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Painting 2.0 : Expression in the Information Age: Gesture and Spectacle, Eccentric Figuration, Social
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Examining the resurgent interest in painting and the proliferation of new digital media in recent years, this generously illustrated book delineates painting's complex relationship with information technology. In a survey that begins in the mid-twentieth century, long before the birth of the Internet, this book traces painting's capacity to digest and transform other media, even as its own legitimacy has been questioned. Featuring the work of numerous renowned artists, from Sigmar Polke to Nicole Eisenman and from Cy Twombly to Amy Sillman, the book examines how painting has addressed digital technology as it relates tohuman experience and perception, and includes three in-depthessays and additional texts by influential thinkers from the field.Comprehensive and lavishly illustrated, the book presents awide range of works that reconsider the assumed oppositionof the digital and the analog, the human and the technological,arguing that painting has served as a means to represent--andeven enact--new media. This book affirms the ongoing vitalityof the medium of painting in the midst of a digital world.
Number of Pages: 287.0
Publisher: Prestel Pub
Street Date: March 25, 2016
Item Number (DPCI): 248-03-6061