Synopsis by Eric Doeringer

  Cremaster 2 (79 min, 1999) was the first project Barney shot on HDTV (all of the Cremaster “films” are shot on video and then transferred to 35mm film for … Continue reading

July 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

Cremaster 1 Synopsis by Eric Doeringer

  Cremaster 1 (40 min, 1995) is a Busby Berkeley-influenced musical revue shot on the bright blue Astroturf of Bronco Stadium in Boise, Idaho (where Matthew Barney played football as … Continue reading

July 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

Cremaster Cycle Synopsis by Eric Doeringer

The Cremaster Cycle is a series of five films directed by artist Matthew Barney, with a total running time of just under seven hours. Biologically, the cremaster is a muscle … Continue reading

July 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

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