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Re: SV: <nettime> Landscape Painting of the Information Age
Thomas Keenan on Fri, 20 May 2005 00:14:08 +0200 (CEST)


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Re: SV: <nettime> Landscape Painting of the Information Age


In the summer of 2004 the New York-based artist Laura Kurgan exhibited 
four large prints based on data collected by commercial earth-observation 
satellites, at the Whitney Museum at Altria in New York City. She called 
the work "Monochrome Landscapes." The New Yorker magazine reviewer wrote 
(issue of 5 July 2004): "Laura Kurgan's digital satellite photographs of 
landscapes reduced to monochrome fields provide a glimpse of how 
transporting both visually and conceptually art based on digits can be."

- Tom Keenan

On Thu, 19 May 2005, Thomas Petersen wrote:

>> The only artist, as far as I know, who
>> literally creates landscape painting of the
>> information age is Wolfgang Staehle.
>
> Here's a couple of quite literal digital landscapes:
>
> Monochrome Landscapes
> www.crossover.dk/landscape


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