Into the Light: The Projected Image in American Art, 1964-1977

A Whitney Museum of American Art Publication By transforming the traditionally static viewing space into an active participatory field experiments with the moving image dramatically expanded the parameters of modern art in the 1960s and ’70s. But due to their ephemeral nature, many such classic installation works, while remembered, have not been widely witnessed. Into the Light accompanies the Whitney Museum of American Art’s re-creation of 19 landmark film, video, and slide installations from this prescient era. Along with new color and duotone photographs of reconstructed installations by Michael Heizer, Dan Graham, Bruce Nauman, and Andy Warhol, among others, this volume includes previously unpublished diagrams and other documentation from the period. Each project is described in detail and situated in both a cinematic and art historical context.

Text: Iles Chrissie. cm 21X25; pp. 184; COL and BW; paperback. Publisher: Harry N. Abrams, New York, 2001.

ISBN: 9780810968301| 0810968304

Product Description

A Whitney Museum of American Art Publication By transforming the traditionally static viewing space into an active participatory field experiments with the moving image dramatically expanded the parameters of modern art in the 1960s and ’70s. But due to their ephemeral nature, many such classic installation works, while remembered, have not been widely witnessed. Into the Light accompanies the Whitney Museum of American Art’s re-creation of 19 landmark film, video, and slide installations from this prescient era. Along with new color and duotone photographs of reconstructed installations by Michael Heizer, Dan Graham, Bruce Nauman, and Andy Warhol, among others, this volume includes previously unpublished diagrams and other documentation from the period. Each project is described in detail and situated in both a cinematic and art historical context.