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The work of art in the age of electronic reproduction

Author: Nancy Buchanan; Angelo Funicelli
Publisher: [1985]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : Videocassette : U-matic   Archival Material : English
Publication:Long Beach Museum of Art Video Archive, circa 1970-2000
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In an homage to Walter Benjamin and his essay The work of art in the age of mechanical reproduction, Buchanan's video questions how image processing transforms the role of the artist in society, as well as the nature of contemporary society itself, by juxtaposing images of the making and eating of a television-shaped cake, distorted text from writers Georgi Plekhanov and Herbert Marcuse, and footage of herself  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Video art
Videotapes
Named Person: Walter Benjamin; Herbert Marcuse; Georgiĭ Valentinovich Plekhanov; Herbert Marcuse; Georgiĭ Valentinovich Plekhanov
Material Type: Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Archival Material, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Nancy Buchanan; Angelo Funicelli
OCLC Number: 123943169
Notes: Title from label.
Summary from associated documentation in the Long Beach Museum of Art Video Archive, Series I.
Copyright: unverified.
This work is on the following tape: VA113.
Credits: Music, Angelo Funicelli.
Description: 1 videocassette of 1 (U-Matic) (8 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in. original 1 videocassette of 1 (Betacam SP) (8 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in. archival master 1 videocassette of 1 (digital Betacam) (8 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in. copy master 1 videodisc of 1 DVD) (8 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. use copy
Responsibility: by Nancy Buchanan.

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In an homage to Walter Benjamin and his essay The work of art in the age of mechanical reproduction, Buchanan's video questions how image processing transforms the role of the artist in society, as well as the nature of contemporary society itself, by juxtaposing images of the making and eating of a television-shaped cake, distorted text from writers Georgi Plekhanov and Herbert Marcuse, and footage of herself working.

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