Graham, dan and benjamin buchloh, eds, video architecture-television: writings on video and video works, 1970-1978/dan graham, published by the press of nova scotia college of art & design/new york university press, halifax, canada, 1979. Dan graham, born in urbana, illinois, in 1942, is one of the most renowned contemporary artists his work often focuses on cultural phenomena, incorporating materials as diverse as photography, video, performance, glass, and mirror structures. Graham has also published numerous critical and theoretical essays that investigate the cultural ideology of such contemporary social phenomena as punk music, suburbia and public architecture graham has published numerous critical essays, and is the author of video-architecture-television (1980.
In addition, the volume contains an essay by the artist in which he examines the various possibilities and forms of representation offered by the video medium, and draws the boundaries between these and representational spaces in television, film, or architecture. The social forms of reflection and transparency signified by the mirror/window are discussed at greater length in “essay on video, architecture, and television,” which, though subdivided into multiple small sections in the manner that seems best to suit graham’s thematically episodic style, is the most developed critical piece in the. Video, architecture, television : writings on video and video works, 1970-1978 by dan graham ( book ) 18 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 353 worldcat member libraries worldwide.
Dan graham video - television - architecture please join eai and dan graham for an artist talk that explores his early and unrecorded experiments with video, architecture, and time. In installations focusing on the social implications of television, as articulated in private and public viewing spaces, graham refers to video’s semiotic function in architecture in relation to both window and mirror. Over the last fifty years, graham’s practice has encompassed writing, photography, performance, architecture, installation, video and curating his body of work analyses the social functions of contemporary culture and its systems, from rock music and television to visual art and architecture. Dan graham is a self-taught artist worth knowing born in 1942 in illinois, his art career started in 1964 at john daniels gallery in nyc his oeuvre is vast, besides some 50 realized glass pavilions – which he began in the 1980s, there’s sculpture, installations, video, film, photography and critical essays. Like them, graham considered himself a writer–artist, publishing essays and reviews on topics ranging from rock music to eisenhower’s paintings and dean martin’s television show his earliest projects dealt with the magazine page, and one of his seminal early works was a series of magazine-style photographs with text, “homes for america.
Dan grahamwill talk about his live video pieces from the 1970sthese works were created using closed-circuit cable television technology and incorporated into architectural installations using corporate building materials and. One place after another: site-specific art and locational identity essay video, architecture and television two-way mirror power: selected wiritings by dan graham on his art jan 2001 52-61. Graham grew up in winfield and westfield, new jersey, and in 1963 moved to new york city, where he would later publish a series of texts on art, architecture, music and television.
Dan graham, video-architecture-television: writings on video and video works 1970-1978, halifax: press of the nova scotia college of art & design, 1979 lead essay hollis frampton, circles of confusion: film/photography/video texts 1968-1981 , foreword annette michelson, visual studies workshop press, 1983, 200 pp. Daniel dan graham (born march 31, 1942) is an american artist, writer, and curatorgraham grew up in new jersey in 1964 he began directing the john daniels gallery in new york, where he put on sol lewitt's first one-man show, and in groups shows, exhibited works of donald judd, dan flavin and robert smithson. Over the past fifty years, dan graham has continually reexamined the intersections of architecture and popular culture graham’s new installation, tv producer as conceptual artist (2018), combines these interests, displaying excerpted footage from reality and game shows on box monitors, around an architectural screen of perforated masonite and stretched mylar.
Essays by alexander alberro, dan graham, friedrich wolfram heubach, brian hatton, mark francis, gloria moure, christine van assche and adachiara zevi this remarkably detailed and thoroughly illustrated book is an absolutely essential reference to the work and thought of the american artist dan graham. Find great deals for writing art: two-way mirror power : selected writings by dan graham on his art by dan graham and jeff wall (1999, paperback) to work integrating video, television, architecture, film, and performance of the 1970s, to his pavilion sculptures of the 1980s and 1990s the book also features an essay by jeff wall and.
Graham, dan, video – architecture – television: writings on video and video works 1970-1979 seeing one’s self on a time-delayed closed circuit tv has all the inherent creepiness of a scene from a japanese horror film. Essays charting the diverse works of renowned conceptual artist dan graham. Celebrating dan graham's work sculptures that he has said exist somewhere between architecture and television, play a big part in the show for america,” graham’s photo essay.