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Jonas Joan

Biography An acclaimed multi-media performance artist, Joan Jonas is also a major figure in video art. From her seminal performance-based exercises of the 1970s to her later televisual narratives, Jonas' elusive theatrical portrayal of female identity...

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Samaras Lucas

Dans l'art de Lucas Samaras, tout tourne autour de lui-même, de son corps qu'il désigne comme matériau, avec lequel il travaille. Réduire son œuvre au Body-Art serait toutefois injuste pour ce New Yorkais d'adoption. Il est également sculpteur, mais aussi...

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Viola Bill

Bill Viola is a major figure in video art. His installations and videotapes, which have received international recognition, are distinguished by a confluence of allegorical resonance and virtuosic control of technology. Viola explores video's temporal...

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Vasulka Woody

Since the mid-1970s, Woody Vasulka's work has focused on a rich articulation of the syntactical potential of electronic imaging. After producing a pioneering body of tapes in collaboration with Steina in the early 1970s, he has since undertaken a sophisticated...

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Vasulka Steina

Since the mid-1970s, Steina has explored intricate transformations of vision, space and sound, through a dynamic confluence of digital technologies, mechanical devices and natural landscape. After producing a pioneering body of work with Woody Vasulka...

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Vasulka Steina & Woody

Steina and Woody Vasulka are major figures in video history, technical pioneers who have contributed enormously to the evolution of the medium and who continue to be major practitioners of video as art. The Vasulkas' technological investigations into...

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Paik Nam June

Nam June Paik is a major contemporary artist and a seminal figure in video art. His video sculptures, installations, performances and tapes encompass one of the most influential and significant bodies of work in the medium. From his Fluxus-based performances...

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Nauman Bruce

Bruce Nauman's films and videotapes from the 1960s and '70s are recognized as among the most influential and innovative in contemporary art. Twenty-nine historical works by Nauman have been newly restored through EAI's Preservation Program. Bruce Nauman...

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Hill Gary

Gary Hill is one of the most important contemporary artists investigating the relationships between words and electronic images -- an inquiry that has dominated the video art of the past decade. Originally trained as a sculptor, Hill began working in...

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Baldessary John

Biography A major figure in contemporary art, John Baldessari has been termed "one of the most influential artists to emerge since the mid-1960s." From his phototext canvases of the 1960s to his composite photo collages and installations of the 1980s,...

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Acconci Vito

Après des études de littérature à Holly Cross College, Worcester, Massachusetts (B.A. en 1962), puis de littérature et de poésie à l'université de Iowa (M.F.A en 1964), il enseigne la théorie de l'art dans des écoles d'art visuel à New York, écrit de...

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Acconci Vito

Biography The influential, provocative and often radical art-making practices of Vito Acconci have earned him international recognition. Acconci has been a vital presence in contemporary art since the late 1960s; his confrontational and ultimately political...

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Abramovic Marina & Ulay

MARINA ABRAMOVIC ET ULAY Biography From 1976 to 1988, Marina Abramovic and Ulay undertook a rigorous artistic collaboration, during which they produced works in performance, video and life-size Polaroid photography. As seminal participants in the European...

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