Today at the Museum
Thursday, February 20, 2020
Michelangelo’s sculptures, paintings, and architectural projects have been the subject of artistic admiration for more than 500 years.
Video art emerged in the 1960s with the advent of video recording devices and steadily gained traction alongside the increased presence of television in daily life. The latter forever changed how images were distributed, consumed, and eventually reconstituted in and beyond art.
For much of the 20th century, contact sheets (also called proof sheets) were vital to the practice of photography. The rising popularity of roll film encouraged more and more exposures; the best frame would be chosen later.
Focusing on Louis Comfort Tiffany’s passion for stained glass as a way to bring Nature’s splendid color into the home, this exhibition explores Tiffany’s vivid designs in relation to emerging artistic and craft movements at the turn of the 20th century.