CONTEMPORARY ART MOVEMENTS

PUBLISHER
The Drawing Center/ Independent Curators International

BOOK FORMAT
Paperback, 8.5 x 11 in. / 182 pgs / 150 bw.

PUBLISHING STATUS
Pub Date
Active

DISTRIBUTION
D.A.P. Exclusive
Catalog: FALL 2009 p. 105   

PRODUCT DETAILS
ISBN 9780942324389 TRADE
List Price: $25.00 CDN $34.50 GBP £22.00

AVAILABILITY
Out of stock

EXHIBITION SCHEDULE

New York
The Drawing Center, 04/17/09-07/23/09

Baltimore
The Contemporary Museum, 09/18/09-11/13/09

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THE DRAWING CENTER/ INDEPENDENT CURATORS INTERNATIONAL

Fax

Text by João Ribas.

Though the technology for transmitting information long-distance dates from the nineteenth century, it was the fax machine, made commercially available in the 1970s, that turned facsimiles into a primary form of communication. Artists readily exploited the fax machine for its graphic and interactive possibilities, positing the medium as a precursor to the then-nascent field of new media art and within the legacy of mail art. Fax presents works by a multigenerational group of nearly 100 artists, architects, designers, scientists and filmmakers--Mel Bochner, Liam Gillick, Wade Guyton, Glenn Ligon, Jan De Cock, Cerith Wyn Evans, Morgan Fisher and Aurélien Froment, among others--that use the fax machine as a tool for thinking and drawing. Published to accompany an exhibition at New York's Drawing Center, FAX includes the drawings, texts, examples of early telecommunications art (with inevitable transmission errors), junk faxes and fax lore that were all transmitted via the gallery's fax line.
Fax

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