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Kinetismus: 100 Years of Electricity in Art

Kinetismus: 100 Years of Electricity in Art

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Exhibition Catalog

Peter Weibel et al. Kunsthalle Praha, Prague, 2022. Published in association with Hatje Cantz Verlag, Berlin.

272 pp. 300 ills. (half in col.). 32 x 23 cm. In English. Paperbound.

ISBN 9783775751971

Kinetismus: 100 Years of Electricity in Art will explore how electricity has transformed artistic practice from the start of the 20th century to the present day and focus on four key areas - cinematography, kinetic art, cybernetic art, and computer art. The exhibition will feature over ninety works of art by several generations of artists from all around the world, including independent figures and members of emblematic groups such as Bauhaus, GRAV, Dvizhenie, ZERO, and teamLab. The show will include the work of pioneers such as Mary Ellen Bute, Zdeněk Pešánek, László Moholy-Nagy and Marcel Duch established names such as Julio Le Parc, Yaacov Agam, Woody and Steina Vašulka, François Morellet, Adéla Matasová, William Kentridge; and representatives from younger generations such as Refik Anadol, Žilvinas Kempinas, Shilpa Gupta, Olafur Eliasson, Michael Bielický & Kamila B. Richter. The richly illustrated catalogue features contributions by the curatorial team and many other relevant authors, and an illustrated timeline tracing the milestones of technological, theoretical, and artistic developments brought about by electricity from the 1920s to the present day.

Subject Headings: International ; Western Art -- Post-1945 -- Several Fine Arts Media (Western) -- Kinetismus --

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